Retrat de Carolyn Steel


Carolyn Steel studied architecture at Cambridge University. She ran her own design studios at Cambridge and at London Metropolitan University. In 1989, she joined Cullum and Nightingale Architects, becoming a non-executive director in 2005. In 1998, Carolyn became the inaugural Studio Director of the London School of Economics Cities Programme.

She began researching the relationship between food and cities in 2000, and from 2002-2012 gave a lecture series on Food and the City at Cambridge University School of Architecture, the first of its kind. She is the author of Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives (2008), which won the Royal Society of Literature’s Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction, and Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World (2020).

Articles by Carolyn Steel

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelSitopia: Rethinking Our Lives Through Food

We live in a world shaped by food; a place the author calls sitopia, or ‘food-place’. By valuing food and giving communities control over their land, we could see a totally new...

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