Placemaking: Debating the definitions

Placemaking is everywhere, literally and figuratively. But what does it really mean and who gets to define it? Which is the more important driver – place or people? Can public, private and community placemaking priorities be better aligned to create places that work for everyone? And who should foot the bill? On 8 February, Future of London … [Read more...]

Housing Zones Network: Expert insight on monster programmes

What does it take to successfully deliver a complex, long-term housing or regeneration programme, and live to tell the tale? To give Housing Zones teams insight into managing some of London’s big multi-year beasts, Future of London is bringing together a senior cross-sector panel on 26th November, as the first session in the Housing Zones Network … [Read more...]

FLL: King’s Cross – beyond the station

On February 25th, candidates from Round 7 of Future London Leaders visited King’s Cross to see how one of Europe’s largest redevelopment projects is progressing. When complete in 2020, the mixed-use King’s Cross scheme will provide housing for 45,000 people, a range of office buildings, and 26 acres of open space – all on the doorstep of King’s … [Read more...]