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Weekly update

1st-7th August 2011
Monday
Site visit in Manchester.

Wednesday
Annual review with Bank Manager.
Monthly Company Meeting of Space Syntax Limited.

Thursday
Project Review session at Space Syntax studio with Bill Hillier. Reviewed: projects in Shoreditch, Southwark, Reading, Aberdeen, Derry-Londonderry.

Friday
Skype call with Christian Beros, Space Syntax Bucharest.

Weekly update

25th-31st July 2011
Monday
Monthly Finance Review.
Weekly Staff Meeting.
Annual Review for PF.
Annual Review process debrief meeting with Line Managers & Deputy Line Managers.
Meeting with Alan Davidson & Simon Navin, Hayes Davidson Planning.

Tuesday
Meeting with Robin Partington, Robin Partington Architects.
Training discussion with Anna Rose & Max Martinez.
Weekly Project Reviews with Bill Hillier. Reviewed: projects in Southwark (2) & Knightsbridge.
Trademark review with trademark attorney.
Meeting with Department of Business, Innovation & Skills at UCL Advances, University College London.

Wednesday
New project startup meeting with project client and architect.

Thursday
Project review for potential new project in Manchester.

Weekly update

18th-24th July 2011
Monday
Training discussion with Anna Rose & Max Martinez.
Weekly Staff Meeting.
Skype meeting with Ipek Kaynar Rohloff re Space Syntax in Boston.
Project review for potential new project in Sao Paulo.

Tuesday
Space Syntax Business Plan meeting with senior staff.
Lunch with Chee Pearlman & Ben Hamilton-Baillie
Opening of Kenneth Grange “Making Britain Modern” exhibition at the Design Museum.

Wednesday
Meeting with Paul Murrain.
Project review for new Space Syntax Australia project in Queensland.
Academy of Urbanism Mid-Year Review.
Reception hosted by Alan Baxter.

Thursday
Weekly Management Meeting.
Preparation of material for UNICEF report.
Meeting with Cisco at University College London.
Meeting with Michael Davis re the London Promenade.
Skype meeting with potential Space Syntax intern.

Weekly update

13th-19th June 2011
Monday
Fly to Chicago.

Meeting with SOM Chicago, BlackBox Studio.

Tuesday
Fly to Washington DC.

Meetings at British Embassy with UK Trade & Industry and Science & Innovation teams.

Wednesday
Presentation at the National Capital Planning Commission.

Train to Philadelphia.

Thursday
Meeting at OLIN landscape architects.

Train to New York.

Friday
Presentation at UNICEF on “Upgrading urban slums“.

Train to Boston.

Weekly update

6th-12th April 2011
Tuesday
Meeting with Richard Burck Associates, landscape architects.

Meeting with Ronee Saroff, Content Manager at Harvard Graduate School of Design to discuss Loeb Fellowship digital communications.

Wednesday
Meeting with Ken Kruckemeyer and Barbara Knecht, Program Directors at IHP Cities in the 21st Century.

Thursday
Skype meeting with Space Syntax London management team.

Friday
Meeting with Jim Stockard, Loeb Fellowship Curator.

Weekly update

23rd-29th May 2011
Monday
Dinner with Loeb Fellows hosted by Simeon Bruner of the Bruner Foundation re the Rudy Bruner Awards and the Bruner Loeb Forum.

Tuesday
Meeting with Nader Ardalan and research team at the Harvard Graduate School of Design re the Gulf Encyclopedia of Sustainable Urbanism.

Dinner with Loeb Fellows hosted by Jim Stockard, Loeb Fellowship Curator.

Wednesday
Harvard Graduate School of Design Commencement talk by Chris Anderson, Curator of the TED Conference.

Talk at Boston Livable Streets on “The role of technology in placemaking“.

Thursday
Commencement ceremonies at Harvard University.

Weekly update

9th-15th May 2011
Monday
Conference call to prepare for the “Modelling & measuring cities” session at the Urban Systems Symposium, NYU Shack Institute of Real Estate.

Dinner with Paul Cote, Tilly Hatcher and Nick Hornig, the Space Syntax group at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Tuesday
Train to New York.

