This year the MSc Urbanisation and Development programme introduced for the first time a field trip to London’s East End. On 7 June 2018, a group of students visited Stratford, home to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to learn about the legacy of the 2012 Olympic games in the local area. This was organised by a group of students with the help of the programme director. A similar London field walk is going to take place in autumn for students starting the programme in the new academic year 2018/19, scheduled to take place in autumn.
In November 2015, having won £75,000 from HEIF, the Director of Planning Studies, Dr Nancy Holman, launched LSE London’s new HEIF5 knowledge-exchange project: “Accelerating Housing Production in London“. The project gathers together a small group of experts […]
Why is the cost of renting sky high in London and less socially acceptable for middle-income families than in New York and Europe? Housing expert Kathleen Scanlon of the Cities Research Cluster explains her latest research […]