Tag: placemaking

From William Morris’ Walthamstow, to John Ball’s Colchester: how placemakers are co-opting the dead (CityMetric)

Heritage has long been a hot topic in the UK, expressed both in the love for old buildings and in the business of regeneration. Less attention has been…

Why the counterculture matters to placemaking – Wally Hope and the free festivals (Interurban Lines)

With all the recent talk about the state of political resistance, it’s easy to forget alternative narrative of resistance – how the counterculture and alternative culture informs and…

Garden villages and groundhog days (Interurban Lines)

Garden villages or settlements are the latest wheeze by government aiming to solve the ‘housing crisis’. There have been six approved already; fourteen more announced this week, and…