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Make, think, imagine: In conversation with Lord Browne

21 October 19:00 - 20:30
Organized by: The Royal Institution
Venue: , Theatre
The Royal Institution
Albemarle St
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The Royal Institution
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Join Lord Browne, in conversation with Vivienne Parry, as he draws on his experience as both an engineer and a business leader, as well as the ideas shared in his new book, 'Make, think, imagine: engineering the future of civilisation', as he makes a clear and compelling case for progress.

 

He will explain why engineering is and always has been the backbone of civilisation, outlining its growing capabilities and how it can deliver a brighter future.

 

Amongst other topics, he will uncover the modern architects’ imaginative future uses for computers and how China’s so-called ‘sponge cities’ use lots of porous materials and plants to create ‘pleasant and varied urban environments'.