Will Self on the privatisation of public space.

“If you’re a busy person working in London, you’re stressed, you don’t have the time to counter the activities of private security firms. And that plays in the hands of the developers who want to screen places off.”
Outer London Festival Patron Will Self on the privatisation of public space.
Doughnut: The Outer London Festival is a day of exploring issues related to the development of the city’s periphery. Join us for food, music, ideas, arguments and architecture in Greenwich this Saturday.

For over 20 years, the Architecture Foundation has brought together professionals from across the built environment to discuss and act on issues related to design and the built environment. With a renewed focus on the city and the critical intersection of architecture and politics, the Architecture Foundation works to effect meaningful change on policy and practice.