United Kingdom

Matthew Pencharz, Deputy Mayor for Environment & Energy for the Greater London Authorit, does not see diesel as the right technology for driving in the city. Also blames the European Commission for for being too lenient with emission standards
5 hours ago   Cities of the Future
<p>According to a recent survey of architects in Ireland, 80% think that local planning decisions do not support good design and are essentially a waste of time.</p>
Jul 18, 2008   The Irish Times
<p>Artist Anish Kapoor, creator of the famous "mirrored jellybean" in Chicago's Millennium Park, is creating a new series of massive sculptures for five depressed cities in Yorkshire. Backers hope the art will transform the region.</p>
Jul 13, 2008   The Guardian U.K.
<p>Belfast developers plan on turning a Victorian-era jail into a tourist attraction, hotel, and art gallery. Her Majesty’s Prison Belfast closed in 1996, and is a symbol of The Troubles, the long struggle in Northern Ireland for Irish independence.</p>
Jul 12, 2008   Global Atlanta
<p>London's new mayor is considering a plan to tone down the city's congestion charge system, reducing fees during certain hours.</p>
Jul 10, 2008   The Times (UK)
<p>With gas prices at more than $9 per gallon in Britain, driving habits are changing.</p>
Jul 8, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Steve Rose argues that the time may be ripe for a new respect for brutalism, the mid-century architectural movement that planners love to hate.</p>
Jun 26, 2008   Art and Architecture
<p>Members of the British Parliament attempt to speed up the process for planning major projects. But some advocates and observers fear the public's voice will be muted.</p>
Jun 25, 2008   BBC
<p>The Mayor of London is pushing a plan to bring London's undergrounded rivers to the surface.</p>
Jun 17, 2008   London Times
<p>Dermot Finch of the Centre for Cities, an independent research group, says that the U.S. could learn a lot from the U.K.'s urban renaissance.</p>
Jun 14, 2008   BBC News
<p>It's ethics vs. economics in a debate over a proposed casino in Stranraer, Scotland.</p>
Jun 13, 2008   BBC News