Friday, 1 May 2009
Growing a Greener London
Actions: What You Can Do With the City is a recent exhibition at the CCA in Montreal, featuring several thought-provoking examples of informal urbanism and greening. The London based work of Guerilla Gardeners and What If , and the projects of the French group aaa (of Urban Act) stood out to me, for example. Like the exhibition 'London Yields', this was another prompt to collectively pursue more growing and greening of gardens in our patch of London.
I just noticed an edible garden being constructed in Weston Rise. Thornhill Bridge (N1) and Marchmont Street (WC1) are further potential locations in the local area where "actions" could be undertaken, and develop ideas from the Leeds urban wildlife and greening project in the previous blog entry below...