Owen Hatherley writes regularly on aesthetics and politics for the Architectural Review, The Calvert Journal, Dezeen, the Guardian, the London Review of Books, Prospect and New Humanist. He is the author of several books, most recently Landscapes of Communism (Penguin 2015), The Ministry of Nostalgia (Verso, 2016) and The Chaplin Machine (Pluto, 2016).
Events featuring this speaker
Citizen Jane retraces the battles for the city as personified by Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, as urbanisation moves to the front of the current global agenda.
How do we build affordable housing that has citizens at the centre throughout the process? This session provides an introduction to We Can Make, a live R&D programme that explores ways in which citizens can have a greater role in making new homes.
What can we learn from cities worldwide? Leading researchers, novelists, city planners, writers and commentators each report on cities that they work in, know intimately, continue to praise and worry about.