Talks

Thanks to everyone who came to the Science Museum in London for the Brutalism Redux event. I really enjoyed listening to all the great people there and speaking myself. Will be talking more about Concrete Concept, The Wall in The Head and brutalist architecture at various events in 2017. So watch this space. And if…

The Concrete Lens – our new film night!

Me and the amazingly talented John Grindrod have a new film night – the first one is on Sep 28 at the Book Club in London. We’ll be showing films about architecture and cities – vintage gems, promo films, quota quickies, docs, dramas, humour and everything in between. It’s going to be a blast. Why…

TALKING

Hi everyone. Sadly the Manchester talk scheduled for this weekend isn’t happening now, BUT instead I’ll be talking about the Canned Designs series of pie in the sky plans for cities I wrote for The Long & Short magazine. It’s at NESTA’s Future Fest at 15.30 on Sunday Sep 18 at Tobacco Dock, London –…

On screen

Hi Huge thanks to everyone who came to Sheffield last night for the latest book talk. A few people asked me about the films and TV I mentioned. I love all these: Patrick Keiller’s London, Robinson in Ruins, Robinson in Space Meades – Bunkers, Brutalism, Concrete Poetry Antonioni – The Passenger, Il Deserto Rosso A…

On tour again

More tour dates coming up – I’ll be talking about my books, about architecture and about writing in Sheffield on Jul 14 and Manchester on Sep 16 so do come along if you’re around.

The Wall in The Head

I’ve begun funding for my new novel The Wall in The Head, which Unbound will be publishing, first as an ebook later this year. If you’d like to become a supporter of the book I’d love to have you onboard. Details of how to do that are here, and so is an extract from the…

More tour dates…

Thanks a bunch to everyone who’s been coming to see me on my FIRST EVER book tour. It’s been emotional. It’s been such a pleasure to get out to Birmingham, Glasgow and of course Shoreditch(!) to meet people as interested in words and buildings as I am. There’s two more new tour tour dates on…