Great Places, The Academy of Urbanism Awards

A great day this last Friday, 6th November, celebrating fifteen of the places that are lighting up the ways we live now, Granby 4 Streets proudly amongst them. Ann, Hazel and me at The Academy of Urbanism Awards for 2016. That’s John Thompson on the left there, Honorary President of the Academy. Coucillor Ann O’Byrne, …

The story of A Sense of Place 8: Places by design

It makes obvious sense that the people who live, or are about to live, in a place that’s being built or radically changed should have some say in its design. But although it makes obvious sense it hardly ever happens. We’ve all been to or heard about ‘public consultation’ events where a community is shown …