Building Back Better?

East London’s Regeneration Story

In this virtual lecture, given  to  architectural and planning students at the Bartlett School, University College London in September 2020, Phil explores the implications  of the pandemic  for urban place making  and heritage. The lecture focuses on a case study of East London’s regeneration and the impact of the 2012 Olympics on local communities  perceptions of the opportunities offered by new cultural and educational institutions arriving on their doorstep.