Socially responsible design is transforming cities
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The UK’s mainstream political parties agree that we need more homes and to cut carbon emissions. Stewart Fergusson FRSA argues that the ‘passive house’ approach, which is well developed in parts of Europe, provide one answer and that housing associations should lead the drive for innovation.
Eddy Adam FRSA has spent the past year looking at how cities can innovate in addressing the challenges they face in the 21st century. Central to this is how cities can better learn from one another.
With over half the world’s population living in urban conurbations, it is becoming increasingly important to see these areas as alternative sources of natural resources. Chris Coggins FRS argues it is time to embrace urban mining.
Insurance companies need to find ways of helping young people afford starting to drive, which improves their job prospects, says David Homewood FRSA
Local governance should be wedded to better global stewardship to achieve Millennium Development Goals, argues Philip Monaghan FRSA
Chris Ormell FRSA charts changes in the relationship between maths and design, and suggests a shift in teaching to highlight maths’ role in innovation and technology
Nicholas Falk FRSA outlines some ways in which smarter growth in building infrastructure and new homes could be achieved.
Tim Hirsch FRSA argues that the positive role of biodiversity conservation could help energise public action.
Glenn Albrecht explains how to renew the human-environment relationship