Talking Cities - Liveable Landscapes
Lecture by Neil Porter
Gustafson Porter, London
Please join us for this lecture hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture, with a reception to follow.
CEU credit will be available for registered landscape architects.
Image of Neil Porter provided courtesy of fila.is.
Neil Porter was born in England. He studied architecture at Newcastle University where he was awarded a first class degree. He continued his education at the Architectural Association in London were he received a diploma with honors in 1983 and was subsequently employed as a tutor from 1984 to 1989. Concurrently he worked for a number of leading designers and architects; Bernard Tschumi, Ian Ritchie, Will Alsop and John Lyall, on a diverse range of projects. One of which was the Parc de la Villette in Paris which led to his meeting Kathryn Gustafson and the setting up of Gustafson Porter in 1997 – collaborating on the design of all the projects and directing the practice. Over the last decade, Neil has extended his interest in design and architecture to the field of landscape architecture and masterplanning. His design for the Old Market Square in Nottingham has received many prestigious awards. He is currently a Member of the Crossrail Design Review Panel, he lectures and publishes widely and sits on a wide variety of national and international juries and panels.