Redesigning the Global City

Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities; Peter Kudryavtsev, Founding Partner, Citymakers; LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO); Helle Søholt, Founding Partner & CEO, Gehl Architects ApS. Moderated by Edwin Heathcote.


Global cities, often designed for different eras, must upgrade existing infrastructure and transform public spaces to meet modern-day demands and population growth. How can design and planning advance sustainable and inclusive urban development? How can the built environment improve public health and quality of life? How have global cities improved their land-use to better serve their residents?

Speaker Bio


1:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m.
Redesigning the Global City
Panel and discussion

3:15 p.m.

3:23 p.m.
Flash Talk: "The Array of Things: A Fitness Tracker for the City"
Charlie Catlett, Founding Director, Urban Center for Computation and Data, University of Chicago, and Argonne National Laboratory
3:30 p.m.
Global Transportation Hubs
Panel and discussion