London Festival of Architecture Sky Ride Podcasts
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Six bicycle tours by leading experts in architecture, design and the built environment, part of the 2010 London Festival of Architecture. Maps are available for self-guided tours.
||Biodiversity in the City with Sarah Price||Led by landscape and planting designer Sarah Price of Sarah Price Landscapes, celebrates how gardens and parks have kept biodiversity alive in cities, providing rich experiences for wildlife and people. Not only can naturalistic city planting be environme||13 8 10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Remodelling Old Housing Estates with Wayne Hemingway||Ideas about city housing schemes have changed almost beyond recognition over the last 100 years. This tour of some of London’s iconic housing estates shows how they have been remodelled and updated for a new century and a new way … Continue reading||13 8 10||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Best of France in London with Stephen Bayley||Led by Stephen Bayley, design guru and architecture and design correspondent of The Observer newspaper. He is a former Chief Executive of the Design Museum and in 1989 was awarded France's top cultural accolade, and made a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et||12 8 10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Places, Spaces and Squares with Roger Madelin||Roger Madelin is joint chief executive of Argent property developers. This ride sets out to see some new public spaces being formed on the railway lands at King’s Cross. From there it heads into Islington to look at small and … Continue readin||11 8 10||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Linear City with Cany Ash||Cany Ash of Ash Sakula Architects leads this tour of recent developments hugging viaducts, canals & roads. The ride starts under the Green Bridge in Mile End Park, just off the Mile End Road. Travelling east along the canal adjacent … Continue r||11 8 10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Wren and Hawksmoor Churches with Fergus Connolly||Fergus Connolly is a specialist in historic architecture and conservation at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. This ride visits several churches built in the wake of the Great Fire of London, in particular those of Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor. Th||11 8 10||Free||View In iTunes|