New landscape architecture publication

I was delighted last week to visit the AA Bookshop and find five books by the landscape team at the University of Greenwich. Books written and co-authored by Tom Turner, Jamie Liversedge and myself were available within the landscape and urbanism sections of the bookshop. The most recent is Landscape Architecture: An Introduction, by Jamie Liversedge and Robert Holden, a fantastic introduction to the ways that … Continue reading New landscape architecture publication

Debating London’s Skyline

The London skyline has evolved rapidly over the past 20 years, notably with The Shard, The Leadenhall Tower (‘the Cheese-grater’), St Marys Axe (the Gherkin) and 20 Fenchurch Street (the ‘Walkie Talkie Scorchie’) dominating the capital’s skyline. Sir Simon Jenkins has written about the capital becoming a ‘Gulf on Thames’. Current planning applications involve a wall of high rise developments from the Shard, along the … Continue reading Debating London’s Skyline