Big Data and the City
Coming soon to library near you, Built Environment volume 42(3), responds to the latest digital revolution, setting out the new technologies around Big Data, and critically examining both the surrounding hyperbole and applications for age-old urban challenges.
By Built Environment Editors 24 Sep 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
A welcome introduction of Greywater to the Built Environment
David B. Brooks responds to our new Greywater issue of the Built Environment journal.
By David Brooks 23 Jul 2016
Greywater & the Rising Case for Re-using Water
Given the challenges of sustainable urban water, reaons to reuse and recyle our so-called 'greywater' is getting stronger says Jonathan Chenoweth, an author in our new issue on this theme.
By Jonathan Chenoweth 4 Jun 2016
Good Morning Australian Cities!
Australian Cities in the 21st Century: Suburbs and Beyond, issue 42(1) of the Built Environment journal, is out now in print and online. As ever we welcome feedback and further commentary, including Built Environment blogs and twitter.
By Built Environment Editors 9 Mar 2016
Spaces for Suburban Cultures
...Given the difficulties encountered in defining the specificity of ‘the urban’, it is unsurprising that similar problems confront those interested in suburbs, in processes of suburbanisation and in cultures of suburbia....
By Paul Burton & Jo Gill 16 Jan 2016
A New Dawn for Australia’s Cities?
On 11 October 2015 Malcolm Turnbull, who had been Prime Minister of Australia for less than a month at the time, committed federal funding of A$95m towards the cost of extending a light rail network on the Gold Coast in the northern state of Queensland. This funding announcement, while modest in its scope, marked a major...
By Stephen Hamnett 11 Dec 2015
The Gruesome Shambles that is the English Housing System
As Mr. Secretary Pepys might have said on the morning of 10 November: ‘Rose betimes and abroad to the Centre for London, for the launch of their Intermediate Housing Commission’s report Fair to Middling’. It defines such homes as ‘housing for modest earners – those not entitled to social housing but who struggle...
By Martin Crookston 30 Nov 2015
Of Books and Blogs
Blogged Environment's inaugural post. It sets out a vision of Built Environment writing's future open to books, articles, blogs and all technologies where we can continue to exchange, share and learn!
By Stephen Marshall 1 Oct 2015

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