Wednesday
Presentation titled “7 provocations” in the “Modelling & measuring cities” session at the Urban Systems Symposium, NYU Shack Institute of Real Estate.

Train to Boston.

Weekly update

2nd-8th May 2011
Tuesday
Meeting with Sir Stuart Lipton to discuss the Space Syntax business plan.

Wednesday
Travel to Boston.

Party with African-American students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, hosted by the Loeb Fellows.

Thursday
Lunch with Randy Gragg, Loeb Fellow to discuss Space Syntax analysis of Portland, Oregon.

Final dinner with Loeb Fellows.

Friday
Annual Loeb Lecture, presented by Marcel Acosta , Executive Director of the National Capital Planning Commission and Harriet Tregoning, Director of the Washington DC Office of Planning.

Saturday
Meeting with the new Loeb Fellowship Class of 2012.

Weekly update

4th-10th April 2011
Tuesday
Meeting with Joshua Kauffman, partner at beyondMEASURE.

Attend “CityScans” talk by Anna Rose at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Loeb Fellows invite… public seminar of “Sparking Social Change“.

Wednesday
Skype meeting with Christian Beros, Space Syntax Romania.

Tutorial with Harvard Graduate School of Design student.

Meeting with Joshua Kauffman, partner at beyondMEASURE.

Loeb Fellows invite… public seminar of “Food Systems“.

Thursday
Business Plan meeting with Anna Rose.

Space Syntax Q+A session with Harvard Graduate School of Design students.

Workshop with Utile Inc Architecture + Planning.

Pinup crits with Rahul Mehrotra’s Mumbai Studio at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dinner with Anna Rose and Loeb Fellows: Bryan Bell and Ana Gelabert Sanchez.

Friday
Attend PlanningTech@DUSP conference at MIT.

Attend the 2011 Kevin Lynch Award Ceremony for Randolph Hester at MIT.

Weekly update

28th March-3rd April 2011
Monday
Travel to London.

Tuesday
Meeting with Gail Mayhew.

Filming for University College London Awards for Enterprise 2011.

Meeting with Space Group research team at University College London.

Meeting with Francisco Lamiquiz.

Dinner with Space Syntax management team.

Wednesday
Space Syntax Company Meeting.

Space Syntax Board Meeting.

Meeting with Space Syntax staff to discuss technology development.

Project review: Boston, City Hall Plaza.

Meeting with Sir Stuart Lipton.

Thursday
Travel to Boston.

Meeting with Space Syntax group at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dinner with Loeb Fellows and special guests Dr Joyce Rosenthal and Dr Mike Hooper.

Friday
Meetings with students at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Skype meeting with Viviane Cunha regarding Space Syntax projects in Rio de Janeiro.

 

Weekly update

21st-27th March 2011
Monday
Dinner with Andy Cao, Loeb Fellow.

Tuesday
Seminar with Loeb Fellows.

Wednesday
Meeting with Space Syntax group at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Delivery of Lincoln Lecture at Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Thursday
Mid Term reviews with Felipe Correa’s studio at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dinner with Loeb Fellows and special guest Toni Griffin.

Friday
Meetings with students at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Tour of the MIT Media Lab with Loeb fellows and architect of record Andrea Leers.

Weekly update

14th-20th March 2011
Monday
Discussion with Martin Butterworth, Managing Director of Space Syntax Australia, re Space Syntax Business Plan.

Tuesday
Meeting with Paul Cote, Lecturer in GIS at the Harvard Graduate School of Design re Space Syntax and GIS technologies.

Discussion with Anna Rose, Director of Space Syntax Limited re her forthcoming visit to the USA.

Wednesday
Discussion with Ben van Bruggen of Savills re opportunities for partnership between Space Syntax and Savills, especially in China.

Discussion with Chris Stutz of Stutz Consulting re Space Syntax Business Plan.

Lunch with Dana Bixby, architect and former Bartlett student of Bill Hillier’s.

Thursday
Visit to Mt Auburn Cemetery, including the grave of Buckminster Fuller.

