Tag Archives: Public Realm

Bradford city centre – architectural delights #2

Following on from the previous post, on Bradford city centre and high street. I present some more images of Bradford city centre and it’s public realm. I’m hoping to have time in the next few months to think more about … Continue reading

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Bradford city centre – architectural delights #1

I have recently visited Bradford city centre on a number of occasions. I’ve been working with partner organisations Wur Bradford and Bradford Civic Society to host an event to begin to explore solutions to city centre issues from the bottom … Continue reading

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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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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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Movement, texture and architectural detail in Lille 3000’s Fantastic

In early October I attended a Study Tour with East Street Arts to Leeds’ sister city Lille and Bradford’s sister city Roubaix. Around 15 artists, performers and arts professionals who are mainly based in Leeds went on the trip – we … Continue reading

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Urban exchange research #1

I’ve recently returned from a research trip to Southern France; Montpellier, Marseille and Avignon. I am at the beginning of investigating making contact with artists and arts organisations in the region with a view to setting up an artist exchange … Continue reading

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