Rode, Philipp

Mr Philipp Rode  

Department

Position held

Executive Director and Senior Research Fellow

 

Experience keywords:

architecture; built environment; cities and climate change; city design; global cities; global urbanisation; green economy; low carbon economy; public space; strategic planning; transport; urban age; urban governance; urban mobility; urban policy; urban regeneration; urban resilience; urban sustainability; urban technology; urbanism

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Philipp Rode is Executive Director of LSE Cities and Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He co-convenes the LSE Sociology Course on ‘City Making: The Politics of Urban Form’. As researcher and consultant he has been directing interdisciplinary projects comprising urban governance, transport, city planning and urban design since 2003. The focus of his current work is on green economy strategies in cities which includes co-directing the cities workstream of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. He has previously led the coordination of the chapters on Green Cities and Green Buildings for the United Nations Environment Programme’s Green Economy Report.

Rode is Executive Director of the Urban Age Programme and since 2005 organised Urban Age conferences in over a dozen world cities bringing together political leaders, city mayors, urban practitioners, private sector representatives and academic experts. He manages the Urban Age research efforts and recently co-authored ‘Cities and Energy: Urban morphology and heat energy demand’ (2014), ‘Going Green: How cities are leading the green economy’ (2013), ‘Transforming Urban Economies’ (2012) and ‘The Global MetroMonitor’ (2010). He has previously worked on several multidisciplinary research and consultancy projects in New York and Berlin and was awarded the Schinkel Urban Design Prize 2000.

Languages:

German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6483

LSE email:

p.rode@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2015

Burdett, Ricky and Griffiths, Peter and Heeckt, Catarina and Moss, Francis and Vahidy, Shan and Rode, Philipp and Travers, Tony (2015) Innovation in Europe's cities: a report by LSE Cities on Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2014 Mayors Challenge Burdett, Ricky, ed LSE Cities, London, UK.

Kandt, Jens and Rode, Philipp and Hoffmann, Christian and Graff, Andreas and Smith, Duncan (2015) Gauging interventions for sustainable travel: a comparative study of travel attitudes in Berlin and London Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 80. 35-48. ISSN 0965-8564

2014

Rode, Philipp and Shankar, Priya (2014) Governing cities, steering futures In: Burdett, Ricky and Rode, Philipp and Shankar, Priya and Vahidy, Shan, (eds.) Governing Urban Futures (LSE Cities Conference, Delhi, India, 14-15 November 2014). LSE Cities Conference Newspaper. LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, 4-5.

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Robert, Alexis and Kennedy, Chris and Hoornweg, Dan and Slavcheva, Roxana and Godfrey, Nick (2014) Cities and the New Climate Economy: the transformative role of global urban growth New Climate Economy Cities, Paper 01. LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Rode, Philipp and Floater, Graham and Thomopoulos, Nikolas and Docherty, James and Schwinger, Peter and Mahendra, Anjali and Fang, Wanli (2014) Accessibility in cities: transport and urban form New Climate Economy Cities, Paper 03. LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Rode, Philipp and Keim, Christian and Robazza, Guido and Viejo, Pablo and Schofield, James (2014) Cities and energy: urban morphology and residential heat-energy demand Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 41 (1). 138-162. ISSN 0265-8135

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Friedel, Bruno and Robert, Alexis (2014) Steering urban growth: governance, policy and finance New Climate Economy Cities, Paper 02. LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Burdett, Ricky and Rode, Philipp and Shankar, Priya and Vahidy, Shan, eds (2014) Governing urban futures (LSE Cities Conference, Delhi, India, 14-15 November 2014) LSE Cities Conference Newspaper. LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Copenhagen: green economy leader report Economics of Green Cities Programme, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Rode, Philipp and Nathan, Max and von Streit, Anne and Schwinger, Peter and Kippenberg, Gesine (2013) Munich: staying ahead on innovation In: Colantonio, Andrea and Burdett, Ricky and Rode, Philipp, (eds.) Transforming Urban Economies: Policy Lessons from European and Asian Cities. LSE Cities. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, UK. ISBN 9780415830577

Rode, Philipp (2013) The politics and planning of urban compaction: the case of the London Metropolitan region. In: 4th Holcim Forum 2013 – “Economy of Sustainable Construction”, 11-13 April 2013, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, India

Rode, Philipp (2013) Trends and challenges: global urbanisation and urban mobility In: Megacity Mobility Culture: How Cities Move on in a Diverse World. Lecture notes in mobility. Springer, Frankfurt am Main . ISBN 9783642347344

Colantonio, Andrea and Burdett, Ricky and Rode, Philipp (2013) Transforming urban economies: policy lessons from European and Asian cities LSE Cities. Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415830577

Rode, Philipp and Floater, Graham (2013) Going green: how cities are leading the next economy: final report LSE Cities and ICLEI, London, UK.

