News items

I am going to participate in the tenth World Urban Forum, in Abu Dhabi 8-13 February 2020.

A major controversy has developed in Edinburgh over a huge development that was allowed to go ahead in the World Heritage Site without planning permission.

Pakistan is suffering from chronic underinvestment in urban planning.

Here are links to some of my articles that have been published in The Scotsman recently (July 2019)

The Erasmus University in Rotterdam provides a series of on-line trianing materials on urban development and planning, with a particular focus on rapidly urbanising countries.

The Booth Cottage, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1913, which is in Glencoe, Illinois, could become the third of his buildings to be demolished since 2004.

 "I studied the laws surrounding Airbnb all over the world. None are perfect. " David Wachsmuth.

The Commonwealth Association of Planners has announced the winners of its Young Planners essay competition. The topics addressed by the winners were how to plan for better care of an aging population, and the nature of place-making.

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