Future Cities Forum is holding its first forum in 2022 on 14th January looking at issues facing the modern city. The event 'The Making of the Modern City' will have leading contributions from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority and abrdn PLC's real assets leadership team. The IPA's Deputy Chief Executive, Matthew Vickerstaff, will be talking about the need for greater EV infrastructure to achieve sustainability goals, while the Global Head of Real Assets, Neil Slater at
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced a new Rewild London Fund that will help restore London's most precious wildlife sites and create more natural habitats, while confirming the first 45 projects to be supported by his £6 million investment in green spaces. There are 1,600 Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs) in London, covering 20 per cent of the capital. These include the world-famous nature reserve Richmond Park, Sydenham Hill Wood and the downlands
'Skate the Strand’ with VANS (Strand Aldwych, Summer 2021 – courtesy North Bank BID) – looking east to St Mary le Strand Future Cities Forum is holding its first ‘Cultural Cities’ event of 2022 at the end of January. The forum will look at the growth of eco-tourism, investment in literary heritage to encourage tourism to regional towns and cities in the UK and boost activity on the high street, as well as the continued importance of developing public realm around cultural sit
CGI from Scott Brownrigg of proposed eco-tourism hub on the Muckno Estate at Castleblayney, County Monaghan With the outbreak of another Covid variant, how will tourism develop next year? Will crowds stay away again from our leading cities with their museums and theatres in favour of a newer form of eco-tourism that puts action, adventure and the wider landscape at its heart? Future Cities Forum will be discussing the important topic of eco-tourism at its 'Cultural Cities'
Wolverton - Church Street regeneration, proposed (Mikhail Riches for TOWN, CGI from Darcstudio) Future Cities Forum was delighted to welcome developers TOWN and Hadley Property Group along with Milton Keynes Council, Lewisham Council and architects SPPARC and Chapman Taylor, to our second discussion on the evolution of districts in cities. One recurring issue has been what councils do with unappealing 1970's shopping centres such as the Agora Centre in Wolverton, the historic
CGI of volumetric housing at Crofts Street, Cardiff (RSHP) Forum member Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners (RSHP) has been talking about its first net zero carbon modular townhouses that have now arrived on site at Cardiff's Crofts Street, as part of Cardiff Living, Cardiff Council's flagship housing programme with Wates Residential. The houses designed by RSHP are a joint project with AECOM which has provided the engineering and delivered by @Home. The 100% affordable two-be