Living in the Endless City


An in-depth and multidisciplinary examination of our rapidly urbanizing world


Ricky Burdett, Deyan Sudjic


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About the book
In 2050, over three quarters of the world’s population will live in cities. This follow-up to Phaidon’s successful The Endless City is a close look at the issues that affect cities, and thus human life across the globe in the twenty-first century. Based on a series of conferences held by the London School of Economics, Living in the Endless City examines Mumbai, Sao Paolo and Istanbul through a series of essays by global scholars and thinkers, photographs illustrating key aspects of life in the three cities, and compellingly presented analytical data.



In The Press
'fascinating ... A wonderful book for everyone interested in urban development and environmental limits.' The Environmentalist



About the author(s)
Ricky Burdett is Professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age programme. He has worked as Chief Adviser on Architecture and Urbanism for the London 2012 Olympics, as architectural adviser to the Mayor of London and currently advises the Olympic Park Legacy Company. He was Director of the 2006 Architecture Biennale in Venice and currently advises the cities of Genova and Parma, and is a member of the Milan Expo 2015 masterplan team.

Dejan Sudjic is Director of the Design Museum, London and a former Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University. He was previously editor of Blueprint and Domus magazines, and Director of 'Glasgow 1999: UK City of Architecture and Design' and the Venice Architecture Biennale (2002). Former architecture critic for the Observer, he has written several books, including The 100 Mile City (1992), and John Pawson Works and Future Systems, published by Phaidon.


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