Welcome to my website. I am a London-based writer specialising in urbanism, architecture and art.
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400m above Shenzhen at KK100, December 2011
more about me...
I am Contributing Editor to major UK architecture/design magazine Blueprint, columnist for RIBA Journal and contributor to others, including the Journal of Wild Culture. Previously, I
have written for magazines covering contemporary and twentieth century art, real estate,
technology, and music. Recent (2012) work includes contributing to architectural encyclopedias for Phaidon, editing the London ICA website, and articles in journals in France, Mexico and Croatia. I have a long history writing for hip London site le cool.
I am the author of three non-fiction books about skyscrapers and urbanism.
graduated from the University of London in Physics and Astrophysics
and have worked in software publishing and club promotion. I have
experience in news analysis, PR copywriting, speechwriting, conducting
tours and media training. I have also been an exhibited artist and an
actor. And I know three jokes.
I am available for freelance commissions, consultancy and interesting propositions.
Twitter... @ Herbhastosay
Or best of all... e-mail me here!
This website is still under construction (as usual- it's a bit like the Second Avenue Subway). You can check out my recent online articles, my books, some photos and my every-now-and-then blogs!
I thought most of my fellow Herberts died in the Great War, but there are still hundreds of us with the same last name. Here's who I AM NOT:
Herbert Wright, learned American author of the novel Do Clones Have Souls
Herbert Wright, American science fiction scriptwriter and producer, friend of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry
Herbert Wright, Youth Secretary of the NAACP in the 1950s, who often debated Malcolm X on Civil Rights
Herbert Wright, who wrote about the Vatican in the last century
Sir Herbert Wright, botanist who in 1907 lectured on Rubber Cultivation in the British Empire
Herbert W Wright, Arizona judge
Herbert Wright, journalist and author