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Bankside Urban Forest hosts private tour for Patrons of the Architecture Foundation

Patrons, Benefactors and Trustees of The Architecture Foundation enjoy a private tour of Bankside Urban Forest
Valerie Beirne
Bankside Urban Forest Manager
  • Patrons of the Architecture Foundation enjoy a tour of Bankside Urban Forest (image courtesy of the AF)
    Patrons of the Architecture Foundation enjoy a tour of Bankside Urban Forest (image courtesy of the AF)
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July 2013

Patrons and Supporters of  The Architecture Foundation, one of Bankside Urban Forest's core partners, enjoyed a private tour of Bankside Urban Forest projects in early July. The walking tour included a number of the project’s notable initiatives including Borough Market's new Market Hall - a new community garden designed by Wayward Plants; the Verdant Viaduct - a new modular green wall within Borough Market; Witherford Watson Mann Architects’ Riverside Accessibility Improvements; Heather and Ivan Morrison's Skirt of the Black Mouth - a new temporary pocket park on the south side of Tate Modern; and Flat Iron Square, a transformational project, reclaiming road space for the public.

The Architecture Foundation is a key partner of the Bankside Urban Forest partnership, and has helped to initiate a number of Forest projects including the Union Street Urban Orchard, the Oikos Project, and Moss Your CityUrban Pioneers, The Architecture Foundation's innovative and successful education programme for engaging young people in architecture and the built environment ,was piloted in Bakside Urban Forest in 2008.

The event was part of the exclusive programme of speical events for Patrons and Benefactors of the Architecture Foundation. For more information on how to become an AF Patron and access their programme of VIP tours, previews and networking events please contact Development and Communications Manager joanne [at] architecturefoundation.org.uk (Joanne Jolley by email) or on +44(0)20 7084 6767.

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Jul 16 2013