Yes (except when he says “Old Street” he means “Old Street Roundabout”). Putting a big building in the middle of a horrific, people-unfriendly space won’t help much. I’d go further: pedestrianise everything from the Foundry to the roundabout. (via @cityofsound)
Alexandra on startup “hubs” and the changes in Shoreditch. Good stuff, if a bit depressing. I’d also like to read more about this with a longer perspective too. 2007 as a starting point is rather recent.