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Architecture foundation: ten ideas for London’s public space charter


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In response to Sadiq Khan’s pledge to establish a Public Space Charter, two evening discussions at the Garden Museum ask what kind of spaces London should be creating to foster its public life by both day and night.

From facilitating economic growth, to fostering cultural life and countering the effects of extreme weather, the demands placed on London’s public spaces are growing ever more complex and onerous. At the same time, the increasing reliance on private companies to build and manage our public realm has become a subject of fierce debate.  In this rapid-fire event, ten leading designers, writers and campaigners propose bold ideas for inclusion in the London Public Space Charter.

Speakers include:

Julian Lewis (East)

Jan Kattein (Jan Kattein Architects)

Jo Gibbons (J & L Gibbons)

Adam Kaasa (RCA)

Amic Daal & Giles Smith (Assemble)

Alpa Depani (The Cass)

Petra Marko (Marko and Placemakers)

Holly Lewis (We Made That)

Chaired by Merlin Fulcher

Public London

Public London is programmed by the Architecture Foundation in partnership with The Garden Museum and supported by the European Prize for Urban Public Space.  Nominations are currently being sought for the 2018 award of the Prize.  For full details of how to apply, visit www.publicspace.org

Lambeth Palace Road
 SE1 7LB

Nearest train/tube:

Event date: 16/01/2018
Open from 19:00 to 21:00

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