October 2011

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http://urbanizedfilm.com/trailer/   Review in the Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/oct/25/urbanized-documentary-design-7-billion?newsfeed=true
Crime reports / by street http://www.police.uk/   Collisions / by location http://www.crashmap.co.uk/   Listed Buildings / by location http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/   MAGIC...
Encourage the elderly out of big houses Freestyle planning Contain population growth Force landlords to sell or let empty properties Ban second homes Guarantee mortgage payments Live with extended...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9617577.stm
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/theskyline/2011/10/ohio-highway-cap-at-forefront-of-urban-design-trend-retail-complex-atop-columbus-expressway-offers-m.html Columbus, Ohio retail units are...
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21228354.500-revealed--the-capitalist-network-that-runs-the-world.html
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/10/bangkok-could-be-flooded-for-a.html   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8852807/Floods-reach-Bangkok-Thailand...
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21228352.200-climate-known-sea-level-is-going-to-rise-many-metres.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2051067/Killer-tree-disease-Phytophthora-lateralis-arrives-Plymouth.html http://www.forestry.gov.uk/phytophthora
https://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=17780
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/10/26/destroying-houses-to-save-cities/a-vision-beyond-rebuilding
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/25/us/suburban-poverty-surge-challenges-communities.html?_r=3&hp
This report introduces and summarises the findings of the Global Eco-Cities Survey 2011, including information about 174 recent eco-city initiatives. This builds on and expands the first global...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/14/guatemala-city-women-single-sex-buses
  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8829081/One-in-ten-avoid-public-transport-due-to-hygiene-fears.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/global-warning-climate-sceptics-are-winning-the-battle-2368617.html
http://www.crashmap.co.uk/Search
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/coastal-erosion-can-a-retail-guru-save-margate-2368048.html
On the list are Calgary Eindhoven The Hepworth, Wakefield Upton Rome (in Roman times) http://www.guardian.co.uk/what-future-urban-living/model-urban-developments-design-cities
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15208873
Here is a collection of thoughts on the NPPF that have been developed by a number urban design pracitioners over recent weeks.  Why not add your thoughts at the discussion box below?...
http://www.koreaherald.com/entertainment/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20111006000636
Urban Network Analysis toolbox - aims to gain more rigorous insight into how a city’s shape - its configuration of streets and buildings - affects how it is used, and to marshal massive amounts...
A study by researchers at the  University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin  uses data from the ISR Panel Study of Income Dynamics to follow 2,093 children...
Urban trees of the Greater London Authority (GLA) area remove somewhere between 850 and 2000 tonnes of particulate pollution (PM10) from the air every year. This work is part of the wider EU BRIDGE (...
University of California, looked at 100,000 births occuring within 5 miles of air quality monitoring stations. Traffic-related air pollution, especially polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), is...
The buildings at Göbekli, a hilltop just outside of the Turkish city of Urfa, were found in 1995 by Klaus Schmidt of the German Archaeological Institute and colleagues from the ?anl?urfa Museum in...
Research at the University of British Columbia on workplace sabotage..... people experiencing feelings of envy were significantly more likely to report committing sabotage when experiencing weak...