Might plans for a make-over for Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens lead to a partial privatisation of an iconic public space?
The Cockburn Association, Edinburgh's Civic Trust, is seeking a new Director.
Citizens in Edinburgh are voicing concerns at the way the capital city's built environment and greenspaces are being managed.
I gave the Cockburn Association annual lecture in Edinburgh on 27 October 2016. I have now written it up and you can read it.
I am pleased to confirm that I will become Chair of the Cockburn Association in June, when the present Chair, Lord Brodie, steps down.
My blog published on the website of the Built Environment Forum Scotland on 1 December 2015 arges that the "hollowing out" of local government has seriously diminished the capacity to cherish the historic environment as a civic asset.Click here to read the blog.