Posts Tagged ‘Trafalgar Square’

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Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Mid September (18-22 September 2014 to be exact) saw four small gabled forms inhabiting the uncompromisingly urban space of Trafalgar Square in London. (more…)

Trafalgar Square

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Trafalgar Square – one of the most famous public arenas in the western world. It is one of those names, like the Spanish Steps, the Champs Elysee, St Mark’s Piazza, Piccadilly Circus, Times Square and Central Park, that world travelers knowingly nod their heads at the mere mention, and even non-travelers have heard of. They’re what we might term ‘people places’, where tourists and locals alike flock to use on nice summers days and even grotty winter days alike. They’re famous for being famous – a bit like Kim Karshardian, or perhaps even Rachel Hunter, but with a lot more worthy credit to it’s name.

Trafalgar Square has a fascinating (more…)

The Elephant in the Room

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Phil Jones‘ talk on last Wednesday (9 Sept 09) presented the idea of shared spaces (also known as naked streets) in the context of the council’s proposal to convert lower Cuba St into a shared space.