Unfrozen interviews Peter Wynne Rees, Professor of Places and City Planning, The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, who was previously City Planning Officer for the City of  London, from 1985 to 2014. He is a founding member and director  (1990-2022) of the British Council for Offices and received their  President’s Award in 2003 for “presiding over one of the most extensive  periods of redevelopment in the City’s long history”. This is his first appearance on the program, but he has been the subject of two prior episodes, #21, This is London: Rees Remembrances and #22, The Engine Room, the City, and Color Commentary.

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