Category Archives: Rethinking Cities

Talking Townscape

A walk to mark the life and influence of Gordon Cullen, architect, illustrator and visual urbanist, born in August 1914. Writing in the Architectural Review, Gordon Cullen encapsulated the concept of visual coherence and organisation of our urban environment, under the theme of ‘townscape’.  He wrote a seminal book with the title ‘Townscape’ published in […]

Celeb8 Feb – Ruskin Walks in Shoreditch

To mark the anniversary of John Ruskin’s birthday, Martin Fidler and Andrew Stuck invite you to a Ruskin Walk in Shoreditch on Saturday 8 February 2014. It also marks the launch Celeb8Feb a 5 year campaign of Ruskin Walks building to 200th anniversary of Ruskin’s birth in 1819. The community of people living and working […]

Weaving wellbeing into neighbourhoods

Rethinking Cities presents a Weaving Wellbeing Walkshops.  The Walkshop (mobile workshop) involve a 90 minute walkabout with prompts to engage participants in discussion and observation, followed by an hour long debriefing session with local experts during which shared learning is encouraged. You’ll explore how an existing neighbourhood can be refurbished to promote residents’ wellbeing and […]

Walking Sideways

Andrew Stuck from Rethinking Cities & the Museum of Walking, producer of Talking Walking, has been invited to take part in the month-long Sideways 2012 Festival – a 334km trek across Belgium west to east int eh compnay of 30 walking artists. Sideways 2012 is the brainchild of Andy Vandyvere of Trage wegen – literally […]