Urban design and how to avoid becoming the ‘dreary neighbour’

Annie Atkins, Programme Director of Places Matter!, discusses how design decisions taken during a downturn have an equal, if not greater, impact to some of the more high-profile developments witnessed in the North West during the boom years. Places Matter! has been operating across the North West since 2007 offering Design...

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21 Jul 2011
Posted by CroftGoode

Building UCLan’s links with the architecture profession

Maria Murray-Carmichael, associate head of School of Built & Natural Environment at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), discusses how the university is working closely with the profession to develop students. One of the criticisms often levelled at higher education, particularly in recent times, is that is doesn’t prepare students for...

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4 May 2011
Posted by CroftGoode