City and Regional Food Systems – Call for Papers
A call for papers, for the forthcoming 'City & Regional Food Systems' issue of the Built Environment, including the chance of an award for early career scholars (abstracts by 14 Nov 2016).
By Samina Raja and Kevin Morgan 27 Oct 2016
Big Data and the City: Finding Pearls in London’s Oysters
Consider the possibility of ‘starting with the data’! Richard Milton presents an in-depth empirical example of Big Data on London Underground's 'tube trains'.
By Richard Milton 21 Oct 2016
A multi-sensorial wake-up call for planners
Stephen Marshall considers the latest upsurge in data directly from the Built Environment and how planners might ride the wave of Big Data together with local communities.
By Stephen Marshall 15 Oct 2016
How Can Big Data Be Used in Urban Planning?
Professor Mike Batty opens up a critical forum for debate - and inspired by the new issue 4(3) - proposes potential prospects for better planning in cities 'fuelled' by big data.
By Professor Michael Batty 10 Oct 2016
The Biennale that Never Was
Yasser Elsheshtawy reflects on the hopes, dreams and realities of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, and shares images and impressions from pavilions that ‘reported from below’.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 24 Sep 2016
Bio-inspired, Human-Built Environments
Stephen Marshall explores the architecture of life and future bio-inspiration for the Built Environment.
By Stephen Marshall 5 Jul 2016
Peak Urban: the new city limits
Across the world massive urban expansion continues, but the limitations to developing our built environments have never been more ubiquitous. The question looms large across the built environment and other disciplines ‘is there such a thing as peak urban?’
By Lucy Natarajan 27 May 2016
Extreme Built Environments
As NASA receives a new habitation module, Stephen Marshall explores the "frontier-pushing opportunities where engineering merges with architecture and even urbanism..."
By Stephen Marshall 4 May 2016
Food Planning - Call for Guest Editors
Built Environment journal invites proposals for a guest editor(s) to guest edit a themed issue of the journal on a topic relating to Food Planning. Details at *http://tinyurl.com/FoodPlanningCall*
By Built Environment Editors 25 Feb 2016
Fields of Yield: Beyond the Built Environment
This blog sets out the rich 'field of yeild' that extends beyond the Built Environment itself. We can venture into science, health, and many more fields for learning, 'research prospecting' and simply bold exploration!
By Stephen Marshall 23 Nov 2015

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