Owen Hatherley

Owen Hatherley: City Change in a Time of Austerity

Festival of the Future City


Please note: This event took place in Nov 2015

Through his books A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain and A New Kind of Bleak: Journeys Through Urban Britain, his columns and blogs, Owen Hatherley has been a strong critic of the architecture and cities being developed in a time of austerity and the big society. One of his chapters covered Bristol. He takes a tour of the city from the harbour to Lewins Mead and Cabot Circus, talking about Bristol and the future of cities.

Speaker biographies:

Owen Hatherley is the author of Militant Modernism, a defence of the modernist movement, and A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain. He writes regularly on the political aesthetics of architecture, urbanism and popular culture for a variety of publications, including Building Design, Frieze, the Guardian and the New Statesman.

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