The Greater London National Park committee invited Professor Henrietta Moore to speak at the 'Reimagine London'-conference in February 2016.
In her speech, Prof. Moore argues that intellectual thinking is in a renaissance phase. This thinking, she says, needs to be driven towards who we want to be and how we want to live in the future. This affects the designs of our streets as well as our economy.
There are 7.7 billion people on the planet today, and every year our global population grows by around 1.08% – or around 82 million people. It is estimated that by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities. The cities we know now will have changed and adapted to accommodate for this. How will we ensure they do so in a way that improves the quality of life its residents?Read More