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The RTPI West of Scotland Chapter are hosting a joint event ‘Upwave Cities’ with REPR, The Academy of Urbanism and A&DS at which John Montgomery will talk about his latest book, ‘Upwave: City Dynamics and the Coming Capitalist Revival’. The book takes a view on the role of cities in a prospective global upturn, based on technological capacity and the talk will draw on his writings, research and practice.

John Montgomery is an internationally renowned planner and urbanist and is Managing Director of Urban Cultures Ltd, a specialist urban development and cultural planning consultancy based in Brisbane. John has specialised over many years ‐ in the UK and around the world ‐ in the regeneration and revitalisation of cities,through work linking city economy, culture, place making, urban design and economic development.

The event will take place at The Corinthian,191 Ingram Street in Glasgow on Monday 24th September 2012, 6pm for 6.30pm start. Tickets are free but require to be booked by emailing repralumniassociation@gmail.com

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