This blog ‘Domestic Destruction’ on the violence around housing builds on the framings of violence in issue 40(3) Urban Violence and 37(1) Informal Urbanism, both guest-edited by our very own Editorial Board member, Yasser Elsheshtawy. Blog authors, University of Columbia Graduates Polina Stepanova (MArch) and Catherine...
24 Jul 2023
What is Urban Science? How does urban science differ from other kinds of science, or other kinds of urban knowledge? And how could urban science help support understanding of urban fields including the built environment? Prof Stephen Marshall explains in this blog.
23 Nov 2022
Christopher Martin reflects on the potential impact of COVID-19 on urban futures, which should provide food for thought for built environment academics and practitioners alike.
10 May 2020
Dudley et al. consider how the data enabled by new urban transport technologies can become a prime motivating force in political power struggles.
10 Oct 2019
The fifth in our editorial board member Yasser Elsheshtawy’s series of blogs on Riyadh, considering the uses of both informality and regulation.
27 Aug 2019
Parks are the focus in Yasser Elsheshtawy’s fourth blog on Riyadh, with fascinating insights and images from the city.
8 Jul 2019
20 years on from the publication of Urban Task Force report ‘Towards an Urban Renaissance’, Martin Crookston, one of our editorial board members, describes the UTF study of US cities.
2 Jul 2019
The third of a series of blogs from Yasser Elsheshtawy one of our editorial board members, reflecting changing impressions of the Saudi city.
9 Jun 2019
Yasser Elsheshtawy, one of our editorial board members, brings us the second part of his series of reflections on Riyadh in transformation.
1 May 2019
A special blog from Yasser Elsheshtawy, one of our editorial board members, reflecting changing impressions of Riyadh.
15 Feb 2019