Tag: urban development

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

Articles – Urban Planning

LISTED BUILDINGS Listing helps us acknowledge and understand our shared history.  It marks and celebrates a building's special architectural and historic interest, and also brings it under the consideration of the planning system so that some thought will be taken about its future. The older a building is, the more likely it is to be … Continue reading Articles – Urban Planning