London housing needs
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 03 March 2017

Urban planning is a strategic endeavour. It involves the maintenance and improvements of the existing and facilitation of growth, or reduction. It uses statistical tools to predict future needs and strategically plans for the urban accommodation of those needs. When these strategies are not met, Urban Planning is failing. The “housing crisis” in the UK...

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 05 June 2016

For anyone living in London the cost of housing is a hot topic. The price of housing has been rising faster than income for years. Initially effecting students and the low wage earners, expanding to the professional middle classes. The housing crisis seems to be a relentless chronic condition of the city. Year from year...

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 31 May 2010

DEMOCRATIC GEOMETRY; THE MORPHOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARLIAMENTS Democratic Power The ideas of contemporary democratic canon are based around the concept that free wo/men elect representatives that then meet in assemblies and make decisions for the good of the people. There are exceptions to this where direct democracy side steps representation, the best modern examples for...

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 30 May 2009

Temple of the Asatru These are some thoughts on Norse pagan temples that came out of the design competition for the temple of Reykjavik. The pre-christian Greek and Roman pagan temples were internally restricted to the gods, priestly class and those with special relationship with the god or gods. Public offerings and worship happened outside...