canal strolling part two

i was east side again this saturday afternoon, but this time all on my tod. after leaving nanny minnie’s i fancied a little wonder. so instead of heading down to the regents canal, i headed a little further east, to the hertford union canal (ducketts canal), a short stretch of canal originally opened in 1830 as a short cut, which links up the regents canal to the lee navigation. 

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canal strolling

as a child i would take a stroll with my grandparents along the canal, from right outside their house all the way through to victoria park. the canal being the regents canal in east london. i have walked up and down countless times, at the time i was completely unaware of its importance to the industrial revolution.

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sensing spaces

the royal academy of arts challenged seven architects from six countries to awaken the sensibilities of the galleries space around them, sensing spaces. to use the space of the gallery to explore the experimental qualities that are found within architecture. in galleries where the norm is for artwork to hang from the walls, to challenge the galleries to a different experience of space, proportion and light. architecture reimagined.

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