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) Stockholm: green economy leader report Economics of Green Cities Programme, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2012

Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Das Kommunale ist global: Der weltweite klimawandel lässt sich nur durch grüne städte stoppen Internationale Politik, 67 (4). 58-64. ISSN 1430-175X

Rode, Philipp and Burdett, Ricky (2012) The electric city In: Burdett, Richard and Rode, Philipp, (eds.) The Electric City Newspaper: Urban Age Electric City Conference (Shoreditch Electric Light Station, London 6-7 December 2012). The London School of Economics and Political Science, Alfred Herrhausen Society, London, UK, 2-4.

Rode, Philipp and Stern, Nick and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Global problems: city solutions In: Burdett, Richard and Rode, Philipp, (eds.) The Electric City Newspaper: Urban Age Electric City Conference (Shoreditch Electric Light Station, London 6-7 December 2012). The London School of Economics and Political Science, Alfred Herrhausen Society, London, UK, 5-6.

Rode, Philipp (2012) Cities and the green economy In: Simpson, Richard and Zimmerman, Monica, (eds.) The Economy of Green Cities: a World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy. Local sustainability (3). Springer, New York, USA, 79-98. ISBN 9789400719699

Rode, Philipp and Floater, Graham (2012) Going green: how cities are leading the next economy: Rio+20 edition LSE Cities and ICLEI, London, UK.

Rode, Philipp and Floater, Graham (2012) Going green: how cities are leading the next economy: 3GF edition LSE Cities and ICLEI, London, UK.

Burdett, Ricky and Rode, Philipp, eds (2012) The electric city newspaper: urban age electric city conference (Shoreditch Electric Light Station, London 6-7 December 2012) The London School of Economics and Political Science, Alfred Herrhausen Society, London, UK.

2011

Rode, Philipp and Burdett, Richard (2011) Cities In: Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication. UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya, 450-489. ISBN 9789280731439

Rode, Philipp and Burdett, Ricky (2011) Cities: investing in energy and resource efficiency In: Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication. United Nations Environment Programme, 453-492. ISBN 9789280731439

Rode, Philipp and Burdett, Ricky and Soares Gonçalves, Joana Carla (2011) Buildings: investing in energy and resource efficiency In: Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication. United Nations Environment Programme, 331-373. ISBN 9789280731439

Burdett, Ricky and Rode, Philipp (2011) Living in the urban age In: Burdett, Ricky and Sudjic, Deyan, (eds.) Living in the Endless City. Phaidon, London, UK, 8-43. ISBN 9780714861180

Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Rode, Philipp (2011) Global challenges: city solutions In: Burdett, Ricky and Sudjic, D., (eds.) Living in the Endless City: The Urban Age Project. LSE Cities. London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank’s Alfred Herrhausen Society, London, UK.

Ball, Michael and Barker, Kate and Cheshire, Paul and Evans, Alan and Fernández Arrigoitia, Melissa and Gordon, Ian and Holman, Nancy and Leunig, Tim and Mace, Alan and Meen, Geoff and Monk, Sarah and Overman, Henry G. and Power, Anne and Scanlon, Kathleen and Rode, Philipp and Tonkiss, Fran and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2011) The government’s planned National Planning Policy Framework is a step in the right direction, but policy makers must ensure they get the incentives right, and that decisions are made locally British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Oct 2011) Blog entry

2010

Berube, Alan and Friefhoff, Alec and Nadeau, Carey and Rode, Philipp and Paccoud, Antoine and Kandt, Jens and Just, Tobias and Schemm-Gregory, Reto (2010) Global metro monitor: the path to economic recovery: a preliminary overview of 150 global metropolitan economies in the wake of the great recession The Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution and LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science.

