Placemaking Awards winners revealed

Placemaking Awards winners revealed

This year's Placemaking Awards culminated on Tuesday night with 14 projects across the UK crowned winners at a ceremony attended by nearly 300 regeneration and planning professionals.

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Case study: How a high-density village is weathering the recession

Case study: How a high-density village is weathering the recession

Housing for students and social rent has helped a mixed-use scheme in north London come forward despite the financial crisis, Ben Kochan finds.

Case study: Helping to create an identity for Wembley Park

Case study: Helping to create an identity for Wembley Park

The redevelopment of Wembley Park in north London involved the delivery of a wayfinding strategy that helped people navigate the area and create a sense of place. Susie Sell looks at how it was done

Case study: Making a Salford estate more sustainable

Case study: Making a Salford estate more sustainable

Since 2011 a major refurbishment programme has been underway across five affordable housing tower blocks in Salford with the aim of creating a sustainable community. Susie Sell looks at how it was done.

Case study: Building a zero-carbon affordable housing scheme

Case study: Building a zero-carbon affordable housing scheme

How an affordable housing scheme in Southampton managed to incorporate top-level carbon-cutting measures.


Latest Comments

Comment: Sliding towards a developer-funded system, by Peter Bill

Comment: Sliding towards a developer-funded system, by Peter Bill

One way to remove a little financial toxin from the planning system has presented itself this week.

Comment: Old buildings mean vibrant neighbourhoods mean economic growth, by Chris Brown

Comment: Old buildings mean vibrant neighbourhoods mean economic growth, by Chris Brown

We need to deliver affordable workspaces to make vibrant places, argues Chris Brown

Comment: How to make a difference to the Welsh Valleys, by Tim Williams

Comment: How to make a difference to the Welsh Valleys, by Tim Williams

The remote Heads of the Valleys communities in south Wales pose the toughest of regeneration challenges, says Tim Williams. But a development corporation and housebuilding could bolster their prospects.

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