The Bartlett School of Planning


Hugh Barton - UCL - "City of Well Being a Radical Guide to Planning"

15 June 2017, 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

SU Summer Lecture Series

Professor Hugh Barton presents his book "City of Well-Being" at the Bartlett School of Planning - UCL as part of the MSc Sustainable Urbanism Summer Lecture Series

Event Information

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Antonio Rovira


G.01 Central House 14 Upper Woburn Place London WC1H0NN


From 17:00 to 18:30 - Book Launch (1h) followed by Q&A

Then from 18:30 to 20:00 - Drinks and Nibbles

Hugh Barton is Emeritus Professor of planning, health and sustainability at the University of West of England, and the author or editor of a series of innovative books including Sustainable Communities and Healthy Urban Planning (2000), Shaping Neighbourhoods (2010), and the Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-bEING (2015. He is an expert advisor to the world health organisation Healthy Cities movement.

His book "City of Well-being" provides a holistic introduction to the science art and politics of town planning and highlights the crucial role of planners, communities and developers in the design of healthy planning principles to shape the development of our build environment.