Category Archives: London

Space Syntax City Projects Walk

On Tuesday afternoon, 3rd September, I led a walking tour of built projects by Space Syntax. Trafalgar Square Royal Festval Hall Tate Modern One New Change New Bloomberg Headquarters (under construction) Willis Building 30 St Mary Axe Heron Plaza (under … Continue reading

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Old Street – putting the genie back in the bottle?

Old Street Roundabout is a heady intersection of urban movement flows: on foot, on cycles and in vehicles, including the Tube. But it is currently a mess, out of place within the surrounding network of generally convivial streets. In order … Continue reading

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London Riots discussion at #lonconf

Darah Singh Groups of rioters: 1. Motivators – of rioting 2. Aggressors – towards police 3. Late night shoppers Simeon Riots gave people unusual opportunities for power and control. Abnormal empowerment. David Lammy MP The risks of social & economic … Continue reading

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Article 25 “On London Wall”

Article 25 is a charity that designs, builds, and manages projects to provide better shelter wherever there is disaster, poverty, or need.┬áIts latest event “10 X 10” is an auction of 100 architects’ drawings of the City of London. My … Continue reading

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London Riots location analysis – first findings

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