October 2013 Blog Posts (3)

The pedestrian pound: the business case for better streets and places

New report from Living Streets, which makes a robust case that investing in good quality public realm can provide direct benefits to businesses and the local economy

The pedestrian pound - key findings

  • Research shows that making places better for walking can boost footfall and trading by up to…

Added by Stephen Hewitt on October 23, 2013 at 15:00 — 2 Comments

Heritage Eye smartphone app

City Design Group have published the first City Council smartphone app. Heritage Eye was funded by English Heritage and developed by Calvium software developers in partnership with City Design Groyup and Corporate Geographic Information Services (GIS).

The app enables members of the public to undertake their own Listed Building survey and assess whether the structure is suffering from neglect or abuse. A completed survey can then be…


Added by Peter Insole on October 7, 2013 at 13:02 — No Comments

Urban roof gardens in London - why not in Bristol?

Offices are turning their roofs into edible gardens and bee sanctuaries

The urban roof gardens aim to increase city sustainability and engage employees, writes Tass Mavrogordato

Tuesday 13 August 2013 14.52 BST…


Added by Stephen Hewitt on October 4, 2013 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

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