Sadie Morgan speaks at 8th Future Cities Forum, City Hall, London
We are delighted that Professor Sadie Morgan will be delivering the keynote speech our next Future Cities Forum 'The Making of the Modern City' on 8th May 2018 at City Hall, London.
Our Forum will look at the changing nature of UK cities, investment in construction, infrastructure and regeneration, issues of social value and the aesthetic nature of new city projects, the value of infrastructure to retail and economic activity. Please see our forums page for research and the questions that the event will tackle.
Sadie Morgan is a founding director of Stirling Prize winning architecture practice dRMM, alongside Alex de Rijke and Philip Marsh. The studio is recognised for creating innovative, high quality and socially useful architecture. dRMM's recent high profile projects include Hastings Pier, Trafalgar Place at Elephant & Castle, Maggie's Oldham and Faraday House at the Battersea Power Station.
She chairs the Independent Design Panel for High Speed Two, is a commissioner of the National Infrastructure Commission and commissioner of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission. Sadie was appointed as a Mayor's design advocate for the Greater London Authority and non-executive director of the Major Project Association in 2017.
Sadie lectures internationally on the work of dRMM and the importance of infrastructure which connects back to people and place. In 2013 she became the youngest president of the Architectural Association and in 2016 was appointed professor at the University of Westminster and awarded an honorary doctorate from London South Bank University. In 2017, she was named New Londoner of the Year at the New London Awards for her work championing the importance of design at the highest political level.