By the year 2025, three-quarters of the world's population will live in cities. In these lectures, one of Britain's most prominent architects attempts to show how a city can respect both people and the environment through urban planning.
Richard Rogers is the chair of the Urban Task Force. He is the prize-winning architect of the Pompidou Centre, Paris, the Lloyds Building and the Millennium Dome, London. He is a passionate advocate of beautiful cities as economic powerhouses, centres of invention, creativity and social integration.