Tag: Urbanism

  • Urbanism | The themes for 2014 (and beyond) Part 1

    This has been sitting in my writing notes ever since the first week of January when, satiated with a wonderful year-end trip deep in southeast Asia, I sat down to think about what 2014 is going to be like in this all-encompassing, jargon-filled world of urbanism. I was going to call these the top buzzwords […]




  • Urbanism | Place Engagement through Art at Bankside

    I have written about Candy Chang’s thoughtful urban installations before, and therefore I am delighted to hear that she is bringing her work to London through the next few weeks as part of the Merge Festival at Bankside. The festival is a celebration of the rich cultural heritage of the area, and it aims to […]




  • Urbanism | Book Reviews

    1. A Guide to Archigram 1961-74 | Dennis Crompton Princeton Architectural Press, Bilingual Edition, 2012 Paperback, 447 pages                           A radical group of young architects – Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron and Michael Webb – burst onto the British architectural scene […]




  • Urbanism | City At Play – Of Talking Lamp Posts And Whispering Mailboxes

    Does this blog need one more wonderful example of using creativity, art and technology to to foster engagement with the city? Of course it does! Watershed, a cross-platform cultural and art production agency based in Bristol, UK,  recently commissioned a competitive award called the Playable City Award 2013. The idea was to encourage the use of creative technology and art […]