Annual Lecture 2016

On the 8th December 2016, the LRG hosted its sixth Annual Lecture. The lecture was given by Professor Brian Goodey on the topic, “Interpreting the Landscape: The Popular Agenda”, and took place at the London School of Economics (LSE). The lecture is available to view in its entirely through the following link. The video runs for 1 hour and 23 minutes.

Professor Goodey describes his career in the following ways:

b.Essex 1941. Began sketching c1950. U of Nottingham Geography with Edwards, Economic History with Chambers, invention with J.P. Cole. To British outpost at Indiana U., John Fraser Hart and Sauer, discovering Americans discovering America. To North Dakota – perception, school geography and Kevin Lynch. Back to what passed for revolution at the U. of Birmingham – Ward & Boon, more perception, some cognition, tourism, trails and the seeds of interpretation. Since 1975, Joint Centre for Urban Design (RIP) and Oxford Brookes : Cullen, townscape research, interpretive practice, and bright layers of questioning students. Electronica, media imagery and manipulation, exploring cracks in the fabric … and more sketching, to understand and, maybe, enhance the sense of place.

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