November 2011 Blog Posts (8)

The Autumn Statement - Infrastructure in the South West

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement confirms two major infrastructure projects for Bristol.

 

This screengrab is from page 33 of the statement which can be accessed here:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15937446

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Added by Nat Roberton on November 29, 2011 at 16:37 — No Comments

Mapping Character in Bedminster

Community members in Greater Bedminster spent saturday mapping character in Southville - part of a wider project in the area to define the unique characteristics of 8 different areas in Bedminster and to contribute to the City's review of Conservation Areas in the ward. Hopefully the start of comprehensive and diverse evidence base mapping the unique character of Bemmie!…

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Added by Katie Lea on November 28, 2011 at 21:18 — No Comments

Development Services - E Bulletin November 2011

Welcome to the November 2011 edition of Bristol City Council's Development Services e-bulletin produced by the Development Management and Building Regulations & Standards services
 

Contents :-
  1. Updates/Reminders…
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Added by Development Services on November 28, 2011 at 15:54 — No Comments

One Planet Bristol?

This copy of a post from my personal blog tells you where I'm coming from on design issues and the kind of principles I'd like to see enacted in Bristol - and eslewhere for that matter.

At the first meeting of the Knowle West Team on 29 Sept 2009, which I attended both as a local…

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Added by Glenn Vowles on November 24, 2011 at 15:12 — No Comments

Invitation to create Ideas for Fosseway School, Hengrove

We're carrying out a series of consultation events starting this week to explore the potential for new housing development on the site of the former New Fosseway School. We want to hear local people's views about the site and it's surroundings, any concerns you may have and not at least how you think new housing…

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Added by City Design Group on November 22, 2011 at 17:33 — No Comments

Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone: Vision Workshop

On Monday 10th October around 200 people attended a workshop to develop a shared vision for the Temple Quarter. A summary of the material produced can be found by following the link. http://bristolgreencapital.org/latest/2011/11/718/…

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Added by City Design Group on November 14, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

Bristol Urban Design Forum seeks new members

Bristol Urban Design Forum: Call for New Members

 

The BUDF is seeking to expand its membership to strengthen its capabilities to offer positive design advice to Bristol City Council. It is seeking articulate individuals who have professional qualifications or significant experience in the design and development field, and who are committed to improving the standards of design and development within the City of Bristol.

 

The main function of the…

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Added by John Punter on November 9, 2011 at 21:48 — No Comments

What Makes a Building Ugly? The Failure to Become Place

Interesting blog piece about Starchitecture v Placemaking.

Are they mutually exclusive? Does it have to be one or the other?

See what you think........What Makes a Building Ugly?

Added by Richard Goldthorpe on November 1, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

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