Carolyn Steel is a practicing architect, she joined Kilburn Nightingale Architects in 1989 and has run successful design units at Cambridge, The University of North London (now London Metropolitan University), and at the London School of Economics. Her 2008 book Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives won the Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction.
Books by Carolyn Steel
Interviews with Carolyn Steel
The architect, writer, lecturer, and director of Kilburn Nightingale Architects says architecture should not be just about buildings, but about everything else in our environment
Interviews where books by Carolyn Steel were recommended
Discussion of the lesser-known subject of guerilla gardening – the illicit cultivation of someone else’s land. A fascinating and historical topic, and eclectic book selections include a history of Google
Architecture depends at the building stage on money and politics, and later on users, time and weather. Jeremy Till picks five books to allow you behind the scenes of the building sites.
Irreplaceable: The fight to save our wild places
by Julian Hoffman
Life Changing: How Humans Are Altering Life on Earth
by Helen Pilcher
Rebirding: Rewilding Britain and Its Birds
by Benedict Macdonald
Sitopia: How Food Can Change the World
by Carolyn Steel
What We Need To Do Now
by Chris Goodall
Working With Nature
by Jeremy Purseglove
Conservation and the battle against climate change are two of the most pressing issues of our age. But books on the subject have to be readable and enjoyable too, says Charlotte Smith – BBC presenter and judge for the 2020 Wainwright Prize for books on global conservation. Here she highlights the six shortlisted titles that will enchant and inspire you.