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

Cliff Hague

Cliff Hague

The paths of Scottish town planner Patrick Geddes and Italian film director Frederico Fellini never crossed, but Fellini's film Il Bidone (The Swindle) has a strong Place-Work-Folk strand.

 

To make places inclusive, planners and placemakers need to understand exclusion.

Friday, 10 July 2020 16:10

What price education?

With politicians asking questions about the value of higher education, and some universities fearing financial ruin as a result of Covid-19, time to revisit one of my 2002 columns for Planning.

The value of parks needs to be rethought in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

The film The Square is about more than the excesses of contemporary art. It explores the conditions on which people are able to live in cities.

Monday, 08 June 2020 10:17

Bait movie - Nautical gentrification

The British film Bait, released in 2019, should be of interest to planners and urbanists internationally for the issues it raises about community and economic development.

Friday, 05 June 2020 15:36

Amsterdam and AESOP 1987 (Part 2)

Local history and a trip to a Planning Committee meeting. The second part of my Diary as published in Planning on 11 December 1987.

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