Wednesday 24 May 2017 -
11:30 to 12:45

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As cities are increasingly tasked with driving innovation and creating environments that respond to the challenges of urbanisation, universities are also under increasing pressure to reach beyond academia. This session discusses how creative education is key to shaping these environments and explores the role that universities, particularly design and architecture schools, play in the regeneration of cities.


  • Vicky Richardson, Consultant - Architecture and Design, UK (Chair)
  • Pooja Agrawal, Architect and Urban Designer, Greater London Authority, UK
  • Dr Melanie Dodd, Programme Director: Spatial Practices MA Architecture, Central Saint Martins, UK
  • Professor Lawrence Zeegen, Dean - School of Design, Ravensbourne, UK


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