Inspiring great place-making
I came across this brilliant website yesterday.
Type City is a collection of typography from across the UK including shop signs, public notices and wall lettering.
Bristol is not represented yet and I can think of a few good examples.
Described as "a low-cost, high-impact incremental framework for improving your community in short order" by the Project for Public Spaces, Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper is one way of describing the growing move towards lower-cost,…Continue
Between March and July 2012, Know Your Place and City Design Group were partners with the University of Bristol on a project called Know Your Bristol. The project was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and involved seven road shows at a variety of community venues across Bristol; Hillfields, the zoo, Arnos Vale, Knowle, Kings Weston, Lockleaze and M Shed.
The aim of the road shows was to collect memories and people's personal archives for inclusion on Know Your Place.…Continue
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Download the new guide from the National Self Build association at http://www.nasba.org.uk/reports
Re: Free Guide for planning and housing departments on how to 'enable' more
self or custom build housing
I am writing to you to alert you to a new and very timely guidance document
that the National Self Build Association (NaSBA) has produced, which is
aimed at local authority…Continue
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