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Three perspectives on the future of the city

26 May 2013
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Three very different perspectives on the evolution of the city. We look at the history of four ‘future’ cities; we examine the role of the suburb in the 21st century; and we hear from architect Joyce Hsiang, the co-creator of the incredibly ambitious City of 7 Billion Project.

Guests

Daniel Brook
Journalist and author of 'A History of Future Cities'.
Emeritus Professor Graeme Davison
AO, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University.
Joyce Hsiang
Co-founder of the City of 7 Billion Project, Principal Plan B Architecture & Urbanism and critic at the Yale School of Architecture.

Further Information

Daniel Brook's website
Extract from A Future History of Cities
Graeme Davison's profile
Suburban History article
Article on City of 7 Billion Project
Architect Magazine article on City of 7 Billion Project (33)

Credits

Presenter
Antony Funnell
Producer
Andrew Davies
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2013
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