Epoch Times reports
Canada’s housing guru projects a vision of cities of the future
At a time when doom and gloom seem to be the order of the day, it is refreshing to hear a new perspective. “After down there is up,” was Dr. Avi Friedman’s opening message in a lecture he gave recently in Langford, British Columbia.
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Regen.net(subscription) reports “Understanding densities at the level of the suburb and the city can promote better quality in housing development and bring shape to urban extensions, Jesse Honey concludes”
[SOURCE: Regen.net(subscription) Densities data set measures]
Regen.net reports “A draft design framework for developments in the west of Edinburgh has been criticised by the Scottish Government’s design champion.
While Architecture and Design Scotland (ADS) describes Edinburgh City Council’s strategy as nationally significant, it added that it lacks a clear vision and fails to mention the importance of place-making.”
read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Regen.net – Design body slates city strategy vision]
this is leicestershire.co.uk reports that the “Architecture found in Paris, Barcelona and London has been used by developers as inspiration for their vision of an eco-town.
The Leicester Mercury can exclusively reveal new artist’s impressions showing what Pennbury would look like if it is built.”
[SOURCE: thisisleicestershire.co.uk – Eco-town inspired by Paris and Barcelona].