Flashback to Cliff Hague's Diaries in Planning 1986-2006

Saturday, 16 May 2020 11:42

Berlin June 1989 (Part 2)

The second and final part of my Diary in Planning from June 1989. You can read the first part by clicking here.

Saturday, 16 May 2020 11:28

Berlin, June 1989

A chance to read my monthly Diary in Planning from June 1989, which starts in Berlin just months before the Berlin Wall came down. It also looks at the Adam Smith Institute's ideas for privatising streets - an idea that might be revived post-Covid19? Of course there have been many gated communities developed in the meantime.  Click here to read the end of the article.

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.

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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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Thursday, 04 May 2017 13:28

Cockburn Association seeks new Director

The Cockburn Association, Edinburgh's Civic Trust,  is seeking a new Director.

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Citizens in Edinburgh are voicing concerns at the way the capital city's built environment and greenspaces are being managed.

I am pleased to confirm that I will become Chair of the Cockburn Association in June, when the present Chair, Lord Brodie, steps down.

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Monday, 20 April 2015 15:00

Public markets at risk

Public markets add greatly to the vitality of cities and provide essential goods and jobs for many people. They are an integreal part of our urban cultural heritage across all the continents. Yet a number of these markets are now at risk warns a new study.

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