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Lucy Musgrave and Alessandra Cianchetta share their visions for London and Paris

A Publica photograph surveying how people use the existing urban fabric of the Bank area, London. In 2013, Publica was commissioned by the City of London to develop a public realm strategy for Bank's streets and spaces.
A Publica photograph surveying how people use the existing urban fabric of the Bank area, London. In 2013, Publica was commissioned by the City of London to develop a public realm strategy for Bank’s streets and spaces.

In November 2015, Lucy Musgrave of London-based public realm consultancy Publica appeared with Alessandra Cianchetta of the award-winning and proactive AWP, one of France’s leading architecture practices, to unpack their approach to urbanism, followed by a panel discussion with Peter Buchanan and Will Hunter

 

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Biographies

Alessandra Cianchetta is the leading architect and founding partner of AWP, an award-winning practice that works across scales and genres. Her work has been presented at venues worldwide such as MAXXI, Cité de l’Architecture, MoMA, the Storefront for Architecture & Art and has featured in NY Times, Le Monde, Wallpaper and The Guardian. Current projects include a 85,000 square-metre housing and mixed-use sector project in Lausanne, and Poissy Galore, a sequence of public buildings and follies set in a park by the Seine.

Lucy Musgrave is the founding Director of Publica and a leading practitioner in the fields of urbanism and the public realm. She has played a key advisory role in policy recommendations, strategic planning and urban design frameworks, and in the advocacy of design quality. Lucy is a current member of the HS2 design panel, NLA Sounding Board and is an external examiner at the Cass Faculty of Architecture. She has recently been a member of the WEP Public Realm Task Group and The Farrell Review.