A Sabbatical with Jane Jacobs. And an ode to Vancouver’s West End

As the reader of my blog (thanks, whoever you are!) would know, I have recently been on a 2 month […] Read more.

Eight key factors which support economic prosperity

Having studied urban planning and economics, I’ve been interested to watch how conservative governments over recent years in most western […] Read more.

Amenity lives here

I reckon urban planning is the main profession that focuses directly on the amenity, character & livability of places, where […] Read more.

Green is hitting the roof (and walls!)

All over the world, cities are starting to take green roofs and walls seriously as a way of improving the […] Read more.

Finally, 10 take home messages from the BVI tour

Hey, any other bloggers out there, do you go throughout dry patches? I just did! But here I am, back […] Read more.

A story of a planning conference, twitter and new directions

As a follow up to my recent short blog about the role of twitter at last week’s national conference of […] Read more.