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LEARNING FROM NEPAL

‘Hello everyone, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Luka Zumbach. I’m a student currently living in the United States. I was accepted to the Designing Cities course this summer, then decided to go for a deferred entry and…

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LONDON OLYMPIC LEGACY

During our first session of the Contemporary Issues in Designing Cities module we visited the Olympic Park at Stratford. Alex Savine, the Head of Planning Policy, and Allison De Marco, Head of Development Management, gave us a presentation on the work…

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EVERYDAY LONDON

A warm welcome to our first cohort of Designing Cities students! The ice-breaking exercise was to discover the ‘everyday urbanism’ of London through direct observations and by taking pictures of daily activities and people. Cities are shaped by different actors resulting in…

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ORIENTATION WEEK

Designing Cities Orientation Week, 19/21 September 2016. Introduction and Project@London on ‘Living Cities‘ @TateModern, ways to discovering London! Picture: kids playing on a large floor-based rubber map of the city of Beirut, ‘Beirut Caoutchouc‘, Marwan Rechmaoui, 2004-8 © Tate, London [2016]. The map of the…

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