Architecture Culture: Charles Dickens and EcoCities
April 16, 2020
— Comics and landscape
Charles Dickens and EcoCities: Alex Fitch talks to architects, curators and practitioners who promote architecture in wider culture. This month: exhibition designer Rebecca Simpson discusses the creation of ‘Childhood in Dickensian London’ at Senate House Library, the process of chosing images for display and collaborating with curators.
Also, architect C.J. Lim talks about his visual explorations of EcoCities and other futuristic concerns in a variety of illustrated books, which incorporate comic strips, diagrams and models, including such titles as smartcities, resilient landscapes + ecowarriors, and his Realms of Impossibility trilogy.
Originally broadcast Wednesday 15th April 2020 on Resonance 104.4 FM / DAB (London)
For more audio formats to download and stream, please visit archive.org
Links: Childhood in Dickensian London microsite on Senate House website
More info at Social History website
Senate House Instagram page
C.J. Lim’s profile on UCL website
C.J. Lim / Studio 8 Architects website
Order books by C.J. Lim and Ed Liu from Amazon UK