Urbanism

The Pop Up City

Gerry Kearns | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK
Gerry Kearns

It is a scandal that, even excluding second-homes, there were, according to the 2011 census, at least 168,427 empty houses and 62,629 empty flats in t...

People, Place And Change: Open City Docs Fest returns

Paul Drury | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

Documentary narratives with the capacity to make people change the way they see the world were central to the four-day Open City Docs Fest, which took place in London last weekend.

Cities of the Future - Beautiful Urban Metropolis or Overcrowded and Poverty-Stricken?

Phil Pauley | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech
Phil Pauley

According to latest predictions by the U.N., by 2050, two-thirds of the world population will live in cities. By then, the world's population will have risen by 30 percent to nine billion.

J.G. Ballard and the UK Riots

John Lucas | Posted 11.08.2011 | UK
John Lucas

Which author would be best placed to respond to this week's riots? My money would be on perhaps the greatest British post-war novelist of them all, an...