Oliver Wainwright pens a wishlist of urban policies for 2015—the list focuses on issues of housing and development.
Dec 30, 2014 Guardian Cities
The approval process is revealing more details about a garden bridge designed by Thomas Heatherwick in London—what has emerged is less a park than a tourist attraction.
Nov 20, 2014 The Guardian
A recent protest movement to reuse London’s Parliament Square as a space for political discourse has been met with oppressive policing.
Oct 29, 2014 Guardian
With London's proposed SkyCycle and Copenhagen's successful Cykelslangen, are elevated cycletracks a viable transportation solution?
Sep 4, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
In the midst of a building boom and expecting another 1.4 million residents to live in the city by 2031, London is embroiled in a debate about how it should meet housing demands.
Aug 30, 2014 New York Times
Following a close call on his bike, a writer questions the perverted logic of safety campaign slogans that share, equally, the onus for traffic safety between cars and bikes.
Aug 7, 2014 The Invisible Visible Man
In response to a recent polemic by Witold Rybczynski against the global proliferation of iconic but disconnected projects by starchitects, the New York Times hosts a debate that addresses the question: Are superstar architects ruining city skylines?
Jul 30, 2014 New York Times
Like cities in the United States—most notably, New York City—London is working to improve walkability while reducing pedestrian fatalities. The policy that will direct London in these efforts, the Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, is still taking shape.
Jul 14, 2014 Living Streets
A slew of analysis in recent weeks has examined the negative consequences of foreign real estate speculation in cities like New York City, London, and Vancouver.
May 23, 2014 The New Yorker
London's mayor, Boris Johnson, has long favoured the creation of a new airport in the Thames Estuary over expanding Heathrow. New claims of boosting house building in west London have generated further criticism.
Apr 2, 2014 BBC News online