The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2016. HEYU! Urbans is part of a talkshow series of the Public Library of Amsterdam (OBA). The OBA asked me to invite and discuss the urban challenges of today with six prominent thinkers, one a month from six cities in and around the EU in the live talkshow HEYU! Urbans.
13 January – London: The city is paying the price of its own success with rampant gentrification and a housing market that only the rich can afford. They are not buying a house, but a fancy address and a place to invest their money. Guests: David Madden (Cities Program, London School of Economics) and Fred Schoorl (director of the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects) as commentator