News items

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.

The impacts of austerity in Greece have dropped out of the headlines, but not gone away.

A new report on the impact of Airbnb and similar platforms calls for tighter regulation.

A conference at the University of Birmingham on 22 March on "Planning Challenges in the Commonwealth" will be the venue for the UK launch of the book "Leading Change"

The exhibition at the Ninth World Urban Forum highlights the Asian embrace of Smart Cities.

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