The tensions between economic growth, social inclusion and environmental sustainability are putting London, like other global cities, under pressure. Local authorities are needing to make trade-offs between new development and existing neighbourhoods to accommodate more housing and services. What impact will these choices have on the shape of London?
Ricky Burdett (@BURDETTR) is Professor of Urban Studies at LSE and Director of the Urban Age and LSE Cities.
Muhammed Butt (@MAsgharButt2) is Leader of Brent Council.
Amica Dall (@Assemblestudio) is one of the directors of Assemble, a democratically run architecture, art and design practice.
Georgia Gould (@Georgia_Gould) is Leader of Camden Council and Deputy Leader of London Councils.
Tony Travers is Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Director of LSE London, LSE.
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This event is part of the LSE Festival: Shape the World running from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 March 2020, with a series of events exploring how social science can make the world a better place.
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