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Why Cities Look the Way They Do, with Richard J. Williams and Timandra Harkness

Not to boast, but we think we live in one of the most visually stunning cities in the world
(made even more so by the super cute drawings currently in our windows, obviously). So
you can only imagine how quickly we devoured Richard J. Williams’ Why Cities Look the Way
They Do
, an engrossing and thought-provoking consideration of urban areas and their aesthetic roots. We were lucky enough to have Richard visit us for an equally thought-provoking talk as part of our Book Fringe programme, in conversation with Timandra Harkness and our very own bookseller David Bloomfield for a discussion about cityscapes, modernity, and the power of visual expression.

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