Making a place for cars is easy. Making a place for people is not.

The landscape of most cities is fractured. Sometimes it is by an inner ring road, sometimes it is by car parks

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LDA Design and BLP bring the property and energy sectors together

LDA Design and international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner jointly hosted a Property & Energy Roundtable last week with a small group of investors, energy and property developers.

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Green light for science gallery at London Bridge

London’s newest creative space, a science gallery for 300,000 visitors a year, has been granted planning permission by Southwark Council. LDA Design is responsible for public realm masterplanning and detail design.

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Wild Times

Rewilding has become a buzzword since George Monbiot’s book, Feral, sparked a national debate on the merits of restoring land to a wilder state.

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Singapore masterplan responds to Garden City

Woodlands is the only regional centre in Singapore which benefits from a waterfront, and the town’s Urban Redevelopment Authority aims to take advantage of fine views across the Johor Strait.

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Replacing UK infrastructure – a chance to think big

The UK knows it must replace its ageing infrastructure, but still has to agree a strong vision for how it should be done. Now a National Needs Assessment, facilitated by the Institution of Civil Engineers, is leading the debate, focused on transport, utilities and energy needs for the next 35 years.

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Helping developers stay ahead of the energy transition

The energy scene is undergoing radical transformation, thanks to new technology. The balance between large scale centralised and decentralised generation in the UK is finally really shifting, leading to new challenges and development opportunities.

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Glasgow City Council gears up for Sighthill transformation

The £250 million regeneration of Sighthill is one step closer as Glasgow City Council issues the tender for lead contractors to progress the ‘Blue-Green’ infrastructure works, which it sees as the main driver for future investment.

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New government guidance on green infrastructure

DCLG has recently published revised green infrastructure guidance as part of the National Planning Practice Guide (PPG).

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Brompton Cemetery receives £4.5m Lottery funding

The Royal Parks has been awarded almost £4.5 million by the Parks for People grant through the BIG Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund, to protect the future of the Grade I listed Brompton Cemetery. The grant followed the project receiving planning permission from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for its regeneration.

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