History of the Future (VIDEO)


Miniature copy, Thomas More’s Utopia

Last March, I made a presentation called ‘Future City,’ which mostly took place in the past.
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Thomas More’s death sentence in London is considered.
Ebenezer Howard’s attempt to live (and die) anywhere but in London is considered.
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It used to be we were doomed to die in cities; now they’re supposed to be our utopias.
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The lecture was part of a series in Amsterdam called Inspiring Cities (click here to learn more).

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