Pick’s posters and progress: a design strategy for the Underground

Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013 17 January 2013 Oliver Green Pick’s posters and progress: a design strategy for the Underground   Abstract: In the early decades of the 20th century the London Underground was transformed from being simply a...

Movement, Vision, Underground

Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013 17 January 2013 Marko Jobst Movement, Vision, Underground Abstract: This paper looks at the history of vision in architectural modernity and its failed acknowledgement of the London Underground. While there...

Training Up the Escalated Body

Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013 17 January 2013 Richard Hornsey Training Up the Escalated Body Abstract: During the 1920s and 30s, as the Underground network expanded outwards and passenger numbers increased, Tube stations were designed (or...

Notes from the Underground: Seamus Heaney’s ‘District and Circle’

Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013 17 January 2013 Tom Herron Notes from the Underground: Seamus Heaney’s ‘District and Circle’   Abstract: When we think of Seamus Heaney we tend to turn to the landscapes of his native Co. Derry, to the anxious...