Shape the future of cities together

2 - 13 November 2020

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Make a positive impact on places


Festival of Place presents an exciting season of inspiring talks and dynamic workshops for city-shapers, placemakers, planners, developers, architects and investors. Shape your own learning across two weeks of keynote speeches, think-ins, masterclasses, case studies and placehacks about how to design and develop places where people thrive; putting citizens first. Come together with international urban shapers in our social lounge to question, challenge and learn. Celebrate the best in place with The Pineapples.
 

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Exclusive masterclass with Gil Penalosa, founder of 8 80 Cities who has advised 350 cities around the world, on shaping post-Covid sustainable mobility, public spaces, and streets for more liveable, equitable places

Making lunch with Carolyn Steel, thinker, architect and author of Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World, for an interview and lunchtime cooking session 

Fireside chat with Brent Toderian, former chief planner of Vancouver, on good and bad density 

Leslie Kern, author of The Feminist City, on the starting blocks for more equitable places

 

Stefano Boeri, architect of vertical forest tower, Bosco Verticale in Milan on urban greening

Workshops with Tim Gill, Dr. Jo Morrison, Dr. Nick Tyler and more...

Plus leading industry voices including James Raynor, CEO of Grosvenor, Danna Walker, Founder, BuiltByUs, May Al-Karooni, CEO, Globechain, Jan Christian Vestre, CEO, Vestre, Edward Dixon, Head of ESG - Real Assets, Aviva Investors, Catherine Webster, Executive Director - Strategy and Investment, Quintain, Sarah Weir, Chief Executive, Design Council, Natascha McIntyre-Hall, Assistant Director, Portsmouth City Council, Sarah Wigglesworth, Ben Evans CBE, Founder, London Design Biennale...
 


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We have a limited number of free tickets for charities, students, community groups, engaged citizens and small non-profit organisations. We welcome your participation:

Speakers

Pam Alexander

Pam Alexander

May Al-Karooni

May Al-Karooni

Kelly Alvarez Doran

Kelly Alvarez Doran

Jonny Anstead

Jonny Anstead

Nicole Badstuber

Nicole Badstuber

Stefano Boeri

Stefano Boeri

Patricia Brown

Patricia Brown

Araceli Camargo

Araceli Camargo

Partners

Organisations in attendance in 2019:

7N Architects
AHMM
Alan Turing Institute
Allies & Morrison
Alston Capital
Argent
Artistic Statements
Arup
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Bartlett Real Estate Institute
Barton Willmore
Battersea Power Station Development Co.
BDP
Belfast City Council
Ben Adams Architects
Benoy
Bernard van Leer Foundation
Bioregional
British Land
British Property Federation
BUJ Architects
Cardiff City Council
CBRE
CC Land Management
CEG
Central
Centric Lab
City & Docklands
City of London Corporation
City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Engineers
Civic Voice
Columbia GSAPP
Commonplace Digital
Conductor
Coventry City Council
Crown Estate
CW Champions
Design Council
dn&co
Ebbsfleet Development Corporation
Elliott Wood
Eric Parry Architects
European Network for Child Friendly Cities
Flashbulb PR
FTI Consulting
Goals4Girls
Grimshaw
Hardscape
Hok
Holmes Wood
Home Group
Igloo
Intu Properties
Invisible Studio Architects
J2
Kiondo
Knight Architects
L&Q
Landscape Institute
LDA Design
Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership
Lendlease Europe
Leslie Jones Architecture
Levitt Bernstein
Lipton Rogers Developments
LocatED
London Communications Agency
London School of Economics
Make Architects
Marketing Derby
Marks Barfield Architects
Metropolitan Workshop LLP
Ministry of Housing & Local Government
MRG Studio
MTVH
National Community Land Trust Network
OMA
Onward
Patel Taylor
Pilbrow & Partners
Places for People
Planit-IE
Porterfield PR
Quintain
Resolve Collective
Revo
Royal Town Planning Institute
S & C Slatter
Scott Brownrigg
Sound Diplomacy
Squire & Partners
Stride Treglown
Sustrans Scotland
The Circle Bristol
Thirteen Group
This Works
Times Square Alliance
Tower Hamlets Homes
U+I Group Plc
University College London
Urban Growth Company
Urban Land Institute
Urban Splash Residential Fund
Urban95
Vestre
Walulel
Warwickshire County Council
Weston Williamson & Partner
ZCD Architects

EVENT INFORMATION

  • 13 November 2020
  • Tobacco Dock
  • Wapping, London E1W 2SF
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