senior lecturer, Dept of Architecture, Kingston University, London; honorary research fellow, XJTLU, Suzhou, China; author, China’s Urban Revolution: understanding Chinese eco-cities
Austin Rhys Williams is the director of the Future Cities Project in London. He is also the China correspondent for the Architectural Review. His latest books are China’s Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-cities (Bloomsbury, 2017) and 20 Chinese Architects (Thames & Hudson, 2019).
He is senior lecturer at Dept of Architecture, Kingston University, UK and honorary research fellow at Xi’an-Jiaotong Liverpool University in China.
Williams is the author of several books, including The Enemies of Progress, and co-editor of The Future of Community and The Lure of the City. He co-founded the mantownhuman manifesto and is chair of the Bookshop Barnies.
Follow Austin on Twitter: @Future_Cities
Saturday 13 October, 12:00 Pit Theatre
How do you solve a problem like Korea?
Saturday 13 October, 16:00 Free Stage
Bookshop Barnie: Matthew Goodwin on National Populism
Sunday 14 October, 10:00 Exhibition Hall 2
Regeneration: urban renewal or social cleansing?
Sunday 14 October, 16:00 Free Stage
Bookshop Barnie: John Lloyd on The Power and the Story
Sunday 14 October, 17:30 Frobisher Auditorium 2
Humanity and nature… it’s complicated
Saturday 20 October, 13:30 University of Zurich, 71 Rämistrasse, 8006 Zürich
Immigration and citizenship: is there a future for free movement?
Saturday 20 October, 15:30 University of Zurich, 71 Rämistrasse, 8006 Zürich
Do we need an ‘urban revolution’?