Tag: geography

Videos – Brutalist Architecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ENPdSoBEBI "BBC Panorama - Building of Flames: Britain's Shame (BBC Documentary 19.06.2017)" Posted by Olivera Curcin In: Youtube, 19 June 2017 Description: Panorama BBC and Richard Bilton investigates what happened that night. The flame cover almost the entire building at shocking speed. Source: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ENPdSoBEBI Accessed 21 June 2017

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan meal save residents of flaming Grenfell Tower", James Lemon Muslim residents of London's Grenfell Tower, who were awake during the night because they were observing Ramadan, helped save lives after a deadly fire tore through the block, witnesses say. [...] A local woman told a gathering outside the block that more … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"Tories did not build new social housing over fears it would ‘create Labour voters’ says Nick Clegg", Charles White ‘It would have been in a Quad meeting, so either Cameron or Osborne,’ Nick Clegg told the Guardian. ‘One of them – I honestly can’t remember whom – looked genuinely nonplussed and said: “I don’t understand why … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"Akala on the Grenfell Tower fire: 'These people died because they were poor' Rapper and poet has criticised officials over claims that there were no fire alarms and no sprinklers in the building", Roisin O'Connor Responding to presenter Jon Snow's comment about spending on refurbishments for the building last year, Akala said: "It was an eyesore … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick

Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick

Articles – Brutalist Architecture

"Channel 4's Aylesbury estate ident gets a revamp – starring the residents", Christopher Beanland In: The Guardian, 14 March 2014 Source: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/mar/14/channel-4-aylesbury-estate-ident-revamped Accessed: 26.4.2016   The Aylesbury itself is one of London's largest estates and its long construction throughout the 1960s and 70s was overseen by architects Derek Winch and Hans Peter Trenton of Southwark council. Full … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture

Articles – Signs in the City

"Reading the Signs in the Streets with Marshall Berman", Michael Walzer In: Dissent, 12 April 2017 Excerpt: One of the best essays Marshall ever wrote illustrates this failure; it’s his reply to Perry Anderson’s savage review of All That Is Solid; its title: “Signs in the Street.” The piece, originally from New Left Review, is reprinted … Continue reading Articles – Signs in the City