The Craft of Innovative Industry
Martin Crookston reflects on the arguments being made in BE’s latest issue, and glimpses a possible future of manufacturing in the UK.
By Martin Crookston 16 May 2017
Industrial Urbanism: Contemporary Dynamics between Production and City Development
What is the relationship between places and their industries? Tali Hatuka seeks to welcome industry back to the city - see our latest special issue 43(1) on ‘Industrial Urbanism’
By Tali Hatuka 23 Feb 2017
The Last Mile: Why Does It Have To Be So Problematic
Out now, ‘The Last Mile: Why Does It Have To Be So Problematic’, Built Environment vol. 42(4) guest edited by Moshe Givoni. It addresses the ‘last-mile problem’ - the challenge of integrating long-distance inter-city transport with short-distance urban transport.
By Built Environment Editors 28 Dec 2016
Big Data and the City: Finding Pearls in London’s Oysters
Consider the possibility of ‘starting with the data’! Richard Milton presents an in-depth empirical example of Big Data on London Underground's 'tube trains'.
By Richard Milton 21 Oct 2016
How Can Big Data Be Used in Urban Planning?
Professor Mike Batty opens up a critical forum for debate - and inspired by the new issue 4(3) - proposes potential prospects for better planning in cities 'fuelled' by big data.
By Professor Michael Batty 10 Oct 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
Is Australia a Suburban Nation?
Prof DLA Gordon reflects on the 'suburban' nature of Australia in light of our recent issue of Built Environment 'Australian Cities in the 21st Centrury'.
By David L.A. Gordon 30 Jun 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
Suburban Space, Suburban Culture, Suburban Myth?
Given that suburbs are commonly viewed as places that culture forgot, it is refreshing to see a built environment journal publication dedicated to suburban space and cultures. My own work on suburban theory points to the fact that
By Laura Vaughan 9 Feb 2016

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