Ken Worpole

Ken Worpole is the author of many books on architecture, landscape, urbanism and social policy. His principal interests concern the planning and design of new landscapes and public institutions, whether parks, playgrounds, libraries, cemeteries, townscape or urban green networks.

He is Emeritus Professor in the Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University, and has served on the UK government’s Urban Green Spaces Task Force, on the Expert Panel of the Heritage Lottery Fund, and as an adviser to the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment. His most recent book The New English Landscape has just been published in collaboration with photographer Jason Orton.