Championing good places for all
During the coronavirus pandemic, access to parks and pedestrian-friendly public spaces has proven to be vital to cities around the world. With global population on the rise and cities becoming denser, public realm has been a central aspect of urban living and planning even before lockdown. What will public realm and placemaking look like in London once the pandemic is over? What can we learn from this unprecedented moment in order to plan for more equal places?
With public and private stakeholders seeking to create financially sustainable and socially engaging places, what is the key to successful placemaking? How can improved collaborative working between local authorities, BIDs and Great Estates, create better streets and public spaces?
This year-round programme explores the creation of successful places for the capital, including the role of culture and heritage, regeneration of green and blue spaces, community engagement and inclusive design to create places that work for all Londoners.
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