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Homes Not Houses: Putting Wellbeing First

Thursday, 9 June 2016

The 'Architecture of Prosperity' programme hosted a panel discussion to mark the publication of 'Housing the Mind', a new Legatum Institute essay. The event also launched a forthcoming study by Create Streets, titled 'Heart in the Right Street', which looks at the links between specific components of the built environment and measurable wellbeing.

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Housing the Mind

Thursday, 9 June 2016

What impact does the built environment have on our mental health? Psychiatrists Ciaran Abbey and TBS Balamurali are the authors of a new Legatum Institute study that explores the relationship between mental health and housing as a cornerstone from which humans can develop and flourish.

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Planning for Prosperity in the Age of Rapid Urbanisation

Friday, 26 February 2016

The Legatum Institute's 'Architecture of Prosperity' programme, together with the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, convened a workshop on 'Planning for Prosperity in the Age of Rapid Urbanisation' in the context of the 2030 Agenda and the upcoming Habitat III conference.

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The Urban Escalator

Thursday, 10 September 2015

The Legatum Institute’s paper The Urban Escalator, was launched with a seminar that examined why and how slums should be redefined, and whether or not utopic settlements are realistic—or even a good idea.

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The Urban Escalator

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Why are some cities surrounded by slums and riddled with crime, while others are affluent, ordered and desirable places to live? In a new paper for the Legatum Institute, urban consultant James Fischelis looks at why certain cities have met the urban influx with great success, whereas others continue on a downward spiral.

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Bring Back London's Slums

Thursday, 10 September 2015

We all know that not enough homes are being built in London. But when London’s new mayor is elected in May 2016, will he or she start to build real places, places for life, places that become part of London? James Fischelis, urban consultant and author of The Urban Escalator explains how London can learn from its slums of the past.

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London Needs to Build the Right Housing—Not Just More Housing

Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Legatum Institute and Create Streets were pleased to host a livestreamed panel with Evan Davis, housing experts and some of London's prospective mayoral candidates, to discuss how to solve the capital's housing crisis and boost wellbeing by building homes people want to live in.

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Can Architecture be (Im)Moral?

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

As part of the Legatum Institute's Architecture of Prosperity series, architect Charlotte Skene Catling shared her thoughts on why entrepreneurial architects matter in policy and how they can contribute to lasting prosperity as we grow our cities.

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Building for the Future?

Monday, 24 November 2014

The Legatum Institute held its latest Architecture of Prosperity lecture, with Jonathan Meades, writer, journalist, and film-maker, to debate the concept of architectural legacy.


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Place-making for Prosperity: Mount Pleasant Circus

Thursday, 30 October 2014

David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, was guest speaker at a Legatum Institute breakfast that explored the controversial Royal Mail plans for the redevelopment of the Mount Pleasant Sorting Office site in London. The discussion was based on an elegant alternative put forward in a paper published jointly by the Legatum Institute and Create Streets.


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What is Suburbia?

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, joined architects, urban planners and sociologists to explore the suburbs as part of the Legatum Institute’s 'Architecture of Prosperity' series. ‘London and the Evolution of Suburbia’ examined the past, present and future of suburbia, and its role in effective urbanisation and regeneration policies.


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Prosperity, Community and Identity: The Built Environment and Creative Capacity

Thursday, 24 April 2014

To inaugurate its 'Architecture of Prosperity' series, the Legatum Institute convened a seminar on Prosperity, Community and Identity: the built environment and creative capacity, which brought together a range of experts and practitioners from the worlds of architecture, planning, politics, academia and mental health. UK Minister for Planning, Nick Boles, served as guest speaker.