Do we accept the status quo in place? A round-up of our London debate

“We are both too ambitious and not ambitious enough” opened our first speaker, Alastair Donald on Wednesday at our fourth […]

Lucia das Neves

Posted on Mar 20, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Do we accept the status quo in place? Think piece #3

By Alexei Schwab The pressure is on for London to build more homes, and we are seeing a raft of […]

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Posted on Mar 16, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Do we accept the status quo in place? Think piece #2

By Sir Tom Shebbeare An amateur planner: asset or a hazard? Challenging the status quo by using the tool of […]

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Posted on Mar 16, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Do we accept the status quo in place? Think piece #1

By Samar Héchaimé The question put forth is ‘Do we accept the status quo in place?’ My question is what […]

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Posted on Mar 13, 2015

Urban governance: do current models support our ambitions for great places?

This blog post was first published on the Future of Cities blog run by Foresight Projects, part of the Government […]

Sophia de Sousa

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

Is our view of place too short-sighted?

Is our view of place too short-sighted? On Wednesday 11 February, we put this question to an engaged Bristol audience, […]

Maja Luna Jorgensen

Posted on Feb 13, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Is our view of place too short-sighted? Think piece #1

By Katy Hawkins Today we continue to see a trend of one mega structure replaced by another; we go from […]

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Posted on Feb 6, 2015

To a More Ambitious Place: Is our view of place too short-sighted? Think piece #2

By Cleo Newcombe-Jones If places are designed to be both people-centric and environmentally resilient it’s difficult to be too short-sighted. […]

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Posted on Feb 6, 2015

Do the right people have power in place? A round-up of our Sheffield Debate

On Wednesday 19th November, we were honoured to be hosted as the inaugural event in one of Sheffield’s newest cultural […]

Louise Dredge

Posted on Nov 20, 2014

To a More Ambitious Place: Do the right people have power in place? Think piece #2

By Christopher Rowe I define power as the ability to mobilise resources to meet our needs. Since 2008 I have […]

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Posted on Nov 12, 2014