11 episodes

Podcast about cities, planning, and urban design

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Podcast about cities, planning, and urban design

    Episode 11 : Cohousing

    Episode 11 : Cohousing

    In this episode Lucy chats to Stephen Hill, the former chair of the UK Cohousing Network, about - yes, you guessed it - cohousing.

    Why is cohousing great? Why is it so hard to do? What has a global pandemic taught us about how we live in communities?

    • 50 min
    Episode 10 : Covid 19 and Cities

    Episode 10 : Covid 19 and Cities

    John, Lucy, and Danny discuss the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on cities and urban design. Emergency street closures, impacts on community, and living in a regeneration area during a global pandemic are discussed.

    • 43 min
    Episode 9 : No Such Thing as Sexy Planning

    Episode 9 : No Such Thing as Sexy Planning

    On this final episode of the series, Danny, Lucy, and John try to channel the No Such Thing as a Fish podcast and bring three hot topics from the year to discuss: disappearing heritage in Manchester, green belts, and Waltham Forest’s Mini Holland.

    We hope you've enjoyed this first series of the podcast. We are aiming to back next year with a new and improved Urban Design Room!

    • 51 min
    Episode 8 : Cities, Local Planning, and Politics

    Episode 8 : Cities, Local Planning, and Politics

    On this episode Derek Antrobus, Local Councillor in the City of Salford, shares his experiences in planning and development. He discusses the role of local politicians in shaping development in England and shares his experiences in the regeneration of Salford Quays and the redesign of Chapel Street.

    • 24 min
    Episode 7 : Transport

    Episode 7 : Transport

    Nicola Kane, Head of Strategy at Transport for Greater Manchester is on to discuss transport and cities. Why is transport so important in making great places to live? Which cities are doing urban transport well? What is so exciting about Greater Manchester's new Streets for All approach?

    • 15 min
    Episode 6 : Heritage

    Episode 6 : Heritage

    In this episode, Eamonn Canniffe lecturer at the Manchester School of Architecture is on to discuss architecture and heritage. Amongst other things, he talks about the sustainability of preserving heritage, the aims of the heritage movement, and gives advice to designers and planners about how to approach preserving built environments in our cities.

    • 24 min

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