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Apr 22, 2021

4 June 2021

I look forward to joining this timely discussion about how to position public spaces after the pandemic eases. The event website

Date: Friday, 4 June 2021

Time: TBD

Topic: The coming public market revival

Speakers: I look forward to moderating a discussion of lessons learned with leading public market operators in Europe — from Paris to Barcelona, Berlin to Rome. More details forthcoming. 

It begins in Barcelona. AfterCovid.City brings together a city with broad experience in leading urban transformation and a pan-European network of urbanists. In a period where international institutions are lagging behind, this partnership is based on solidarity and collaboration for the betterment of all.

Barcelona, the flagship of Mediterranean cities and progressive urbanism; a leader in urban thinking and action.

Placemaking Europe, a network of 500+ professionals around Europe, from mayors to developers and activists across a diversity of European countries. A network which promotes place-led development at the human scale, inspired by the interaction between buildings, streets and citizens.

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