Guest post by Bruce Beck and Michael Thompson. What do Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium in London, the now glorious heritage of Islington’s housing stock, and the cable-car system in Kathmandu for getting milk supplies to that city, all have in common?
This theme looks at the systems that provide the resources that cities need to function. This includes energy, transport, water supply, waste, ICT, cultural/social, green and blue infrastructure.
Guest post by Michael Edwards from The Bartlett School of Planning. The role housing plays in underpinning or undermining achievement in British cities in the coming decades will vary from city to city.
Guest post by Graham Leeks, UK Water Partnership. The British press of the mid-19th century called the unavoidable smell of London’s river 'The Great Stink'.
Guest post by Dr Mark Workman from the Energy Research Partnership (ERP). The Big 6 Utility Companies have 93% of UK electricity market share. It wasn’t always this way.
Guest post by Jim O’Neill, City Growth Commission Chair. One year ago the City Growth Commission set out with a simple, extremely ambitious goal, namely to think of specific recommendations that might boost the growth rate of the UK economy.
As part of the Foresight Future of Cities project, a number of evidence papers have been written to provide an in depth analysis of some of the issues that UK cities will face in 2040 and 2065.