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Developer U+I has commissioned groundbreaking research into the role of data in the planning system. Its report identifies a systemic oversight in the potential for brownfield sites to address the housing crisis, and calls for an overhaul of how we use data in planning - with four key recommendations. Join our expert panel to discuss those recommendations and their ramifications… Read More »The Voice of Authority with U+I: Are we on the cusp of a new era of data-led planning?
Cities that we enjoy visiting, like Paris, New York and Barcelona, achieve much higher densities than London, and the densest parts of our city are some of the most desirable.' — Richard Rogers A city forms because citizens need each other's services. Some cities become dense and soar; others sprawl. London is a relatively low… Read More »The Voice of Authority with the Key Worker Homes Fund – The answer is above our heads: the value of location, liveability and longevity
Council estates were once aspirational: for much of the 20th Century, more than half the population lived in them. Really rapid housing growth has only ever been achieved through the development of housing estates by councils. And, although for the last 50 years perceptions of estates have been increasingly negative, conditions on many estates are… Read More »TVOA Webinar: How can we make great estates even better?