Comment on Sherry Xinrui Chen ‘Sustainable Urban Transport’

Sherry’s discussion on analysing the transport needs of the future, plays a key role in cities today. She looks at greenspace, intermobility and a range of transportation to take people to the city. Alongside, having an attractive environment that is well-connected, providing availability and affordability to everyone creates a solution to modern cities problems. I…
Read more

Urban Design in the UK Planning System

Today, developers follow national and regional policy set out by government and local authorities. These policies have to be implemented in any development, where planning applications are to be approved.  The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) states “development should go ahead… in favour of sustainable development” (National Planning Policy Framework, pp. 5).  However, many schemes today…
Read more