Atul Gawande, the US based surgeon, Harvard academic and writer, will be delivering the BBC Reith lectures this year, starting on 25th November (BBC Radio 4). You can view an outline of the lectures here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/6F2X8TpsxrJpnsq82hggHW/dr-atul-gawande-2014-reith-lectures Gawande has recently published a… Read More ›
How could they build more houses in the 20s and 30s than now?
At a time when we are barely able to build 130,000 houses a year in the UK, it is interesting to note that we managed to build more houses, indeed many more houses, each year during the 1920s and 30s…. Read More ›
A Visit to Limoges
I recently visited Limoges in the Limousin region of France, for the first time, and would highly recommend it to anyone who has not yet visited. Limoges is a city of around 140,000 people, located in west central France, about… Read More ›
Party Policies on the Greenbelt – Summing Up
This is the last of my series on the main parties’ policies for building houses in the greenbelt. A disappointing roundup In summary, no party is currently proposing any relaxation in restrictions on the use of greenbelt land for housebuilding…. Read More ›