People, Place, Planet: Think Piece by Hajir Kheder
In this edition of our People, Place, Planet: Think Pieces, Hajir Kheder shares her thoughts and ideas about the theme through the lens of social value and collaboration.
Demanding Quality in our Public Realm by Sophia de Sousa
Today I was looking through photos on my phone and came across this image. I honestly can’t remember where I […]
Learning from community open spaces: Spaces by Design with Wandle Housing Association tenants and staff
Designing and managing public space is complex work, and often spaces are established or improved, only to find that after […]
Visioning Sustainable Places during Green Sky Thinking week
As part of Open City’s ‘Green Sky Thinking’ week (15-19 April), we ran a breakfast workshop ‘People, Place and Value: Visioning Sustainable […]
New life in Fountainbridge
Earlier in November we supported a fantastic group who have come together to create a vision to breathe new life […]
Enabler Voices: ‘What value do local people bring to placemaking?’
By Richard Crutchley, Glass-House Enabler Google ‘Andover Estate’ and you’ll find a relentless list of negative outpourings about this sprawling […]
Build Your Neighbourhood: how people, place and value interact
“The essence of good places comes out in what we do.” – Meredith Evans, formerly Corporate Director, Telford and Wrekin […]
What would a sustainable city look like?
Green Sky Thinking Week held from 17-21 September was set up by Open City to highlight green expertise in the […]
A crisis in housing and transport: what about placemaking?
Two news items caught my eye yesterday. One was the much commented on statement of Housing Minister Grant Shapps, that […]
Marple Wharf – revitalising the waterfront
Over the past few months we’ve supported the Marple Civic Society and Marple Vision Partnership to develop their plans to bring […]