Posts tagged 'peter murray'

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Why density in London can be a positive not a negative

I remember sometime in the early 1980s going to a meeting of the Hammersmith & Fulham Planning Committee, which was discussing Alsop & Lyall’s plans

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Peter Murray on London: Neighbourhood watcher

I was reminded of Abercrombie’s wonderful amoebic map showing London’s communities when I read recently that British Land had bought the Woolwich Estate in east

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Peter Murray on London: The city that just gets on with it

I gave a talk recently to the London Appreciation Society (LAS), an august organisation of which I am ashamed to say I was unaware prior

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Peter Murray on London: Hitting new heights

I was very pleased when I read the draft New London Plan published by Sadiq Khan at the end of November. Its focus on “Good

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Peter Murray On London: Give way but don’t give in

I am a keen cyclist. I commute to work, ride to meetings and cycle long distances. I’ve done Land’s End to John O’Groats, I’ve cycled

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Peter Murray on London: Stand-up comedy

Some years ago I had a conversation with Sara Fox – then the project director for Swiss Re on 30 St Mary Axe, aka the

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Peter Murray: London’s learning to take the rough with the smooth

A long time ago, I recall, Eric Parry exhibited a painting in the RA Summer Exhibition on board skimmed with plaster of paris. The surface

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Peter Murray on London: Women about town

There is a wonderful photograph of those attending the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) conference in Bridgwater, Somerset, in 1947 to discuss the reconstruction of

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Peter Murray: As we prepare to leave the EU, London needs its architects more than ever

When I started the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) in 2004 it was focused on Clerkenwell. We calculated that the up-and-coming area was home to

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We need to celebrate repetition

London is a city that celebrates variety. It is a city of villages rather than a single style; every street tells a story and shows

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