Book-Programmes! Programmes!: Football Programmes from War-Time to Lockdown
Programmes! Programmes!: Football Programmes from War-Time to Lockdown
Following the World Urban Forum in Barcelona in 2004, I was invited to write a short article for the UN-Habitat publication Habitat Debate. Many of the themes I introduced have now been taken forward in the International Guidelines for Urban and Territorial Planning (2015) and in the New Urban Agenda (2016).
At the recent Innovation Circle Network conference I spoke about China's One Belt One Road vision. This blog sketches and comments on this ambitious transnational project.
The 2006 World Urban Forum was a significant step on the road to creating a New Urban Agenda. Here is my first hand account from July 2006 of how we went about re-inventing planning.
A new study looks at what the Dutch have been doing to revitalise the centres of medium-sized towns.
A major project to compare urban practices in 14 cities will be led by a team based in Glasgow University in Scotland.
A new film reflects on Stockholm's modernist architecture and public spaces, showing how experiencing places can contribute to wellbeing.