Hankering and Hypocrisy – The Hungerford Bridge Story

Iain Borden was recently interviewed in FakieHillBomb, where he made several comments regarding Southbank skate spot and we the community, so we thought we’d clear a few things up. Objection to destruction delivery day 2014 – Image by Sophia Bennett   Firstly, we want to clarify that Professor Iain Borden was never part of the […]

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Professor Iain Borden on the Festival Wing Consultation

Prof Iain Borden, architectural historian and urban commentator at The Bartlett UCL, comments on the Southbank Centre’s failed consultation for their Festival Wing development and discusses the political, emotional and local elements that have been overlooked and ignored in spite of 6 months of campaigning by Long Live Southbank. […]

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The Guardian: Architects sketch a new space for South Bank skaters

Angular shards of concrete lie marooned beneath the bridge like fragments of an ice floe cast adrift. There are low stretches of railings at odd angles and little flights of steps to nowhere. The floor is traversed by fissures and cracks, while sloping banks accommodate abrupt shifts in level. It looks like the urban planner […]

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