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Dr David Lawrence

Associate Professor

About

Dr David Lawrence FRSA FRGS FSAI writes about, curates and photographs design, architecture and culture, with a particular interest in places where design, people and movement meet. David studied the history of architecture, with particular reference to emerging urbanism and how infrastructure adapts to help shape cities. He has been involved in projects in Hackney Wick, the city of London and west London, and been a consultant to Art on the Underground. David is the author of British Rail Designed 1948-1997 (2016), OMNIBUS: A social history of the London Bus (2014), A Logo for London (2013), Food on the Move: the extraordinary world of the motorway service area (2010), Bright Underground Spaces (2008), and Underground Architecture (1994). David is associate professor at Kingston University, London, and Research Fellow and curator for the London Transport Museum.

Areas of specialism

  • Architectural and Urban Design
  • Curating for Museums and Galleries
  • Architecture and Design History
  • School and Department management
  • Project and Space Management
  • Curriculum Development
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Heritage

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • Dip. Arch.
  • BA (Hons.) Architecture
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Arts
  • Fellow, Royal Geographical Society
  • Fellow, Society of Architectural Illustration

Professional membership

Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

Fellow of Royal Geographical Society

Fellow, Society of Architectural Illustration

Research

I research architecture and design culture, history and practice; brand design; design for urban transit systems; the design, history, culture ad social activities related to roadside facilities and public transportation; car culture; twentieth century urban design; technologies for online learning; pedagogy in relation to space use; graphic design for music culture. I welcome invitations to discuss projects and research degree proposals in these and related fields.

Publications

Number of items: 40.

Artefact/Device

Cullinan, Charlotte [Artist], Richards, Jeanine [Artist] and Lawrence, David [Typographer] (2008) Savage School Window Gallery box set. (Box containing serigraphed cards). London, U.K., Cullinan and Richards.

Article

Lawrence, David (2016) Book preview: British Rail Design 1948-97 by David Lawrence. Design Week,

Lawrence, David (2016) British Rail designed 1948-97. Rail, 814, pp. 98-101. ISSN (print) 0953-4563

Lawrence, David (2011) Standing on the verge of a secret world. Commercial Motor, 214(5419), pp. 44-47. ISSN (print) 0010-3063

Lawrence, David (2007) The beauty of a wipe clean surface. Kiosk, 1, pp. 49-56. ISSN (print) 1755-9626

Book

Lawrence, David (2016) British Rail Designed 1948-97. London, U.K. : Ian Allan Publishing. 272p. ISBN 9780711038370

Lawrence, David, Taylor, Sheila [Editor] and Green, Oliver [Author of introduction, etc.] (2015) The moving metropolis: a history of London's transport since 1800. 2nd ed. London, U.K. : Laurence King. 448p. ISBN 9781780676715

Ward, William D. and Lawrence, David [Editor] (2014) Ole Bill : London buses and the First World War. London, U.K. : London Transport Museum. 112p. ISBN 9781871829228

Lawrence, David, ed. (2014) Omnibus : a social history of the London bus. London, U.K. : London Transport Museum. 292p. ISBN 9781871829235

Lawrence, David (2013) A logo for London. London, U.K. : Lawrence King. 176p. ISBN 9781780672960

Lawrence, David (2010) Food on the move: the extraordinary world of the motorway service area. London, U.K. : Between Books with Donlon Books. 192p. ISBN 9780953698011

Lawrence, David (2008) Bright underground spaces: the London tube station architecture of Charles Holden. Harrow Weald, U.K. : Capital Transport. 192p. ISBN 9781854143204

Lawrence, David (2000) A logo for London: The London Transport symbol. Harrow Weald, U.K. : Capital Transport Publishing. 112p. ISBN 1854142321

Lawrence, David (1999) Always a welcome: the glove compartment history of the motorway service area. Twickenham, U.K. : Between Books. 112p. ISBN 0953698009

Lawrence, David (1994) Underground architecture. Harrow Weald, U.K. : Capital Transport. 208p. ISBN 1854141600

Lawrence, David (1989) London Transport cap badges. Harrow Weald, U.K. : Capital Transport. 128p. ISBN 1854141112

Book Section

Lawrence, David (2015) Food on the move : the Autogrill motorway service station. In: Celant, Germano, (ed.) Arts & foods : rituals since 1851. Milan, Italy : Mondadori Electa. pp. 510-521. ISBN 978889180329

Lawrence, David (2015) Ten stations. In: Coysh, Louise and Fuller, Laura, (eds.) Underline. London, U.K. : Art on the Underground.

