Building and Dwelling – Ethics for the City

Building and Dwelling - Ethics for the City Richard Sennett

Afterwork return to Angel Waterstones following a lunchtime scout that threw Richard Sennett’s Building and Dwelling – Ethics for the City into my path. I laid down the cash mainly for the 8 pages on urban walking but also for its handsome cover (unflatteringly lit in the Highbury Corner Wetherspoons), and as a momento of U.N commissioned film for which I shot the London sequences, that featured Richard Sennett, and was based around a thesis he had developed with Ricky Burdett and Saskia Sassen. The screening of ‘The Quito Papers – towards the Open City’ at the LSE in 2017, followed by a panel discussion, was a fascinating evening.

Building and Dwelling - Ethics for the City Richard Sennett

The stimulations of walking have appeared quite differently to a more prosaic figure – the planner who seeks to organize movement.Richard Sennett

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