Refocusing City Information Modelling
Jorge Gil, guest editor of the latest issue of Built Environment, takes a fresh look at the topic of City Information Modelling (CIM) from the perspective of digital planning for sustainable smart cities.
By Jorge Gil 17 Feb 2021
Hubs and Linkages: The Keys to Successful High-Speed Rail
Dr Chia-Lin Chen introduces Issue 46.3, and the study of international HSR cases.
By Chia-Lin Chen 17 Dec 2020
Digital planning for real smart cities
Jorge Gil, Guest Editor of the latest issue of Built Environment Vol 46.4 on City Information Modelling (or CIM), reflects on lessons for CIM from the current pandemic and beyond.
By Jorge Gil 26 Nov 2020
Call for papers for special issue on ‘Micro’ Modes of Mobility and Urban Space
Nils Fearnley, Institute of Transport Economics, Oslo, Norway, is calling for contributions to a special issue that will investigate how new forms of micromobility impact the city, its land use and transport system, and occupation of space. Details in this blog.
By Nils Fearnley 17 Nov 2020
Arts and the City: A Response
Prof. Nicholas Whybrow reviews 'Arts & the City' (Vol 46, no 2) edited by Martin Crookston.
By Nicolas Whybrow 3 Nov 2020
Introducing Arts & the City
Martin Crookston, editorial board member and guest editor of 'Arts & the City', introduces this next special issue of Built Environment.
By Martin Crookston 16 May 2020
Hedonistic Urbanism: Connecting Self-Interest and Societal Good for Life Saving Streets
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.
By Christopher Martin 10 May 2020
A time to rethink and reimagine sharing space
Ye Zhang & Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan present their guest edited issue of Built Environment, 46(1) on Space-Sharing Practices in the City, and call for urbanists to rethink how we might reshape sharing and togetherness in space.
By Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan & Ye Zhang 13 Mar 2020
Finding Value in the Public Space of Hong Kong
Dr Hee Sun Choi presents a pictorial study of public space in Hong Kong. Looking at the four unique spaces, she considers the possibilities of alternative designs.
By Dr Hee Sun Choi 19 Feb 2020
Consultation in planning: keeping the conflict
Iain Roberts shares his experiences of consultation in planning a Councillor in the UK, and reflects on the lessons from this.
By Iain Roberts 5 Feb 2020

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