Covid-19 - urban planning and conservation deficit in cities

Mid-century heritage re-purposed: MICA Architects' transformation of Centre Point, London

This month, Future Cities Forum held a discussion on the impact that Covid-19 has had on the heritage sector, which underpins so much of the tourism and visitor economy. The panellists looked at the future opportunities for preserving and re-purposing heritage buildings in our towns and cities, and what has been learned from successful projects that have anchored regeneration.

Chief Executive of The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Ros Kerslake, Leeds City Council's Head of Regeneration, Adam Brannen and MICA Architects' Director, Stuart Cade joined the discussion.

Ros commented: