THREE CITIES IN FLUX – URBAN REGENERATION IN LONDON, MILAN, ROME - ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Thursday 16th February 2012   Architectural Association, London  

6.00pm Lecture Hall    

THREE CITIES IN FLUX – URBAN REGENERATION IN LONDON, MILAN, ROME

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

With presentations by Bob Allies / Graham MorrisonStefano BoeriPippo CiorraReinier de Graaf and discussion moderated by Brett Steele, this roundtable event concludes the programme of lectures and exhibitions Three Cities in Flux-Urban Regeneration in London, Milan and Rome which took place at the British School at Rome June 2010 to December 2011 and brings together all participants for the first time.

Centred around four main events – Allies and Morrison’s schemes: King’s Cross Central Masterplan and the 2012 Olympics Masterplan and Legacy, OMA projects in London, Milan and internationally, Stefano Boeri’s plans for the Bio Milano and Roma 3 University’s Architecture Faculty study on regenerating Rome’s historic centre – the aim is to discuss the role of the architect, the client and the developer and to identify some of the main challenges in international urban regeneration as well as to offer a critical assessment of some of the means available to confront these challenges.