The Liveable City seminar: Masterplanning and Urban Development – Putting people first


We all want to create liveable cities in which people thrive and prosper, but how to make that ideal come true? The Liveable City’s opening seminar focuses on the political process of moving from vision to action, bringing in experiences from recent years where Danish cities as well as cities around the world have undergone a remarkable transformation. Here, examples of successful project proposals to encourage economic development and investment to an area will be presented, including how to attract landmark projects and early adopters.


Julie Wilson, President, Edinburgh Architectural Association


Paul Lawrence, Executive Director of Place, The City of Edinburgh Council

Ian Gilzean, Chief Architect, Scottish Government

Stephen Willacy, Chief City Architect, City of Aarhus

Jacob Kurek, Partner, Henning Larsen Architects

Ian Manson, Chief Executive, Clyde Gateway

Neil Rutherford, Associate Director, Scottish Futures Trust

Ewan Anderson, Partner, 7N Architects

Other seminars during the Liveable City conference:

Age Friendly Housing – Homes for young, old and families

Healthy Cities, Healthy Buildings – How to improve quality of life for all

Low Carbon City – Next step for energy efficiency and heat supply

University campuses – A catalyst for growth in cities

RRECEPTION: What is a good city for everyone?