planning

November 22, 2018

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are widely recognised as a powerful guide to feeling good and functioning well in our everyday lives. They are social as well as individual. But what if we look at them through the lens of place and our sense of belonging to a city, a town, or a neighbourhood? With

October 16, 2018

It may be the circles I move in, but there’s been quite a lot of noise about the seemingly random infilling of the Rill which used to run the length of More Street near London Bridge. Designed by The Fountain Workshop, this 260 metre ground level, low key but elegant water feature formed a trinity with the Tooley

March 9, 2018

Space, peace and quiet are luxuries if you live in a city, and anywhere if resources are tight. But while we all need to get away from time to time, I’m resistant to the idea that tranquility has to be separate from rather than integral to urban life. Designed right, a city can offer places