Writer and broadcaster Deyan Sudjic — who, in 1981, positively shunned the crowd when he leased a draughty loft in the abandoned reaches of Wapping — looks back on the past 40 years of development in the London Docklands 👉
Blended finance! Deyan Sudjic on how the vision of corporate redevelopment of London docklands with global money logrolled Thatcher into massive state intervention. It "Felt eerily like an out-take from The Long Good Friday”
"What really attracted Toronto-based Olympia & York to Canary Wharf was a simple calculation. In 1980, Tokyo had 400m sq ft of prime office space; New York had 300m sq ft; but London had just 160m sq ft.” Deyan Sudjic
In fragmented psychological prose, Olivia Sudjic stealthily plants clues to her ultimate subject
Olivia Sudjic’s second novel, “Asylum Road”, is broader in scope than her previous work and its artistic grip more certain
“He designed its logos, its magazines and record covers, its cafes and its posters . He was so many different kinds of designer, a brilliant artist and a great teacher.” - Deyan Sudjic. | Next week’s #FontSunday will be a tribute to #MiltonGlaser .