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London colour

This short tour of London takes you to some of the British capital's most colourful locations.
This whistle-stop tour of London visits some of the most visually distinctive parts of our capital city.
Charting a rough course from west to east the video takes in:
Sloane Square: Victorian red-brick mansion blocks
Notting Hill: Pretty painted terraces and market area shopfronts
Regent’s Park: Classical white stucco-fronted buildings from of Regency period
Parks and green areas: London is dotted throughout with greenery, parks and commons
Southbank: brown river, grey concrete brutalism and graffiti-painted skate zones
The City: grand classical architecture, brick churches and soaring glass and steel towers
Spitalfields: Georgian Huguenot merchants’ terraced houses, painted now in moody shades
Brick Lane and Shoreditch: Arguably London’s trendiest area, a mix of dirty brick, brash shop fronts, high-fashion and fully-saturated graffiti / street art
In Steps 2.11 and 2.12 we will ask you to share your observations of the colours of London, and to post images of your own home location.
With a large global cohort we hope you will help us to compile colour material that advances debate on the colour preferences associated with location.
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The Power of Colour

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