ountrThe green belt has always been an unhappy mash-up – a patchwork of leftover land, neither urban nor rural. But the idea of limiting the city is essential, both for energising the space within and freeing the natural world beyond. Words by Phineas Harper

Published in Features
Friday, 02 October 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

A day-long discussion about the city’s peripheries highlighted the complexity of an area often perceived as bland and uniform, says Debika Ray

Published in Review
Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

Icon is partnering with the Architecture Foundation on a day-long festival at which speakers such as Will Self, Hanif Kureishi and Ellis Woodman will discuss London’s peripheral boroughs

Published in News
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:53

Icon meets Peter Murray

The London Society chair discusses the green belt, the housing crisis, smart cities, tall buildings and cycling

Published in Video