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Thursday Scratch Nights

The Future City Debate: Mobility and Infrastructure

17.4.2014

 

The Future City Debate: Mobility and Infrastructure

Presented by the Fred Roche Foundation

Thursday 17 April / 7pm / Doors 6.30pm / Free

Pre-booking essential via Eventbrite

 

Building on the success of last December’s talks that accompanied the Future City exhibition, MK Gallery collaborates with The Fred Roche Foundation to host several more in the coming months, aiming to stimulate creative discussion and debate around subjects that are vital to the growth and vitality of Milton Keynes. 


This talk will focus on advanced transport systems and the impact on city form with a view to building sound foundations and implementing a long term infrastructure strategy for Milton Keynes.


Speakers: 

  • John Miles: Chairman of the Automotive Council's Intelligent Mobility Working Group
  • David Marron: Head of Engineering. Ultra Global PRT.
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    The Fred Roche Foundation celebrates the life of Fred Roche (1931-1992), who led the team in the 1970s who built the new city of Milton Keynes.  The Foundation endeavors to keep his spirit of creative exploration, innovation and vision alive in Milton Keynes.  

     

    He believed in the power – or rather the duty – of architecture to improve society.  If Milton Keynes is one person’s creation, it was Fred Roche’s”.  (Stephen Bayley, The Guardian)

     

     

    Watch a video of the debate