Category Archives: Birmingham

Birmingham’s Urban Future to be debated at AoU Congress in June

I am looking forward to attending the Academy of Urbanism’s 10th Congress in Birmingham on the 4/5/6 June. As an academician of the Academy, I know how important it is for cities to learn from each other. In the case … Continue reading

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Birmingham – a Great City showcasing its credentials – but is there a “bigger greener picture”?

Last week saw a key set of announcements were made by the Birmingham Team. This was to coincide with the annual global bash at Cannes called MIPIM (Le Marché International des Professionnels de l’Immobilier – to give the proper name … Continue reading

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HS2 – will it improve place and transit systems in the Birmingham conurbation?

HS2 is a huge opportunity for Birmingham. There is much debate about what it will mean for Birmingham and the wider conurbation, including the Black Country. The current Birmingham Metro extension is a start to connect the city centre and … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s Blueprint for Low Carbon Transport published

This was a great announcement by Birmingham on the 24th February. Its Blueprint for Low Carbon Infrastructure was published and sets down some key principles for city infrastructures to lead the introduction of more sustainable transport. It makes a number … Continue reading

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My Blog!

Well I thought it was about time I begun my own blog! My Twitter  account is a fabulous resource, but 142 characters is a bit limiting, although it does encourage the art of precis-writing! But what will my blog be about? And … Continue reading

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