December 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Residential Space Standards in Bristol - New Guidance.




Added by Michael Rogers on December 23, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

A Magic Carpet

Sustrans & Bristol City Council's engineers have been helping a community in south Bristol to calm traffic speeds besides a school which is located over a split site. Workshops were held with children from the school, parents and local residents to inspire the designs.

I think what is nice about this film is that it shows how the energy and enthusiasm shown by the school and…


Added by Finlay McNab on December 22, 2011 at 17:10 — 1 Comment

Bristol Christmas Cheer

Some Christmas fun from St Paul’s-based design agency Proctor & Stevenson.


Merry Christmas!

Added by Peter Insole on December 22, 2011 at 15:43 — No Comments

Street Films

A friend recently directed me to this great resource. Streetfilms produces and collects films from across the globe on projects that make streets better places for people. There is a treasure trove of brilliant projects to be seen and I've included a film on an excellent Bristol project called Playing Out to give a taste of whats on offer.

Follow the link for more.



Added by Nat Roberton on December 22, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments

Quality Streets - Cumulative Change

A Hellman cartoon dating from 1975.......

The wonderfully concise visual message about the cumulative degradation of place is as relevant today as it was when I was age 4 and wearing shorts.


Added by Richard Goldthorpe on December 19, 2011 at 15:02 — No Comments

Bristol University Student Union

For anyone who has recently walked past the Bristol University Student Union and has wondered what is happening behind the hoardings, here are a few images...…


Added by Julie Witham on December 15, 2011 at 16:11 — No Comments

Artists commission - The Station, Bristol

The Station invites inspirational artists or arts collaborators to apply for a commission to create an artwork that can transform The Station building, on a temporary basis every time there is a major event, into an iconic building. This outside work will be flexible, be able to be put up/down or turned on/off with ease and in keeping with the…


Added by Julie Witham on December 15, 2011 at 16:06 — No Comments

The Portas Review

Mary Portas has published her long awaited report into reviving the UK's high streets, with 28 recommendations to save them.

See what you think here......The Portas Review

and here are just some of the press and trade responses to the report........…


Added by Richard Goldthorpe on December 13, 2011 at 16:42 — No Comments

Business West's vision of Bristol: 2050

Here is a link to the local news item on a plan for Bristol's future published this week by Business West.


The plan has been developed by business interests in the city and region and envisions some of the large-scale…

Added by Nat Roberton on December 8, 2011 at 14:58 — 1 Comment

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