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City of London Walking Tour

Evolution of the City Walking Tour - managing growth and change in a high density historic environment

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 6:00PM - 8:30PM
High Holborn, London WC1V 6DR, UK
RTPI London

Guided by Victor Callister who is the Deputy Director of Architecture and Built Environment at Design Council Cabe.  He previously worked at the City of London as a planner and urban designer, latterly building a team around him that specialised in transforming the City's public realm.  As the Assistant Director in the City's Department of Built Environment, Victor oversaw the implementation of transformative and award winning schemes in one of the most complex, valuable and densely developed parts of London.  Victor also founded Sculpture in the City, a Civic Trust award winning programme which brings sculpture from world renowned artists and places them in streets and spaces at the heart of the City.  During this tour, we will explore the City of London to understand its architectural evolution and how new and old buildings can be successfully juxtaposed in a very dense environment whilst exploring back streets and hidden enclaves to understand its origins and history.

We will meet outside the southern exit of Chancery Lane Station/Cafe Nero (intersection of Staple Inn Buildings and the A40), City of London.

Kindly supported by Design Council Cabe.

This event is free and open to all those who work or study in planning and related professions.  However, if demand is high, preference will be given to RTPI members.

Places are strictly limited and alloccated on a first-come, first-served basis.  Should you have a place confirmed and cannot attend the event, please let us know so that your place can be reallocated.