May 31, 2010

All the Smithsons needed were cyclists

In the late 1950s the seminal British architects, Peter and Alison Smithson, led a push for artificial ground planes one level up from the city. Pedestrians would walk about on landscaped, picturesque networks, while cars would […]
May 1, 2010

Discussion Paper: secure bicycle parking stations for Newcastle.

IntroductionThrough the comments section below, I am using this page to continue discussions I’ve been having with community leaders and potential sponsors, on the topic of secure bicycle parking stations in Newcastle, along similar lines to […]
April 8, 2010

What Pevsner Didn’t Know About Bicycle Sheds

www.youtube.com/watchAbstract   At the beginning of the twentieth-century the bicycle was as potent a symbol of speed as the car, and the subject of as many Cubist and Futurist art works. Yet by 1943, Pevsner could […]