Ben Campkin

27 March 2014

Ben Campkin

Dr Ben Campkin is an urbanist, an architectural historian and critic.

He is the author of Remaking London: Decline and Regeneration in Urban Culture (2013) and co-editor of Dirt: New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination ( 2007/2012) and Urban Pamphleteer (2013-). He has published widely on art, architecture and cities, with recent essays in journals such as Architectural Theory Review (2013), Architectural Design (2010) and anthologies including Urban Constellations (2011), Camera Constructs: Photography, Architecture and the Modern City (2012), The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London's Olympic State (2012) and Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender (2007). 

He is the Director of UCL's cross-disciplinary Urban Laboratory and Senior Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture. He chairs the Executive Group coordinating UCL's Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities initiative.