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Communities need more than basic services. They need inspiration & hope too.

“Cities are often at the forefront of the delivery of cultural richness. In Mexico city, for example, there is a fantastic initiative which is called the ‘Fallon’, The Lighthouse, signifying hope; a stunning project designed by an architect called Callas. Next to it is an area of approximately a million people […]

Ricky Burdett about cities of the future

You can become very depressed about cities of the future when you look at all the challenges facing us. But the more I go and visit cities and through the work we do at The London School of Economics, the more I think that there are solutions. They depend on people rather than policies – […]