Gentrification is an issue in cities across the world, but urban planning systems are ill-equipped to deal with it.
Earlier this week I was honoured to receive the OBE for services to planning, at an investiture at Buckingham Palace.
The Habitat 3 conference in Quito this month is a critical opportunity to shape the practice of planning globally.
- Sustainable Development Goals
- Reinventing Planning
- Making Planning Work
- Commonwealth Association of Planners
- Royal Town Planning Institute
- American Planning Association
- Vancouver Declaration 1976
- Vancouver Declaration 2006
- New Urban Agenda
- Habitat II
- Habitat III
- Urban Planning
- Canadian Institute of Planners
Ruthless developers are literally undermining a Kenyan school in an attempt to capture the rights to valuable land, alleges a priest with wide experience of the country.
Planners on an innovative post-graduate course in Zambia are being trained to understand how informal development operates and how to deliver pro-poor planning.
Today, it is the young people who most strongly uphold the ideal of Europe as a shared space, where people from different countries lie and work together. The Young Eyes project, that has involved teenagers from Poland, Latvia and Sweden and young professionals from Scotland, shows how young people can, and will, shape the future.
In 2004, David Evers, Ed Dammers and Aldert de Vries wrote a "doomsday scenario" for a disintegrating EU in 2030. It was never published. It is now.
A Brexit-induced crash in the markets seems likely to set the framework for the work of planners in the months ahead.
Klaus Kunzmann, distinguished professor of spatial planning at the Technical University of Dortmund, give his reaction to Brexit and ponders what it means for planning and planners.