London Festival of Architecture 2023 Programme, with Melodie Leung (Zaha Hadid Architects) and Gonzalo Herrero Delicado (Eco City)

In this conversation we’re exploring the London Festival of Architecture 2023 programme ahead of the month-long series of events happening across London, across the month of June. We’re joined by one of the LFA2023 Curation Panel members, Melodie Leung and Gonzalo Herrero Delicado.

Melodie Leung is an Associate Director at Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) where she has been a leading designer within the practice for over 15 years overseeing notable projects across architecture, interiors, product design, and exhibitions.

Gonzalo Herrero Delicado is a curator, educator and architect based in London whose work is at the intersection of architecture and design, exploring their connection to ecology and digital culture. He is Director of the Ecocity World Summit 2023. He is also a Design Fellow at the University of Cambridge and an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins, UAL.

To explore the LFA2023 programme, head to

To find out more about Eco City, head to – The code mentioned in the conversation was 23ECOLON25.


Some of the LFA events mentioned are as followed (in order of appearance):

Fleet Street Plant Press, by Wayward (Holborn Circus)

Connecting Colindale: A Flight Path Folly, by Andre Kong Studio and Wayward (Colindale Park)

Seats at the Table by Re-Fabricate and the DisOrdinary Architecture Project (Postman’s Park)

Urban Playground, by McCloy + Muchemwa (Fen Court)

The Never Ending Challenge, by London Borough of Bromley (Crystal Palace Museum)

Vertical Farm-to-Fork at the Factory, by Projekt and Spacelab_ (The Factory)

Cycle tour of new Enfield architecture, by IF_DO (Tottenham Hale Station)

Participatory Urbanism, by Zaha Hadid Architects (Zaha Hadid Architects Gallery)


This episode was produced and edited by Eliza Grosvenor.
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Image: Design Concept for ‘Connecting Colindale: A Flight Path Folly’ by Andre Kong Studio and Wayward

Image description: Design concept of the Connecting Colindale installation showing woman sitting on installation, which is covered in greenery, and another group pointing at the installation.