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Questions to guide sustainability transition – the critical role of governance

Questions to guide sustainability transition – the critical role of governance

Posted on 15 December 2020 by Rhys Phillips

Dr Carla De Laurentis, an ESRC Post Doctoral Fellow in the School of Geography and Planning, was invited to submit a research question to the Energy-SHIFTS Energy Efficiency Working Group […]

Championing women in property and planning

Championing women in property and planning

Posted on 30 June 2020 by Rhys Phillips

Second-year Urban Planning and Development student Tamika Hull recently won the 2020 South Wales Women in Property Student Award. Tamika was nominated by Dr Ruth Potts, a lecturer in Spatial […]

Urban innovation in Canada: a few lessons

Urban innovation in Canada: a few lessons

Posted on 3 December 2018 by Rhys Phillips

Professors Kevin Morgan and Rick Delbridge visited Toronto and Ottawa to explore and begin to map the changing role of universities and cities in urban innovation networks. © MaRS Discovery […]

Riots as lenses on urban processes: the case of London 2011

Riots as lenses on urban processes: the case of London 2011

Posted on 14 February 2018 by Anthony Ince

Anthony Ince draws from ongoing fieldwork to explore the ways in which urban violence can tell us a lot about how cities are shaped and reshaped by contestation from below. […]

Radically conservative

Posted on 13 December 2017 by Anthony Ince

Günter Gassner explores the relations between radical and conservative approaches to design, through the lens of the 'London skyline'. London’s current tall building boom: more than 400 speculative towers will […]

Diverse cities and compliance with planning regulations: a challenge for urban planners

Diverse cities and compliance with planning regulations: a challenge for urban planners

Posted on 14 August 2017 by Anthony Ince

Neil Harris explores some of the challenges facing planners in London when dealing with unauthorised development in areas of high immigration. Global cities are characterised by their diversity, and immigration […]