When Technology and Place Collide – Marcus Wilshere
How a prescient 60’s caper movie has lessons for using technology to control cities.
Who Designs Design Codes? – Marcus Wilshere
The widespread adoption of Design Codes by UK planning authorities is likely to shift the balance of responsibility for urban design. Are we ready?
The Salutogenic City Sketchbook. Marcus Wilshere, Liz Loughran and Richard Mazuch – A sketchbook of design ideas to put principles of healthy places into practice. We have imagined how the design of our urban places can better support health. This is the first of a series ultimately creating an open-source library of ideas.
Healthy Places for Healthy People – Marcus Wilshere, part of the design and technology advisory team to NHS England’s Healthy New Town programme reminds us that healthy places are a means to an end – healthier citizens.
Our Streets, Our Journeys – Rachel Thoms, an expert on the built environment and health, and board member for the London’s Child Obesity Taskforce, spells out the benefits of improving streets for active journeys like walking and cycling.
Residential Car Parking for the Age of Electric Cars #1 – Marcus Wilshere
Cars are changing and so are our attitudes to them. The time to revaluate our relationship with the car and its place in our homes is now overdue.
Residential Parking in the Age of Electric Cars #2
Cars are changing and so are our attitudes to them. The second part of a revaluation of our relationship with the car and its place in our homes.
Measure or not to measure? – Eime Tobari
Does measuring help better create social value in real estate and urban development?
Slow Street Design Principles and Process – David McKenna
An exert from the Emergency Street Design Guide led by the Urban Design Group published in August 2020.
Coming soon – Intergenerational Communities are good for us all – Marcus Wilshere
Coming soon – Smart Parks – Can Public Spaces Respond to Our Behaviour? – Marcus Wilshere