About

Lucy Bullivant PhD Hon FRIBA is a place vision strategist, curator, award-winning author and artistic director who works globally, leading and delivering creative projects of public value. She is a keynote speaker advocating for higher standards in urban design and adaptive planning based on her ongoing original research into urban topics. She chairs and facilitates discussions and the development of strategies for liveable urbanism at conferences, workshops and seminars staged at a range of international venues.

Lucy is a change agent, evaluating, responding, stimulating, facilitating and coordinating change – bringing a different perspective to situations through collaborative activities and new synergies resulting from them.

Her creative leadership has enabled the realisation of over 100 projects of public educational value – including 4D Hyperlocal: A Cultural Toolkit for the Open-Source City (2017) featured below and she has published twelve popular and groundbreaking specialist publications in her fields of enquiry. Lucy is a member of four leading UK design review panels, and was elected an Honorary Fellow of RIBA in 2010 for her contribution to architectural culture internationally.

“What is proper to every event is that it brings the future that will inherit from it into communication with a past narrated differently”. Isabelle Stengers, philosopher.

Above: Speakers, contributors and guests on the front steps of the V&A, London, for the discussion event to celebrate the launch of 4D Hyperlocal: A Cultural Toolkit for the Open-Source City, AD (Wiley), Jan/Feb 2017, Guest-edited by Lucy Bullivant, May 2017. Top row from left to right: architect Moritz Behrens; Andreas Lang, co-founder, public works; Malcolm McCullough, Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan; Gonzalo Herrero Delicado, curator, Architecture, Royal Academy of Arts; John Bingham-Hall, multidisciplinary researcher in urban culture and morphology, lecturer, UCL; middle row from left to right: Konstantinos Mavromichalis, designer; Lucy Bullivant; Saskia Beer, entrepreneur and founder of ZO!City and Glamourfest; front row from left to right: Giles Lane, artist and designer, co-founder, Proboscis creative innovation studio; Katharine Willis, Associate Professors in Digital Environments, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Plymouth University; Priya Prakash, designer, founder of D4SC: Design for Social Change urban product design studio.