Scott Burnham Design With the City Not For It

Delivering “The Big Chance” Lecture for American Planning Association, Chicago

On Thursday, October 1, 2015 I will be delivering the latest lecture in The American Planning Association’s “The Big Chance” lecture series in Chicago. In The Big Chance series, the APA (American Planning Association) selects leading voices in urban strategy and design and invites them to Chicago to present their work and viewpoints to a …

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Scott Burnham giving an overview of Reprogramming the City, Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen

Video of Reprogramming the City at Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen

The promotional video for Reprogramming the City: Opportunities for Urban Infrastructure at the Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark. Produced by the DAC, it offers a succinct visual and narrative overview of the show, so I thought I would share it here. For more information on Reprogramming the City, visit the DAC website here, or read my previous …

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Reprogramming the City billboard in Copenhagen

Reprogramming the City Goes to Copenhagen

The ways in which Reprogramming the City: Opportunities for Urban Infrastructure has resonated since its launch in Boston last year  at the Boston Society of Architects BSA Space Gallery has been fantastic. I had the opportunity to talk to mayors from around the world about leveraging the potential of existing urban assets, and was invited to share some ideas on the …

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New Writings in The Guardian and others on Repurposing Urban Infrastructure

It’s been a tremendously busy  autumn, but I’ve finally found some time to collect the links from recent articles I’ve written on repurposing existing urban infrastructure and how design approaches should change to increase connectivity and creative capital in cities. These links and many more appear on my Writing page, but for quick access, here’s …

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