Rana Dasgupta

The Future of World Cities (2)

Festival of the Future City/
Thu 19 November 2015

The Future of World Cities (2)

Rana Dasgupta
Thu 19 November 2015,

This is our second session on the issues facing world cities today and the lessons to be learnt for future planning. The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP talks about the government’s vision for cities. Novelist Elif Shafak – author of The Architect’s Apprentice – looks at Istanbul; novelist and writer Rana Dasgupta – author most recently of Capital: A Portrait of Twenty-first Century Delhi – looks at Delhi; Mathieu Lefevre, Executive Director of the New Cities Foundation, looks at Middle Eastern cities; Gabriella Goméz-Mont (Mexico City Lab) looks at Mexico; and Justin McGuirk – author of Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture – looks at Latin American cities.

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