A Sure Bet: Megaprojects - Not on Time and Not on Budget
In the wake of grand claims to make America great via new infrastructure, infrastructure Karen Trapenberg Frick explains “7 C’s of Megaprojects” and introduces the story of San Fransico's Oakland Bay Bridge.
By Karen Trapenberg Frick 7 Apr 2017 0
Industrial Urbanism: Contemporary Dynamics between Production and City Development
What is the relationship between places and their industries? Tali Hatuka seeks to welcome industry back to the city - see our latest special issue 43(1) on ‘Industrial Urbanism’
By Tali Hatuka 23 Feb 2017 0
The Last Mile: Why Does It Have To Be So Problematic
Out now, ‘The Last Mile: Why Does It Have To Be So Problematic’, Built Environment vol. 42(4) guest edited by Moshe Givoni. It addresses the ‘last-mile problem’ - the challenge of integrating long-distance inter-city transport with short-distance urban transport.
By Built Environment Editors 28 Dec 2016 0
Disability and the Built Environment – Call for Guest Editors
Built Environment now invites proposals for a guest editor(s) to guest edit a themed issue of the journal on ‘The Enabling Built Environment’ (or related title), to distil critical lessons from international academic research and practice for the built environment audience. Deadline Friday 9th Dec 2016.
By Built Environment Editors 4 Nov 2016 0
City and Regional Food Systems – Call for Papers
A call for papers, for the forthcoming 'City & Regional Food Systems' issue of the Built Environment, including the chance of an award for early career scholars (abstracts by 14 Nov 2016).
By Samina Raja and Kevin Morgan 27 Oct 2016 0
Big Data and the City: Finding Pearls in London’s Oysters
Consider the possibility of ‘starting with the data’! Richard Milton presents an in-depth empirical example of Big Data on London Underground's 'tube trains'.
By Richard Milton 21 Oct 2016 0
A multi-sensorial wake-up call for planners
Stephen Marshall considers the latest upsurge in data directly from the Built Environment and how planners might ride the wave of Big Data together with local communities.
By Stephen Marshall 15 Oct 2016 0
How Can Big Data Be Used in Urban Planning?
Professor Mike Batty opens up a critical forum for debate - and inspired by the new issue 4(3) - proposes potential prospects for better planning in cities 'fuelled' by big data.
By Professor Michael Batty 10 Oct 2016 0
Big Data and the City
Coming soon to library near you, Built Environment volume 42(3), responds to the latest digital revolution, setting out the new technologies around Big Data, and critically examining both the surrounding hyperbole and applications for age-old urban challenges.
By Built Environment Editors 24 Sep 2016 0
The Biennale that Never Was
Yasser Elsheshtawy reflects on the hopes, dreams and realities of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, and shares images and impressions from pavilions that ‘reported from below’.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 24 Sep 2016 0

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