Tower, Slab, Superblock: London session

A 2016 discussion on policy and design strategies for reinvigorating postwar social housing in London.

December 10, 2016

Recorded on December 10, 2016.

In 2016, The Architectural League of New York hosted a conference called Tower, Slab, Superblock examining the history, current status, and prospects of high-rise and superblock residential development. Experts discussed the potential for redevelopment from design and public policy perspectives.

In the above video, the following speak:

  • Lawrence Vale, Ford Professor of Urban Design and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Geraldine Dening, cofounder, Architects for Social Housing
  • Simon Elmer, cofounder, Architects for Social Housing
  • Phineas Harper, deputy director, The Architecture Foundation
  • Paul Karakusevic, founder and partner, Karakusevic Carson Architects.



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