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12th October 2017

Our #HumansOfLSA interview series gets to know some of the people behind the Leake Street Arches project as well as those living and working in the local area. This week, we spoke to Chris Evernden, the Co-Founder of Banh Bao Brothers, a Vietnamese Street Food concept that will be opening in Leake Street Arches. What did you want to be when you were a child? Bruce Lee Where is your happy place? Water What’s your first ever memory? Being in the air (I think was my dad throwing me in the air?!) What do you regard as your biggest achievement […]
4th October 2017

Our #HumansOfLSA interview series gets to know some of the people behind the Leake Street Arches project as well as those living and working in the local area. This week, we met with Duko Frankhuizen, the Development Manager at LCR. 1. What did you want to be when you were a child?  An astronaut 2.Where is your happy place? Campsites 3.What’s your first ever memory?  Meeting St Nicolas, the original Santa Claus 4.What do you regard as your biggest achievement in life so far?  Running the marathon 5.What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done? Finding somewhere to live in London. 6.When did you last […]
27th September 2017

On Thursday 21st September, over 100 stakeholders gathered together to celebrate the practical completion of Leake Street Arches. Held in arch belonging to new tenant Aures, guests enjoyed delicious Vietnamese food from other new tenants, the Banh Bao Brothers, and a range of craft beer and wine from The Italian Job. Adrian Lee, Development Director at LCR, welcomed everyone and gave some updates on how their vision for the project was being brought to life. He then introduced Counsellor Matthew Bennett from Lambeth Council who spoke of his excitement about the project and the benefit it will bring to the […]
20th August 2017

The below feature highlights ten graffiti artists from across the world who have made a name for themselves in their home countries, gained recognition internationally and are fast securing their position in graffiti history. 10. Aakash Nihalani (New York, USA) “Take one look at the work of Aakash Nihalani and you will see the essence of what art is: the ability to catch someone’s attention at a moment’s notice. Nihalani uses bright, bold lines at the forefront of all of his art as a means of visually creating 3D images on two-dimensional surfaces. The repetition of isometric squares and rectangles becomes […]
15th August 2017

Dictionary Definition: “Writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place.” Graffiti; a beautiful word for something traditionally associated with illegal urban activity. As the plural of the Italian archaeological term Graffito, its original context, meant a deliberate mark made by scratching or engraving on a large surface such as a wall. Whilst the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians may have first coined the term, the definition and origins of modern day graffiti continue to be debated. When and where it first started causes much controversy, especially amongst the graffiti community, but […]