Welcome to the fourth issue of London ideas. Through essays and interviews, we'll be exploring what an optimistic future for the capital looks like.
London has had an extraordinary year, but as we emerge from the pandemic there are reasons to be hopeful. Our city is changing fast, and we want to be part of an ongoing discussion and debate. What might an optimistic future for London look like?
This issue of London ideas looks a little bit different. We will be publishing three waves of new thinking every couple of months right here.
In this first wave, we hear from four different authors on what makes London tick and why we should be optimistic about its future:
- What’s next for our city: Big new ideas for the future of London by Claire Harding, Research Director, Centre for London
- The relationship engine: Why central London should recover by Rob Whitehead, Director of Strategic Projects, Centre for London
- How will London sustain its role as a global, cultural capital? by Lord Vaizey of Didcot
- Beyond the neighbourhood: London’s complex geography, by Darryl Chen, Partner, Urban Design Sector Lead, Hawkins\Brown