New London Architecture

Sarah Gaventa

Public space expert and founder of

Illuminated River Foundation

Sarah Gaventa
Sarah Gaventa M.A.(RCA) is a public space and place making expert and has recently founded Made Public projects. She is Lendlease’s public space champion for the Elephant & Castle and was the interim director of the Architecture Foundation. Sarah was the director of CABE Space  from 2006 until 2011. She was also the Director of Seachange, a £40 million capital programme for the cultural regeneration of seaside resorts.In 2010 Sarah was made an Honorary Fellow of the Landscape Institute for her outstanding contribution to landscape. She is the author of  ‘New Public Spaces’ 

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The longest artwork in the world


29 January 2021

The longest artwork in the world

The Illuminated River project involves lighting bridges right across central London. Four of them have already been completed with five more on track for spring this year. Peter Murray talks to direct...

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