The future of public participation?
Lucy Natarajan introduces part 2 of the double issue People, Plans and Places of the double special issue of Built Environment (issues 45.1 and 45.2), both out now.
By Lucy Natarajan 8 Jul 2019
The Sharing Economy and Blurring in Public-Private Relationships
Following their article on dockless bike hire problems in People Plans & Places: Outlooks on Participating, Geoff Dudley, David Banister and Tim Schwanen consider the implications of ‘sharing modes’ for governance networks.
By Geoffrey Dudley, David Banister, and Tim Schwanen 8 Jul 2019
Green Dreams: Reviving the Gardens of Riyadh
Parks are the focus in Yasser Elsheshtawy’s fourth blog on Riyadh, with fascinating insights and images from the city.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 8 Jul 2019
It was 20 years ago today, Sergeant Rogers taught the band to play….
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 study of US cities.
By Martin Crookston 2 Jul 2019
Riyadh Drifting: Walking in the City
The third of a series of blogs from Yasser Elsheshtawy one of our editorial board members, reflecting changing impressions of the Saudi city.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 9 Jun 2019
Why Milton Friedman Got it Wrong on Planning
Introducing No Little Plans: How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, from Ian Wray. A timely review of the societal value of planning in the USA.
By Ian Wray 29 May 2019
Politics of a donor city in post-Idai Beira: What’s to come?
Murtah Shannon, one of the authors of issue 44.4 on Urban Land Grabs, discusses the politics and planning after cyclone Idai.
By Murtah Shannon 23 May 2019
A Flâneur in Riyadh: The Transformation of Tahlia Street
Yasser Elsheshtawy, one of our editorial board members, brings us the second part of his series of reflections on Riyadh in transformation.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 1 May 2019
What has happened to 'having a say'?
Our first issue of 2019, marks fifty years since the publication of two important texts Arnstein and Skeffington, and looks at the 'state of that art' of participation.
By Lucy Natarajan 13 Apr 2019
Introducing: Urban land grabs in Africa
An introduction to Urban Land Grabs in Africa, by Griet Steel, Femke van Noorloos and Kei Otsuki
By Griet Steel, Femke van Noorloos and Kei Otsuki 25 Feb 2019