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Conference paper

1 Nov 2018
6

Public transport customer amenities cover a range of ancillary improvements which are not directly related to operations or service quantity but can enhance the quality of the passenger experience. Examples include information provision, passenger facilities, station/stop quality and personal security measures. While much research has...

Article

3 Oct 2018
17

The earth is on a trajectory to warm 3-4°C by 2100. This heat map details how that rise in temperatures will affect major metropolitan hubs.

Smart Cities Dive took a closer look at how this would affect six major metropolitan hubs, and what the...

Journal article

15 Sep 2018
18

In the new millennium, cities have become an emerging force among new forms of subnational climate governance. Of interest is how cities act unilaterally and directly in this new climate politics via the provision of relevant tools. Since metropolitan planning strategies have been considered as...

Report

29 Mar 2018
97

This report highlights both the potential benefits of being able to use data at a truly pan-London scale, but also the many barriers that stand in the way of realising that vision, and what it would take to overcome them.

Guide

1 Nov 2017
8

Planning plays an important role in shaping our environment at night. Here you will find guidance on how to apply current London Plan policies to sustain and improve our rich culture and night-time economy.

Report

18 Sep 2017
117

London’s distinct housing market has been exhibiting the strains of a crisis for some time. The scale of the demand for property, the tenure and household mix, the affordability gap for both renting and buying, and the scale of serious housing need all set London...

Strategy

11 Aug 2017
16

The Mayor wants London to be the world’s greenest global city. This draft London Environment Strategy sets out bold policies and proposals in six policy areas and the transition to a low carbon circular economy to make this vision a reality.

Blog post

20 Jul 2017
24

Through its profitable exploitation of planning system loopholes on affordable housing obligations, Lendlease has achieved notoriety within UK affordable housing advocacy circles. And just how this came about is a tale with direct implications for Sydney.

Commentary

19 Jun 2017
18

A hulking ruin stands in judgement over a country adrift, writes David Hayes.

Journal article

1 Jan 2017
8

This paper discusses the significance of urban rail in sustainable development through a number of case studies.

Journal article

12 Jun 2015
7

A new research approach has proved that good design adds cash value to property.

Report

3 Mar 2015
62

Two thirds of all crime in England and Wales is property crime, yet victims have little faith in the ability of the criminal justice system to address it. Only one in every ten shoplifting incidents is reported to police, and half of burglary victims never...

Report

Agiletown: the relentless march of technology and London's response
1 Dec 2014
56

Throughout history, advances in technology have transformed commercial activity and the jobs people do, never more so than today with the accelerating pace of change in digitisation and robotics. The continuing impact of technology on jobs needs a response from policy makers , businesses and...

Journal article

21 Jun 2014
33

This article draws on accounts of white working-class boys (age 14-16) from South London in order to explore how they reconstitute their learner-identities within the ‘raising aspirations’ rhetoric. The current dominant neoliberal discourse in education, which prioritises a view of aspiration that is competitive, qualification-focused,...

Conference paper

12 Sep 2013
19

This paper seeks to advance the empirical grounding of rhythmanalysis through a comparative study of nine selected street intersections in London, New York and Melbourne.

Report

30 Jun 2007
141

One of the besetting sins of creative industries policy-making is its obsession with the new, its insistence that everything is changed utterly, and its seeming ignorance, often of its own history. In part this reflects the tangling up of creative industry policy in discourse about...

Working paper

URP Working Paper No. 12
15 May 1989
11

This paper discusses postmodern style in architecture and planning, as well as a theory of aesthetics which serves as a basis for evaluation of postmodernism.

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