Green Dreams: Reviving the Gardens of Riyadh
Parks are the focus in Yasser Elsheshtawy’s fourth blog on Riyadh, with fascinating insights and images from the city.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 8 Jul 2019
It was 20 years ago today, Sergeant Rogers taught the band to play….
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.
By Martin Crookston 2 Jul 2019
Riyadh Drifting: Walking in the City
The third of a series of blogs from Yasser Elsheshtawy one of our editorial board members, reflecting changing impressions of the Saudi city.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 9 Jun 2019
A Flâneur in Riyadh: The Transformation of Tahlia Street
Yasser Elsheshtawy, one of our editorial board members, brings us the second part of his series of reflections on Riyadh in transformation.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 1 May 2019
Three days in Riyadh: A city in transition
A special blog from Yasser Elsheshtawy, one of our editorial board members, reflecting changing impressions of Riyadh.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 15 Feb 2019
Inclusive design, special needs and social equity … the curious role of the public toilet.
Introducing her new issue Jo-Anne Bichard asks, 'what do the shape, state and means of entry to public toilets, the quinessential essential public service each one of us needs, reveal about the inclusiveness and social equity in the built evironment, and approaches to its design?'
By Jo-Anne Bichard 26 Apr 2018
Call for paper proposals: Special issue on resident-led housing
Announcing call for papers for a future issue proposed by editors Dr Jasmine Palmer & Dr Ir Lidewij Tummers asking “The increase of resident-led housing: what implications for the professional housing sector?” (abstract submission 20 May 2018)
By Dr Jasmine Palmer & Dr Ir Lidewij Tummers 10 Apr 2018
Environmental satisfaction of urban villages in suburban Beijing
Following in the footsteps of our ‘Suburban Spaces, Suburban Culture’ issue, Miao Qiao and Cecilia Wong of Manchester University's Manchester Urban Institute present fascinating insights into life in Chengzhongcun or Urban Villages in suburban Beijing.
By Miao Qiao and Cecilia Wong 27 Feb 2018
“Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods” awards & conference call
A call for international submissions, for the International Making Cities Livable Council's upcoming “Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods” conference and awards. (Deadline 31st Oct 2017)
By Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard 1 Aug 2017
Disability and the Built Environment – Call for Guest Editors
Built Environment now invites proposals for a guest editor(s) to guest edit a themed issue of the journal on ‘The Enabling Built Environment’ (or related title), to distil critical lessons from international academic research and practice for the built environment audience. Deadline Friday 9th Dec 2016.
By Built Environment Editors 4 Nov 2016

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