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The Cycle of the City: London City Life

By August 23, 2010 No Comments

The movie below is a degree short piece written, filmed and edited by James Varty & Andy Hippisley of Last in Line Productions.

Filmed on Sony z1 and edited in Final Cut Pro it portrays life in the city and the endless cycle of travel, work, sleep:

The cycle is a bit Reggie Perrin, but deep in there are some interesting questions on how cities have a natural rhythm and cycles linked to economics, geography, societal constraints etc. For more on these lines of thinking head over to urbantick for a look into research on cycles and rhythms with a focus on space-time related technologies.


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.