What makes for happy places?
Sometimes the most basic questions are the most important. What works in different climates, countries and cultures is not the same everywhere. But it does rhyme. Because, ultimately, we are all humans with similar needs for home and community, safety and stimulation, beauty and purpose.
Construire en Beauté
Forum Zéro Carbone Toulouse - 14 Oct 2022
Calling for Traffic Modelling Change
New London Architecture - 15 Mar 2022
New London Architecture - 27 Jul 2021
Launch of the Office for Place
Policy Exchange - 20 Jul 2021
Building Beautiful, High Quality Urban Places
IdeasSpace - 24 Dec 2020
Can Design Beat NIMBYism?
Big Tent Festival - 8 September 2018
Building our Future
A podcast by Bert Broadhead - 21 Feb 2020
Championing Reuse in the Built Environment
AJ Festival - 16 Sept 2020
Building Beautifully Designed Homes
A Policy Exchange / Create Streets event - 23 October 2019
What would Bazalgette do?
Times+ conference on Green air - 22 July 2019
The Big Debate 2018: The London Plan
New London Architecture 5 Feb 2018
Tall buildings in London: how many is too many?
New London Architecture 27 April 2018
Residents should take over the Grenfell estate
Legatum Institute 12 March 2018
The changing London skyline
Raconteur - August 2016
Can we Measure the Quality of Place?
Future Cities Catapult 13 June 2017
Create Streets on BBC Newsnight
BBC Newsnight 21 Feb 2017
Housing - What can we do about it?
7 August 2015
Homes not houses - Putting Wellbeing first
Legatum Institute - 9 June 2016
Helping Boris see the light
Shoreditch Church - 23 November 2015
London Needs the Right Housing
Legatum Institute - hosted by Evan Davis, 4 June 2015
The Ruin of London, by A. de Botton
13 July 2015
B. Johnson on density & planning rules
London Assembly, 17 September 2014
Our Disposable Architecture
26 May 2015
Mount Pleasant Association's deputation
3 October 2014
Making cities liveable
3 June 2014 (from 17 mins, 30 secs)
Boris Johnson on density and streets
London Assembly, 23 July 2014
LSE / CFL Towers debate
2 June 2014 (from 27 mins 30 secs)