Tag: urban development

Courses – SS 2017 PS Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature – List of Topics Discussed

Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course  

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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

Events – Metropolis 2017, 26 Jun 2017

Metropolis 2017 Date 26 Jun 2017, 13:00 to 29 Jun 2017, 13:00 Institute Institute of Modern Languages Research Type Summer School Venue Woburn Suite, G22/26, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Keynote speakers: Erica Carter (King’s College London); Ruth Dawson (Hawaii/IMLR); Matthew Gandy (Cambridge); Esther Leslie (Birkbeck College, London); Martin Swales … Continue reading Events – Metropolis 2017, 26 Jun 2017

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