Public Space Usage in a Pandemic in Hong Kong
This piece Dr Hee Sun Choi is a lecturer at Hong Kong Design Institute and co-director of CHOI-COMER ASIA in Hong Kong Inspired by 43.2 'public space & urban justice' & 44.1 'inclusive design', she presents a series of studies about urban public space in Hong Kong. She presents findings from a study of over 160...
By Dr Hee Sun Choi 14 Mar 2021
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
Participación como planificación - Participation as Planning
El artículo '': Estrategias del sur para desafiar los límites de la planificación – publicado en Realizing Participation: People Plans, & Places (issue 45.2) y nominado y preseleccionado para el premio AESOP Best Published Paper Award 2020 – ha despertado creciente interés entre planificadores y profesionales...
By Camilla Cociña 17 Dec 2020
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

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