In the summer of 2010, Joe Halligan and a group of architecture friends decided to turn a disused petrol station in East London into a cinema. This project laid the foundations for what would become Assemble, a 15-strong multidisciplinary collective for whom no project is too big or too small; from Chicken Town, a social enterprise restaurant to Granby Four Street, a whole neighbourhood redeveloped in Liverpool (and being awarded the Turner Prize to boot).
Join George Lamb as he talks to Joe about what he thinks the real role of Architecture is, and how community-first projects are essential for turning the cities we inhabit into utopias.
In this final London instalment, our host Jonathan Heaf orders room service with award winning journalist and broadcaster Emma Barnett.
Emma became the youngest person to host Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 at just 26 years old. She now hosts her own show on Radio 5 Live, writes a column for the...
In this instalment of Eat, Drink, Chat, DJ and broadcaster Tiffany Calver joins GQ's Jonathan Heaf for dinner at Little House Mayfair in the heart of London. Described by i-D as 'the future of the music industry', Calver has broken through barriers, most recently becoming the first female host of...