The future of Urban Design: current trends and their impact Urban design is the art of shaping the physical environment of cities, towns, and other urban areas. It involves the planning and design of buildings, parks, streets, and public spaces, and it plays a crucial role in shaping the way people live, work, and
Are the days of disposable BBQs on the beach coming to an end? Single-use BBQ’s on the beach do have their pros, such as being lightweight and easy to use but they also come with cons (and they’re pretty major)
MoveART is a brand we are proud to have in our portfolio. Founded by Norbert Roztocki in 2015, the Swiss-based company designs play sculptures that encourage and facilitate everyone, while also creating stunning pieces of functional art.
Seaside holidays first started in Britain during the 1700s and to this day are still popular destinations for holidays, weekend breaks and day trips. There is something about the beach and waterfront that keeps drawing us in.
When planning, designing and procuring new lighting for the public realm, we think about price, energy usage, ambience and style. Is the environmental impact on your checklist? Are your lighting choices informed by the negative effect that the scheme could have on the plants, trees, birds and insects that populate the space?
Improving our Urban Spaces, Creating happier and healthier communities and mitigating climate change – Q&A with Richard Cocker
We caught up with our Special Projects Consultant, Richard Cocker, who has more than 20 years’ experience creating outdoor spaces – from private gardens to public playgrounds – to find out where his inspiration comes from, what it takes to create exceptional public outdoor spaces, and how things are changing in the world of urban landscape design.
Communities, customers, students and visitors in the UK can now benefit from free reading experiences in outdoor public spaces, following the launch of Short Edition’s ‘Short Story Stations’.
Urbidermis-Santa&Cole is a publisher of urban elements, furniture, lighting and micro-architecture, based in Parc de Belloch, 30km north of Barcelona. Over the last 30 years, the company has spread its design and urban philosophy around the world, taking its involvement in the transformation of Barcelona as an example. They worked together with the architects responsible for the various city projects and the Olympic Games in the great urban transformation of Barcelona.
Accoya is sourced from fast-growing, sustainably certified forests (meaning they are well managed, continuously replenished, and that no damage is caused to the surrounding environment, or to native flora and fauna when harvesting the timber).
Theresa Bruno Marketing Manager - All Urban The UK has experienced an increasing trend in contractor’s value-engineering quality hardscaping out of public realm projects. Often working to tight client budgets, combined with an aim of making the projects personally profitable, cheaper and poorer quality products are offered as a viable