United Kingdom

After a splashy project recently hit its crowdfunding goals, one write dares to suggest that such fund raising methods might not be the best idea.
May 21, 2015   The Guardian Cities
<p>Leaders in Edinburgh, Scotland have adopted a new green building code to lessen the environmental impact of development.</p>
Feb 8, 2007   Green Building Press
<p>With its traditional design and mixture of uses, Poundbury -- the experimental development created by Prince Charles -- is fast becoming the model for development in Britain.</p>
Feb 2, 2007   The Times
<p>The English village of Ashton Hayes is looking to become the country's first carbon-neutral community. Cooperation village-wide has enabled the installation of solar panels and used recycled building materials in new structures.</p>
Jan 31, 2007   The Guardian Unlimited
<p>A license has been granted to the city of Manchester to host the United Kingdom's first "supercasino" -- a 5,00 square meter gambling and hotel complex similar to Las Vegas casinos. However, many in the UK are worried about resulting social problems.</p>
Jan 31, 2007   The Guardian Unlimited
<p>Despite support for the plan and the amenities it provides for Inverness, some fear that Andres Duany's planned town of Tornagrain is not needed.</p>
Jan 23, 2007   The Inverness Courier
<p>Tesco, a UK-based supermarket chain, has plans to provide housing for staff members in new mixed-use developments featuring its stores.</p>
Jan 16, 2007   BBC
<p>Home prices in the British capital have made London the most expensive place to buy a home, supplanting New York City.</p>
Dec 29, 2006   San Jose Mercury News
<p>Borrowing rhetoric and programmatic ideas from U.S. efforts, the Blair administration in Britaan has managed to cut the nation's child poverty rate by more than half. But anti-poverty policies have not been without their critics.</p>
Dec 24, 2006   The Wall Street Journal
<p>U.K. government approves two offshore wind farm projects in the Thames Estuary.</p>
Dec 22, 2006   By Abhijeet Chavan
<p>In London, a housing crunch is creating a new trend of converting old office spaces into housing. The majority of the city's new housing developments are actually old office spaces.</p>
Dec 21, 2006   Times of London