News items

A busy week ahead. I have a number of online events coming up, which may be of interest to followers of this website.

UN Habitat has published its response to the serious problems posed by the pandemic in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Arabic countries.

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.

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