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Best practice, expert advice and case studies across placemaking disciplines including urban design, finance, sustainability and communities.

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Advice: Effective design review

Advice: Effective design review

Design review panels can be valuable in supplementing a local authority's urban design skills and helping to integrate large schemes, finds Ben Kochan.

 

Review: Opening up public space

Review: Opening up public space

The Walthamstow Wetlands project has opened up reservoirs and areas around them in north east London with a simple network of paths, finds Ian Hingley.

Analysis: Industry makes case for housing retrofit in green recovery

Analysis: Industry makes case for housing retrofit in green recovery

Upgrading the energy efficiency of existing homes could benefit the economy, environment and residents, but there are barriers to overcome, finds Josephine Smit.

Advice: Using pavements and streets for cafes and restaurants

Advice: Using pavements and streets for cafes and restaurants

Councils are closing roads and narrowing streets to enable cafes and bars to reopen, but they need to work with businesses to understand their needs, finds Ben Kochan.

Need to know: Homes England backs Cambridgeshire new town

Need to know: Homes England backs Cambridgeshire new town

Government agency's £61 million loan supports delivery of infrastructure to open up development of a planned 6,500 home settlement.

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