2009

Rode, Philipp (2009) Strategic planning in London and Berlin In: Chen, Xiaohong and Laepple, Dieter, (eds.) The Era of Global City Regions. Fundan Press, Shanghai, China. ISBN 9787309067316

Rode, Philipp (2009) Urban Governance als Prozess der Stadtentwicklung Tagungsband Public Value durch Urban Governance, Bundesverband für Wohnen und Stadtentwicklung, Berlin, Germany.

Rode, Philipp (2009) City making as climate policy In: Istanbul: City of Intersections. Urban Age, London School of Economics, London, UK, 10-11. ISBN 9780853284192

Rode, Philipp (2009) Mumbai: the compact mega city In: Urban India: Understanding the Maximum City. Urban Age, London School of Economics, London, UK, 45-46. ISBN 9780853282228

Rode, Philipp and Burdett, Ricky and Brown, Richard and Ramos, Frederico and Kitazawa, Kay and Paccoud, Antoine and Tesfay, Natznet (2009) Cities and social equity: inequality, territory and urban form Urban Age Programme, London School of Economics, London, UK. ISBN 9780853284185

2008

Rode, Philipp and Chandra, Rit (2008) Urban India: comparing Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore Urban Age Program, London.

Knoflacher, Hermann and Rode, Philipp and Tiwari, Geetam (2008) How roads kill cities In: Burdett, Richard and Sudjic, Deyan, (eds.) The Endless City. Phaidon, London, UK, 340-347. ISBN 9780714848204

Rode, Philipp and Chandra, Rit and Kundu, Amitabh and Nayar, Narinder and First, Bombay and Sudhira, H.S. and Vaidya, Chetan and Vaidya, Hitesh (2008) Connecting cities: India. In: 9th World Congress Of Metropolis, 22 - 25 October 2008 , Sydney, Australia

Rode, Philipp (2008) Der Klimaschutz fordert die Städte: ein globales Städtenetzwerk nimmt sich der Klimafragen an Stadtblik: Informationen Zur Stadtentwicklung, 18 (Septem). 4-7.

2007

Rode, Philipp (2007) Climate change demands city action. In: C40 Large Cities Climate Summit, 14-17 May 2007, New York City, USA

Burdett, Richard and Rode, Philipp (2007) The capital of suburbia In: Sudjic, Deyan and Burdett, Richard, (eds.) The Endless City: the Urban Age Project by the London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank’s Alfred Herrhausen Society.. Phaidon, London, UK, 145-154. ISBN 9780714848204

Burdett, Richard and Rode, Philipp (2007) The Urban Age project In: Burdett, Richard and Sudjic, Deyan, (eds.) The Endless City: the Urban Age Project by the London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank’s Alfred Herrhausen Society. Phaidon, London, UK, 8-31. ISBN 9780714848204

2006

Knoflacher, Hermann and Rode, Philipp and Tiwari, Geetam (2006) Moving people, making city In: Towards an Urban Age. Urban Age, 9-10. ISBN 0753020459

Rode, Philipp (2006) City design: a new planning paradigm? Urban Age discussion paper, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Altman, Andy and Rode, Philipp (2005) Has planning forgotten about design? Urban Age discussion paper, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Knoflacher, Hermann and Rode, Philipp (2005) Travelling less, living better, who pays? Urban Age reflection paper, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Burdett, Richard and Travers, Tony and Czischke, Darinka and Rode, Philipp and Moser, Bruno (2005) Density and urban neighbourhoods in London: summary report Enterprise LSE Cities, London, UK. ISBN 0954888111

2004

Power, Anne and Richardson, Liz and Seshimo, Kelly and Firth, Kathryn and Rode, Philipp and Whitehead, Christine M. E. (2004) A framework for housing in the London Thames Gateway LSE Housing, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Power, Anne and Richardson, Liz and Seshimo, Kelly and Firth, Kathryn and Rode, Philipp and Whitehead, Christine M. E. (2004) A framework for housing in the London Thames gateway: executive summary CASEbriefs, CASEbrief27. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London, UK.

Burdett, Richard and Travers, Tony and Czischke, Darinka and Rode, Philipp and Moser, Bruno (2004) Density and urban neighbourhoods in London: detailed report LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 095488811

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