Tag Archives: The City

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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Visualisations of Urban Walking in Kopenhagen – movemarkmap.wordpress.com

This post aims to link those of you who follow waymarkingthesketchbook to another of my ongoing online projects, https://movemarkmap.wordpress.com. Move Mark Map, aims to collect recorded movement, visual and GPS data created during some of Waymarking’s research processes. The latest … Continue reading

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Current Values: understanding economics and what is really of value

My second visit to Rotterdam was to attend a seminar entitled ‘Current Values’ at Tent, in Witte de With Gallery. There were 4 presentations all around issues of economics and about how we understand what is valuable today; Raoul de … Continue reading

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Visiting Rotterdam; inspiring buildings, structures, surfaces and textures

Whilst in the Netherlands in February, I made a couple of trips to Rotterdam. On the first I visited a few galleries as part of Rotterdam Art Week, and some in the alternative programme We Own Rotterdam. I’ve visited Rotterdam … Continue reading

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Future Everything #2 – Moritz Stefaner

The conference was packed with presentations and I’m going to put down some thoughts around a couple of speakers in particular. The first is Moritz Stefaner, who described himself as a data visualiser. ‘I am interested in information aesthetics, interactive … Continue reading

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Wonderland – St Denis, Paris #2

I’m very grateful to Ellen Holleman of Urban Design organisation Islant (www.islant.nl), for inviting me to take part in the Wonderland workshop. Other participants were: Wulf and Leo of Superwondergroup (www.superwondergroup.com), based in Stuttgart – their proposal devised an innovative … Continue reading

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