New London Architecture

London's Pride: celebrating LGBT+ spaces

Tuesday 14 September 2021

David Kay

Architect
Child Graddon Lewis

Patrick Devlin

Director
Pollard Thomas Edwards

Gareth Gywnne

Area Manager
London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Dr Olimpia Burchiellaro

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Univerisity of Westminster

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London is home to a large LGBT+ community that play a vital role in the capital’s economy, culture and society, helping to make London one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world. Yet, with declining numbers of LGBT+ venues across London and rises in hate crime, along with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 – including mental health, isolation, living in unsafe environments and homelessness – it is more important than ever to create safe and inclusive places to live, work and visit.  
 
Celebrating Pride in London this September, this webinar showcases some of the projects and initiatives that support and engage the LGBT+ community, helping to create visibility, unity and equality across the city, and ensure London remains a queer friendly city. 

00:00   Welcome from Chair 
              Benjamin O’Connor, Director, NLA  
 
01:40   London’s Queer Spaces 
              David Kay, Architect, Child Graddon Lewis
 
14:05   LGBTQ+ housing 
            Patrick Devlin, Partner Pollard Thomas Edwards architects
 
26:04   Joiners Arms
             Gareth Gwynne, LB Tower Hamlets
               
Dr Olimpia Burchiellaro, Academic and Activist, The Friends of the Joiners Arms  
 
37:15   Panel discussion
            Speakers above
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David Kay

Architect
Child Graddon Lewis

Patrick Devlin

Director
Pollard Thomas Edwards

Gareth Gywnne

Area Manager
London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Dr Olimpia Burchiellaro

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Univerisity of Westminster


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