UNREAL CITY

From mid-2013 to mid-2014, corporate buying of existing properties exceeded $600bn (£395bn) in the top 100 recipient cities, and $1trillion a year later – and this figure includes only major acquisitions (eg. a minimum of $5m in the case of New York City). today’s large-scale corporate buying of urban space in its diverse instantiations introduces […]

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It is solved by walking

  Went to see the Richard Long exhibition at the Tate Britain. At first there seems something banal, too cool and reductive about it – but then like settling into the rhythm of a long walk… Relativity and measurement Straight lines and meanders Stone and water Movement and stillness Outside and Inside The transient and […]

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Green Alliance Climate Change debate

Went to an interesting debate hosted by the Green Alliance last night, which featured leads from the three main parties on climate change. Key themes: – the biggest issue on climate change is can a global deal be done (given this requires the developed world to support the developing world)? – there is a consensus between […]

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