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

lunchtime talk on Octavia Hill at Red Cross Gardens, Southwark, for BOST, 8 March

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

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


Writing, forthcoming or in progress

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

Chapter titled  '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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