The Plundered Planet
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Collier
Recorded on 24 May 2010 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.
Cities are the magnets for more than half the world's population. In such urban conditions, architects are increasingly called into debates about environmental and social sustainability, governance, and social inequality. Shaping Cities is an Urban Age public lecture series organised by LSE Cities that identifies the growing complexity of architectural practice in relation to the challenges of exponential urbanism.