The De Beauvoir Gardeners are delighted to see the new interest in planting up areas in public view making the neighbourhood a more pleasant place. We would like to give these some recognition by awarding a monthly prize of £25 for the ‘Planting of the month’. 204 more words
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This highly influential film in architecture and planning circles by William H. Whyte analyzes the success and failures of urban spaces. Observing the natural order of spaces and the way people move through them, Whyte provides an intuitive critique of urban spaces and ways these spaces can be improved.
Inequality of housing provision is not new as being an urban issue. However, with the level of urbanization of our age, and with rising inequalities in urban space, the issue has become more visible all around the world while providing clues of the reasons behind it. 506 more words
I spent a very interesting day a couple of weeks ago at the MK Future Cities conference, held at The Open University in Milton Keynes. It looked to me like there were well over a hundred people there, mostly policymakers, businesses and various organisations with an interest in this thing called a ‘smart city’. 1,668 more words