Carolyn Steel
Carolyn Steel Author and leading thinker on food and cities Architect London, United Kingdom

Biography

Carolyn Steel is a leading thinker on food and cities. A London-based architect and academic, her award-winning books Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives (2008) and Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World (2020) have established her concept of ‘sitopia’ (food-place) worldwide and her 2009 TEDGlobal talk has received more than one million views.

Sessions

Save to calendar 16-11-2021 16:30 16-11-2021 16:36 Europe/Madrid Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World

Carolyn Steel’s concept sitopia or food-place has gained broad recognition worldwide in the fields of design, ecology, academia and the arts. Looking back to the history of urbanism, sustainable, equitable and livable communities has been a recurrent challenge. Urban design can be rethought based on food, balancing human and nature needs. How can we design a better future through food? Carolyn Steel’s concept sitopia or food-place has gained broad recognition worldwide in the fields of design, ecology, academia and the arts. Looking back to the history of urbanism, sustainable, equitable and livable communities has been a recurrent challenge. Urban design can be rethought based on food, balancing human and nature needs. How can we design a better future through food? 

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