Weekly update

28th February-6th March 2011
Monday
Teaching on the “Design Policy Law” class at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Loeb Fellows dinner with Senior Loeb Fellow, Dr Arjun Appadurai.

Tuesday
Meeting with Ed Parham re Space Syntax Business Plan.

Wednesday
Meeting of the Space Syntax group at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Lecture: “Matter, Material, Materiality” by Dr Arjun Appadurai.

Thursday
Meeting with Chris Stutz re Space Syntax Business Plan.

Performing as the Minister of Planning for the country of “Urbania” on the “Urbanization & International Development” class at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Meeting with Kairos Shen, Chief Planner at the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Friday
Teaching on the “Environmental Planning & Sustainable Development” class at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

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Weekly update

14-20th February 2011
Monday
Loeb Fellowship Seminar: “From Landscapes of Extraction to Creative Industries of Organic Matter and Waste”.

Tuesday
Meetings to discuss development of Space Syntax consulting services in Brazil.

Lunch with Prof Jerold Kayden, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dinner with students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Mumbai Studio.

Wednesday
Meeting with Armando Carbonell, Lincoln Institute & open source software developers at Tufts University.

Attendance at presentation by Ana Gelabert-Sanchez, Loeb Fellow: “Miami 21: Zoning as Foundation for the 21st Century City” at the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy.

Thursday
Preparation of note: “Achieving prosperous local communities” for delivery to UK government Cabinet Office.

Lunch with students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Meeting to discuss Space Syntax consulting business in Brazil.

Meeting with Harvard Graduate School of Design students and Paul Cote, GIS Specialist and Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design, to discuss Space Syntax research at the GSD.

Dinner with Loeb Fellows and Jill Medvedow, Director of the Institute for Contemporary Arts, Boston.

Weekly update

7-13th February 2011
Monday
Travel to London.

Tuesday
Meeting with Sir Stuart Lipton to discuss Loeb Fellowship.

Meeting with Michael Evans of Davenport Lyons.

Meeting with Joachim Heintze & Christine Kohlert of Rheform to discuss opportunities in Germany.

Meeting with Alan Penn & Steven Schooling of UCL to discuss strategic relationship between Space Syntax Limited and UCL.

Wednesday
Meeting with Alan Penn & Steven Schooling of UCL to discuss strategic relationship between Space Syntax Limited and UCL.

Company Meeting with Space Syntax Limited staff.

Space Syntax Limited Board Meeting.

Space Syntax Limited Management Team Meeting.

Meeting with Sir Terry Farrell to discuss Loeb Fellowship.

Thursday
Travel to Boston.

Dinner with Loeb Fellows and Bill Doebele, Founding Curator of the Loeb Fellowship.

Friday
Attend “Making Tourism Work” event at Harvard GSD.

Sunday
Birthday celebration at Union Square and at home with family and Loeb Fellows.

Weekly update

31st January-6th February 2011
Monday
Loeb Fellows Public Seminar “Technology & serendipity: stumbling in the city” with Ethan Zuckerman and Nicco Mele.

Thursday
Attend lecture by Hashim Sarkis “It’s Istanbul, not Globalization”.

Dinner with Loeb Fellows and Walter Hood.

Friday
Attend “Making Tourism Work” event at Harvard GSD.

Saturday
Loeb Fellowship Winter Retreat.

Dinner and bowling.

Weekly update

24-30th January 2011
Monday
Travel to Portland, Oregon.

Portland Bright Lights presentation From highways to handshakes.

Tuesday
Open source urban planning software meeting with Fregonese Associates.

Portland City Council meeting with officials from planning, transportation and the Mayor’s office.

Lecture at Portland State University.

Wednesday
Meeting with Ankrom Moisan Architects.

Meeting with Metro regional government planning officials, TriMet (regional transit organisation).

Dinner with Portland Loeb Fellows.

Thursday
Travel to Boston.

“Dharavi: Slum for Sale” film screening at the Harvard GSD.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS9mtdWOHP4

Dinner with Loeb Fellows.

Friday
Meeting to discuss establishment of Space Syntax affiliate office in Germany.