Science Cities ll debate findings - part one

Restoring a campus master-plan: the Teaching and Learning Building at the University of Birmingham (BDP)

Future Cities Forum was delighted that Stephen Dance, Director of the Commercial Adviser Team at the Infrastructure & Projects Authority, told our discussion panel this week that the debate we held on 'Science Cities ll' was 'a very rich discussion, with some great ideas, which I would urge everyone to continue to push further'.

He went on to say there will be some tough choices to make in terms of investment decisions post Covid-19 '...we have to get the public and private investment right around this. We have hospitals to build as well as the roads and railways of the future, so we have to think hard where we put our spending'.

'The question perhaps to pose,' Stephen said 'is the extent to which the infrastructure investment might change following our response to Covid-19. When