How Newcastle City was Renewed – Cultural Regeneration

In recent years, with its great urban cultural attraction and urban life, the city of Newcastle has grown to become one of the most vivid cities in Britain. With five-year living and study in Newcastle, I become further enamored of its rich cultural history and modern achievements. However, if we look at the city in…
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Cultural Regeneration in Newcastle upon Tyne

A northern upbringing frequently involves the inculcation of an unusually powerful set of attachments to place; a deep rooting in a particular physical, social and cultural environment.                                                         …
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Urban Regeneration – Reusing Railway Infrastructure

At its peak in 1928, the length of the UK’s national railway infrastructure (the route controlled by Railtrack or its successor, National Rail) was 20235 miles. Today the length is less than half of that, standing at 9817 miles with the decline being due to the rise of the car for personal travel and lorries…
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RIO DE JANEIRO: CONTRAST AND RENOVATION

Rio is one of the most important cities in South America and also one of the most recognized in the world. During my last visit to the “Marvelous City”, Rio was in the final preparations to host the Summer Olympic Games, an event that would mark a before and after in its urban development and…
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