Category Archives: Spring 2016

Sounds in the city: Regent’s Park

Why Regent’s Park? We wanted to choose a place with the potential for a variety of activity, as it would provide us with a good scope to compare and contrast. Regent’s Park came to mind as it is a huge

Sounds in the city: Regent’s Park

Why Regent’s Park? We wanted to choose a place with the potential for a variety of activity, as it would provide us with a good scope to compare and contrast. Regent’s Park came to mind as it is a huge

SER Blackfriars Station

SER Blackfriars Station (SE1) Intro & History of the Station (Judy) Blackfriars Station was opened in January 1864 by the South Eastern Railway Co. (SER), connecting the Charing Cross and London Bridge stations. Just five years later, on 1 January

SER Blackfriars Station

SER Blackfriars Station (SE1) Intro & History of the Station (Judy) Blackfriars Station was opened in January 1864 by the South Eastern Railway Co. (SER), connecting the Charing Cross and London Bridge stations. Just five years later, on 1 January

The Secret Life of the Street Furniture

The streets are filled with data and data collection tools that we are so accustomed to, that they are relegated to the background of what we see as we walk by them. Almost every item of ‘furniture’ that adorns the

The Secret Life of the Street Furniture

The streets are filled with data and data collection tools that we are so accustomed to, that they are relegated to the background of what we see as we walk by them. Almost every item of ‘furniture’ that adorns the

Software and the City – Blog Post on “Kill the Bill”

Blog Post – DOWNLOAD for full version with images. Introduction by Yue Yu On March 13, a march took place in London to protest against the Government’s Housing Bill on Council Housing. The housing bill is intent to the right to

Software and the City – Blog Post on “Kill the Bill”

Blog Post – DOWNLOAD for full version with images. Introduction by Yue Yu On March 13, a march took place in London to protest against the Government’s Housing Bill on Council Housing. The housing bill is intent to the right to

Westfield Stratford City: People and Place

1/ A place of commute We went to Westfield Stratford City at 6pm which coincided with the evening peak. This meant that there was a huge volume of people moving through Westfield. We noticed that the lower ground floor (on

Westfield Stratford City: People and Place

1/ A place of commute We went to Westfield Stratford City at 6pm which coincided with the evening peak. This meant that there was a huge volume of people moving through Westfield. We noticed that the lower ground floor (on

Camden Market – the space, the people, the tradition

Camden Market consists of a number of large adjoining retail markets in Camden Town. Camden Lock Market attracts approximately 120 000 unique visitors each week [1]. All kinds of shop to be found there. Lively atmosphere and a popular place to

Camden Market – the space, the people, the tradition

Camden Market consists of a number of large adjoining retail markets in Camden Town. Camden Lock Market attracts approximately 120 000 unique visitors each week [1]. All kinds of shop to be found there. Lively atmosphere and a popular place to

Covent Garden: people and place

The area A fruit and vegetables market first appeared in Covent Garden in the mid-17th century. By the 19th century, however, it had become a notorious red-light district, and was revamped and upgraded by the addition of most of the

Covent Garden: people and place

The area A fruit and vegetables market first appeared in Covent Garden in the mid-17th century. By the 19th century, however, it had become a notorious red-light district, and was revamped and upgraded by the addition of most of the