I took a research trip to Brighton to see for myself how airbnb works. The place I choose was based on a lot of recommendations, the central location, and the affordable rate. The photos on air bnb presented a neat and quirky apartment. (Above: welcome note) I never once met the owner, which seemed very odd. This kind of trust in strangers is certainly unusual and most people I spoke to after,...
RIBA - BBC Radio 4
I went to panel discussion at RIBA a couple of weeks ago, for BBC Radio Four’s Thinking Allowed on the subject of Home. The panel was varied with a Dr in Sociology and Politics, the RIBA president, an architecture critic and a Cambridge professor. The idea that the British have an obsession with home ownership was very prevalent and the panel discussed whether or not it was actually important for...