Lawrence, David (2013) Collecting and belonging with London Underground. In: Galviz, Carlos Lopez and Merrill, Samuel, (eds.) Going Underground: new perspectives. London : London Transport Museum. pp. 73-82.

Lawrence, David (2012) When A to B is not the point... The nocturnal geography of the motorway service station. In: Corkish, Alan, (ed.) In the company of ghosts: the poetics of the motorway. Liverpool, U.K. : erbacce press. pp. 81-99. ISBN 9781907878428

Lawrence, David (2007) Preview. In: Hardingham, Samantha and Rattenbury, Kester, (eds.) Supercrit #2 Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Learning from Las Vegas. Abingdon, U.K. : Routledge. ISBN 9780415434140

Lawrence, David (2005) All the way from America. In: Hardingham, Samantha, (ed.) The 1970s is here and now. Chichester, U.K. : John Wiley & Sons. pp. 94. (Architectural Design) ISBN 9780470011362

Lawrence, David (2004) The motorway service station. In: Holder, Julian and Parissien, Steve, (eds.) The architecture of British transport in the twentieth century. New Haven, U.S. : Yale University Press. pp. 219-244. (Studies in British art, no. 13) ISBN 0300106246

Lawrence, David (1997) Underground architecture. In: Burman, Peter and Stratton, Michael, (eds.) Conserving the railway heritage. London : E & FN Spon. pp. 197-210. ISBN 0419212809

Conference or Workshop Item

Lawrence, David [Speaker] (2017) British Rail designed. In: Late Debate : Designing the Tube; 26 Jan 2017, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Lawrence, David [Speaker] (2017) How technology trends are impacting the movement of goods and people. In: Intelligent Mobility : The Future of Transport Today & Tomorrow - Imagine Conference & Enxhibition 2017; 07 - 08 Jun 2017, Milton Keynes, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Price, Linda, Downward, Stuart, Lawrence, David, Avery, Barry, Preston, Anne, Dias Fonseca, Tania, Vyas, Nora, Lock, Nick, Alsop, Graham, Orwell, Suzan, Beardsmore, James and Casanova, Diogo (2017) Putting technology in the frame : multiple lenses on evidenced based practice in a university wide roll out. In: HEA Annual Conference 2017 - Generation TEF : Teaching in the spotlight; 04 - 06 Jul 2017, Manchester, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Lawrence, David [Speaker] (2016) Edward Johnston and his Underground Typeface. In: Johnston Journeys; 29 Apr 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Barnes, Paul, Dixon, Catherine, Lawrence, David, Inglis, Theo, Henning, Wallace and Fleming, Martha (2016) Trains and fonts and double arrows : design and identity for railways. In: Eye Magazine's Type Tuesday; 22 Nov 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Lawrence, David (2016) Tube time : how the subterranean city got faster by design. In: Design and Time : Design History Society Conference 2016; 08-10 Sep 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Lawrence, David (2013) Collecting and belonging. In: Going Underground : Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013; 17 - 18 Jan 2013, London, U.K..

Lawrence, David [Speaker] (2013) Logo for London. In: Friday Late; 29 Nov 2013, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Dennis, Richard, Merrill, Sam, Carlos, Galviz, Mullins, Sam and Lawrence, David (2013) Under London by rail : memory, the archive and heritage : a round-table. In: Cities Methodologies 2013; 23-26 Apr 2013, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Lawrence, David (2011) Six lane highways and the electric sunshine of the motorway cafe. In: Royal Geographical Society (RGS) with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG) Annual International Conference 2011: The Geographical Imagination; 31 Aug - 02 Sep 2011, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Exhibition

Lawrence, David [Curator of an exhibition] (2016) Designology. .

Lawrence, David [Curator of an exhibition], Murphy, Simon [Curator of an exhibition], Scott, Liz [Curator of an exhibition] and Premru, Fliss [Curator of an exhibition] (2015) London by design. .

Lawrence, David [Researcher] (2014) Goodbye Piccadilly. Goodbye Piccadilly. .

Moving Image/Broadcast

Jenkins, Jolyon and Lawrence, David [Contributor] (2013) Hard shoulder, soft heart? (BBC Radio 4 Broadcast).

Other

Lawrence, David [Expert] (2016) Battle Bus Learning programme 2016.

Lawrence, David [Researcher] (2014) Remarkable lives. Royal Mail.

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