Monthly Archives: October 2016

Making Places which Work for People – by involving the people

If we leave the development and regeneration of cities to only one form of capital (economic) we will get a one dimensional city which only works for one section of society. I recommend an article by Philippa Nicole Barr of … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Development Model for Town Centres

I have been saying for some time now that many of the UK’s struggling town centres and high streets will not be improved or regenerated via the traditional property development model. Instead, in order to improve, they need to use … Continue reading

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What has Hip Hop music to do with urban regeneration?

What has Hip Hop music and gang culture to do with Urban Regeneration and Urban Planning? On Friday I watched the BBC4 programme ‘Rubble Kings’ which told the story of how gang culture in parts of New York came out … Continue reading

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