Monthly Archives: September 2011

Found on the floor

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Found in Faversham

After my recent post on Banksy and Space Invader, here is a new piece of guerilla art, made in the centre of Faversham.

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London’s spatial layout


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London’s riots – can architecture cause social malaise?

My company, Space Syntax Limited, has released the first findings of a study into the 2011 London Riots. Described by Polly Curtis in The Guardian as “the most concrete evidence I think there is linking the summer’s riots to estates” … Continue reading

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London Riots location analysis – first findings

Download the summary report

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Teaching urbanism – it should start at school

OK, the big idea would be to teach urbanism to school kids, not only to replace Home Economics (ie lifestyle education) but as a pedagogical umbrella under which the established curriculum of maths, history, geography, physics, chemistry, biology (the classics)…can … Continue reading

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The end of ages for transport planning and the birth of an era of transaction planning

There is so much interest, from so many different interests, in the future of urban living. This suggests that, whatever else, people suspect that things will change. I’m sure this is right – technology, resource scarcity, population growth, energy shortage … Continue reading

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