Carolyn Steel MA (Cantab) RIBA
Carolyn Steel is a leading thinker on food and cities. Her 2008 book Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Livesis an international best-seller and established her concept of sitopia (food-place) across a broad range of fields in academia, industry and the arts. A director of Kilburn Nightingale Architects in London, Carolyn studied at Cambridge University and has since lectured at Cambridge, London Metropolitan and Wageningen Universities and at the London School of Economics, where she was the inaugural Studio Director of the Cities Programme. A Rome scholar in 1995-6, Carolyn is in international demand as a speaker and her 2009 TED talk has received more than one million views. Her second book Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World, was published by Chatto & Windus in March 2020.