July 2019

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Last week was London’s National Park City Festival and to kick off the weeklong celebration, London became the first city in the world to achieve National Park City status. The National Park City movement was formed earlier in the year with the overarching goal of encouraging cities to make positive...

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Recently returning from travelling and having visited a number of places around the world it’s clear that London can learn a lesson from the last country on my agenda: Singapore. A prominent theme in all Singaporean architecture is nature, and this is evident from the moment you arrive. The recent...

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Last weekend saw London come alive as tens of thousands of people from across the world flooded into the city for the iconic annual Pride parade celebrations. This year’s theme was “50 years since Stonewall”, marking the progress we have made from a time when the LGBTQ community was persecuted...

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This week is the first London Climate Action Week. It comes in response to UK Parliament declaring a national climate emergency. MPs are now calling on the government to make changes that include setting a new target of reaching net zero emissions before 2050, an acceleration of the current target...

June 2019

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ABP London are on a mission. A mission to create a community. Placemaking is a phrase that has been bandied around in our capital in recent years and something we’ve explored previously. And despite efforts to capture current thinking more, developers, in particular, have received a lot of criticism for...