Setting out the ethical, political and economic debate

FF081- Futures in Context

The opening session introduced the delegation to Building Futures, the programme and the day. Four diverse speakers set out the themes and drivers contributing to change, not only in the built environment, but behind societal shifts, consumer choices, political policy making, technology and enthical consideration.

To find out more about speakers and their presentations click on any of the links below.

From here you can listen online or download MP3s, read their biogs’ and read a review from the morning.

Dickon Robinson- Chair of Building Futures


Richard Barnes- Deputy Mayor of London

Justin Rowlatt- BBC

Lesley Gavin- Head of Futurology,BT

Tarek Merlin- Director & Co-founder of Feix & Merlin Architects

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