Gillian Darley

“My interests focus on intriguing buildings, beguiling landscapes, inspiring people.
One thing leads to another, unlikely connections emerge. Writing about the present, I’m informed by the past and vice versa.
I read listen and look. What I learn I love to share.”

News 2017


'A House for Soane, a House for Julie' talk at colloquium Lives of Houses, Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, Wolfson College, 27 May

Architecture on Television, archive series at BFI Southbank. Brief intro. to several films on Le Corbusier, 6.30, 12 June

Shoreditch, lunchtime talk on utopias, July tbc

Keynote talk at European Council for Landscape Architecture Schools, Greenwich, 11 - 13 September, day tbc


Writing, forthcoming or in progress

Essay for Aeon, autumn 2017

Chapter, postwar women architects in the public sector in Breaking the Mould: AA Women in Architecture 1917 - 2017

Chapter,   'Plotlands to New Towns' for publication within the continuing Radical Essex project

Excellent Essex (Old Street Books) eta autumn 2018


Archive Hour on Subtopia, BBC R4 on 7 May 2016 (still available)

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