Knowledge Hub

The Knowledge Hub provides news and analysis on how leaders in the built environment are making our cities resilient through design, technology, policy and finance. World Cities Network aims to deliver knowledge relevant to the real estate community which causes debate and learning.

Mikko Aho on Guggenheim and building high in Helsinki

Mikko Aho on Guggenheim and building high in Helsinki

Watch our latest city leader video interview with Mikko Aho, Director of Planning, City of Helsinki. We interviewed Mikko earlier this month during the week Guggenheim revealed the shortlist of contenders to design a new museum and Helsinki High Rise was announced.

Categories: Meet the experts, Architecture, Design, Living, Helsinki

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Clive Dutton speaking about leadership of cities

Clive Dutton speaking about leadership of cities

Clive Dutton OBE speaking about his expectations for leadership of future cities at Tomorrow's City Infrastructure Forum.

Categories: Meet the experts, People

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City leaders share their views on the upcoming Infrastructure Forum

City leaders share their views on the upcoming Infrastructure Forum

Listen to leaders from London, Barcelona, and Helsinki speak about why they are looking forward to the upcoming Tomorrow's City Infrastructure Forum. Excitement is building for our forum to be held on April 25th in the City of London!

Categories: Architecture, Meet the experts, Transport, Economy, Environment, Living, Governance, Technology, Funding, Energy and water, Regulation

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Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Interview with the Lord Mayor: Belfast's transformation and ambition

Belfast is transforming and is benefiting from the energy and ambition of it’s new Lord Mayor. Máirtín Ó Muilleoir speaks with Brian Kilkelly about Belfast’s strategy, the importance of buildings, and resilience.

Categories: Architecture, Meet the experts, Economy, People

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Video: World Cities Network chats to Mischa Ickstadt, Associate at Gensler

Video: World Cities Network chats to Mischa Ickstadt, Associate at Gensler

Video: World Cities Network chats to Mischa Ickstadt, Associate and Senior Landscape Architect at the architectural practice Gensler, about leading the Town Square Initiative.

Categories: Meet the experts, Architecture

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World Cities Network talks to Paula Hirst

World Cities Network talks to Paula Hirst

Video: World Cities Network talks to Paula Hirst, Director of Urban Development and Regeneration at Mazars on her views on how can we make cities resilient and how can the private and public sector work together to improve the built environment.

Categories: Meet the experts, Governance, Regulation

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Highlights from Resilient Round-table: MIPIM 2013

Highlights from Resilient Round-table: MIPIM 2013

Video: Highlights from Resilient Round-table: MIPIM 2013. Including comments from the panelist on how can cities and investors collaborate to build resilient cities and secure enduring investment returns.

Categories: Meet the experts

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Redevelopment at Kings Cross

Redevelopment at Kings Cross

Video: After a decade of careful planning Argent, the property development company, have now completed the first phase of King's Cross which is now open to the public. David Partridge, Managing Partner at Argent met with World Cities Network to explain what has inspired Argent in the redevelopment of Kings Cross and the challenges they have faced.

Categories: Meet the experts, Design

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Zaha Hadid Architects meet with World Cities Network

Zaha Hadid Architects meet with World Cities Network

Video: Patrik Schumacher, Partner and Director at Zaha Hadid Architects meets with Brian Kilkelly, CEO of World Cities Network, to consider how to the built environment can improve communication and the challenges planning law create whilst developing new urban spaces.

Categories: Design, People, Regulation, Meet the experts

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Highlights from the London Aviation Debate: East vs West

Highlights from the London Aviation Debate: East vs West

Video: Highlights from the London Aviation Debate. Including the keynote speeches from Richard Gammon, aviation expert from HOK and Aviation Advisor to the Mayor of London, Daniel Moylan.

Categories: Transport, Design, Mobility, Meet the experts, London

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