Location: Slade Research Centre, UCL, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0HB
This roundtable discussion, themed ‘Learning to Walk,’ brought together a range of thinkers, researchers, practitioners and artists who have engaged walking as a method and a way of experiencing and understanding the city. Each speaker presented their own approach to walking in 5-10mins and a discussion across the diversity of walking practices, and different approaches to thinking about walking, ensued.
The roundtable was moderated by ThienVinh Nguyen (PhD student, UCL Geography), and features Tom Bolton (Author, London’s Lost Rivers: A Walker's Guide, 2011); Jonathan Hill (Professor of Architecture and Visual Theory, Bartlett School of Architecture); Amy Thomas (PhD student, Bartlett School of Architecture); Rab Harling (UCL Urban Laboratory Leverhulme Artist-in-residence); David Kendall (Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths, University of London); Graham Gussin (situationist); Andy Wicks (artist); Gabriela Garcia de Cortazar (architect and academic); Sabeth Tödtli (Co-founder, zURBS and Nextzürich); Nina Lund Westerdahl (zURBS); Cecilie Sachs Olsen (Co-founder, zURBS and PhD researcher at Queen Mary University of London, School of Geography); and Jennie Savage (artist).
Roundtable participants discussed: