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Our new project on the fringe of London has encouraged the practice to plug into the increasingly polarised debate about the green belt.

Inner edge of the London green belt in Runnymede

There is a growing body of opinion that advocates buildin... Read more...

‘New Kids on the Block’ was a mini conference organised to discuss the sort of working environments best suited to tech enterprises.  During the talk it was reported that planners in Silicon Valley are now trying to re-write planning code to make the ... Read more...
Suburban housing estates built in the post war period around Britain’s core cities offer sound and quality accommodation for working people today, despite their presentation in the media as breeding grounds for dysfunctional families, crime and low as... Read more...

The decision to take part in the Wolfson prize put the practice into the heart of the debate about housing, and we found ourselves being drawn to the model of Self-build, with the result that our proposed idea for the prize was ‘Self-City,’ a place fo... Read more...

Demos is delivering a series of talks that discuss ‘post liberalism,’ a term that they feel captures the political zeitgeist. The theme reminded me of my surprise, when it was published in 2011, that the foreword toThe compendium to the civic econom... Read more...