An initiative in Bristol is demonstrating a citizen-led approach to delivering homes, but funders have yet to catch up with this kind of disruptive innovation, finds Josephine Smit.
The river running through Derry-Londonderry has long been a focus for people in despair, but it could now become a catalyst for change, writes Josephine Smit.
Developer Knight Dragon is working hard to transform the Greenwich Peninsula site into a place by combining homes with art, meanwhile uses and varied architecture, finds Josephine Smit.
A Buckinghamshire local authority is working with the private sector to regenerate its town centre as part of a strategy aimed at making it financially self-sufficient by 2023.
The supposed collapse of the UK's small housebuilding sector has long been lamented as one of the principal contributory factors to the housing crisis. Thirty years ago, four in ten new homes were built by small and medium-sized (SME) builders, according the Home Builders Federation. Now it is barely one in ten. Moreover, since the 2008 financial crisis, one in three SME housebuilders has shut up shop.
We need to design walkability and health back into Greater Sydney and other cities if we are to address the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes, writes Tim Williams.
The Social Value Act has played a critical role in raising understanding of the importance of social value, but now it's time to aim higher, argues Kevin O'Connor.
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