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The 4×4 series on place-making and the built environment: On Freedom

Manchester’s fourth event in the 4×4 series was held on 22.5.16. The four speakers made presentations that addressed the theme of freedom in relation to cities and the urban. This is my third and final post on the talks (go here and … Continue reading

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The 4×4 series on place-making and the built environment: On Love

The second of the 4×4 series of discussions in Manchester on 11.5.16 of this year had the theme of Love – asking how does love impact on our understanding of the built environment. Mick Timpson is an architect and yoga … Continue reading

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The 4×4 series on place-making and the built environment: Money

I attended 3 out of 4 of the 4×4 series of discussions in Manchester in May of this year. The series is about promoting real debate about cities, bringing speakers from a range of built environment related backgrounds together. This year … Continue reading

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Making connections in Bristol – Scott Farlow

Whilst in Bristol, I also met up with artist Scott Farlow. We were meeting for the first time, and found we had several interests in common. He has a deep interest in space and place, ‘the edges, the margins… the … Continue reading

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Making connections in Bristol – Laura Kriefman

On a recent trip to Bristol (March 2014), whilst waiting for choreographer Laura Kriefman in Bristol’s Roll for the Soul, a great community cafe and bike workshop, I was struck by some inspiring poster quotes, such as; ‘Cherish the past, Adorn … Continue reading

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Photographing in cities in the UK and Europe – Grids or Verticals/Horizontals #1

Following my previous post on reflection photography taken in the city, here are a few images collected into the theme of grid-like patterns or vertical and horizontal lines.   Rotterdam, 2013   Zagreb, 2012   St Denis (Paris), 2011   … Continue reading

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Taking photographs in cities in the UK and Europe – Reflections #1

I’ve recently been focussing on the visual qualities of urban landscapes and have been looking through some of my photographic images from recent trips around the UK and Europe. I hadn’t realised how clear my habits and interests are when … Continue reading

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