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Placemaking Weekly Bulletin
Placemaking Weekly Bulletin 03rd December 2020
 
Weekly email highlights from Placemaking Resource, the information hub for people involved in creating great places. Including advice, case studies, research summaries, comment and news.
 
Need to Know
Need to know: PM launches plan for greener buildings, energy, travel and jobs Need to know: PM launches plan for greener buildings, energy, travel and jobs
Boris Johnson's green plan includes backing for energy efficient homes and public buildings and a neighbourhood trialling hydrogen for heating and cooking.
 
Coming up 
Coming up: Worthing regeneration gets go ahead Coming up: Worthing regeneration gets go ahead
Town centre site unused for more than a decade is set for redevelopment with homes and commercial and leisure space.
 
Opinion
Opinion: The master developer model is still not for the fainthearted Opinion: The master developer model is still not for the fainthearted
The sale of Urban&Civic has illustrated the potential of the master developer model, but don't expect many others to rush to follow its lead, writes Joey Gardiner.
Opinion: We need to inject emotional meaning into buildings Opinion: We need to inject emotional meaning into buildings
Too often corporate development focuses on designing buildings no-one will dislike, rather than buildings most people would love, writes John Marx.
Opinion: Shift the focus to the non-financial outcomes of development Opinion: Shift the focus to the non-financial outcomes of development
The challenge is to find consensus policies that tip the playing field towards those who want to invest in, and deliver, a better world, writes Chris Brown.
 
Case study
Case study: Leveraging data for faster site appraisal Case study: Leveraging data for faster site appraisal
Transport for London turned to technology to help it assess the housing potential of more than 2,000 sites.
 
Advice
Advice: Engaging with young people Advice: Engaging with young people
Young people don't generally participate in consultations, but if conversations start from their lived experience a creative dialogue can follow, finds Ben Kochan.
 
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