Gregory Cowan PhD

Consultant and Researcher in London, United Kingdom

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To reveal and to co-create urbanism and architecture. Aspiring thought leader: Occupying Streets. Stadtführer für London.

Educator, guide, researcher and urbanist-architect. Street design in station areas, noir urbanism and night time tourism. PhD research on King's Cross and Bahnhofsviertel Frankfurt.

Independent assessor, RIBA Continuing Professional Development Providers' Network. Integrating good communication and international development principles in all of my work.

Lecturer, architecture, tourism and urbanism at Westminster, Communication and Planning at University of Wales TSD London. Specialism: urban station hubs at night.

In development: 'Occupying Streets: Bare Streets, Carnival Arts and Street Design'.

* Development day tour for Danish Concrete Barons in London: with taxis along the embankment to St Pauls. From the whispering gallery to the Turbine Hall, via the Millennium Footbridge. Ferry to Soho Square.

* Guitarist's morning walk: from Southwark Cathedral Sunday mass to Crossbones Cemetery, via Shakespeare's Globe. Crossing the River Thames on foot, with Tate, Boudicea, Romans and the Tower of London.

* German-language architecture tour: Thames ferry from Tate Pimlico to Tate Bankside, comparing office developments in Shoreditch and Spitalfields.

* Study tour (Überbau, Vienna) Stadtviertelerneuerung; City, Canary Wharf und King's Cross.

* 'Barging around Britain' (ITV 2016) John Sargent's guide to bargee life on London's Regent's Canal.

* "Haus / Boot" vortrag Uni Graz lecture and course on precarious architecture and urbanism, at Graz University of Technology and Haus der Architektur in Austria, summer 2014. A London course followed for Graz students on social housing and waterway living, case study King's Cross.

* King's Cross tour for British Council directors of Nordic and Baltic cities, 'Creative urbanism and regeneration'.

* Pori Finland; exhibition of banner artworks.

  • Work
    • Dr Gregory Cowan RIBA
  • Education
    • University of Westminster
    • University of Adelaide
    • Curtin University