Conflicts of an Urban Age

 
Client: A collaboration between LSE Cities at the London School of Economics, Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and Arup
Location: London
Exhibition curator: Jennifer Greitschus, Head of Exhibitions, Arup
Exhibition build: Nick Westby
Graphic design: AtelierWorks

In the short span of 25 years, cities have grown larger and more quickly than ever before. Fishing villages have been transformed into megacities and deserts have become urban playgrounds. The speed and scale of this transformation is unprecedented. Conflicts of an Urban Age described how six cities – Addis Ababa, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Mumbai and Shanghai – have changed.
Client: A collaboration between LSE Cities at the London School of Economics, Alfred Herrhausen GesellschaS and Arup
Location: London
Exhibition curator: Jennifer Greitschus, Head of Exhibitions, Arup
Exhibition build: Nick Westby
Graphic design: AtelierWorks

In the short span of 25 years, cities have grown larger and more quickly than ever before. Fishing villages have been transformed into megacities and deserts have become urban playgrounds. The speed and scale of this transformation is unprecedented. Conflicts of an Urban Age described how six cities – Addis Ababa, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Mumbai and Shanghai – have changed.