Guest post by Sophia de Sousa from The Glass-House Community Led Design. The Future of Cities paper, 'Comparative urban governance', begins with a clear and concise definition:
Guest post by Carly Fraser and Alexandra Gardiner from New Economy Manchester. What will Greater Manchester look like in 2065? Seriously, think about it.
Guest post by Helen Pineo, BRE. The trend for urban populations to be healthier than their rural counterparts is known as the ‘urban health advantage’ and is not consistent around the world.
Guest post by John Regan from Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. If asked to envisage Lancaster in 2065, I probably wouldn’t have predicted that we’d have blue pancakes that help the elderly
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.
On 6 November, the Centre for Cities and the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office hosted the Northern Futures Summit in Leeds, marking the end of a period of public consultation to gather ideas on how best to stimulate economic growth
Corinne Swain pays tribute to the life and work of Professor Sir Peter Hall.
Writing some 30 years ago, in her classic study on 'Cities and the wealth of nations', the celebrated North American urbanist Jane Jacobs argued that nations are not the basic economic units, rather cities are.
'A Visual History of the Future' examines how future cities have been visualised over the last 100 years, and considers what these depictions sought to communicate and why.
Guest post by Richard Blyth, RTPI. At a recent supper party I was besieged by NHS professionals. An interesting experience as it means you end up putting the world to rights. After all, everyone’s got an opinion on health, right?