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
Changing Patterns of Commuting
Introducing our new special issue, on new patterns of commuting and the changes today.
By Kiron Chatterjee and Ben Clark 13 Dec 2019
Community-led housing as an active international field
Sam Brown, an Architect based in the UK, reflects on the international collection of case studies in our latest special issue,‘Collaborative Housing: Resident and Professional Roles’ guest-edited by Jasmine Palmer and Lidewij Tummers.
By Sam Brown 4 Dec 2019
The Datafication of Urban Transport
Dudley et al. consider how the data enabled by new urban transport technologies can become a prime motivating force in political power struggles.
By Geoffrey Dudley, David Banister, and Tim Schwanen 10 Oct 2019
Regulating Informality: spaces of everyday consumption in Riyadh
The fifth in our editorial board member Yasser Elsheshtawy’s series of blogs on Riyadh, considering the uses of both informality and regulation.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 27 Aug 2019
Twenty years since the Urban Task Force: what about ‘Design’?
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 impact on design.
By Martin Crookston 9 Aug 2019

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