How to Make Cities

How to Make Cities

How to Make Cities London has some exceptional examples of how the art of placemaking has been used to overcome very significant economic and physical barriers and allowed major development schemes to repair damaged or unattractive parts of the urban fabric. If these...
Olympic Legacy – the Millennial View

Olympic Legacy – the Millennial View

Olympic Legacy – The Millennial View As a paid up member of Generation Y, I’m part of a key demographic group for whom the London Olympic Legacy was originally conceived. The weighty 300 page Local Plan adopted by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC)...
Placemaking

Placemaking

Welcome to the Autumn 2016 edition of Building Consultancy Today. Our latest “Placemaking” themed newsletter looks at the number of large mixed use and regeneration schemes that we are seeing in London and the various considerations that need to be made around...
Energy Strategies for Masterplanning

Energy Strategies for Masterplanning

Energy Strategies for Masterplanning Pressure to meet sustainability targets has led developers to look at site wide energy generation solutions. These systems work best where there is a relatively even energy demand, so lend themselves well to mixed use schemes....