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ICW Building Control welcomes two new me...

ICW Building Control, part of the ICW Group, has hired several new members to its team as part of its ongoing expansion plans ICW Building Control has appointed Paul Rollason as Regional Manager and Mike Gibbs as Senior Building Control Inspector. Paul Rollason brings thirty years of public and private sector experience and joins ICW […]

A “near zero carbon” building shows the

Home to the main rail stations that connect London to destinations such as the North of England, Scotland and mainland Europe, the King’s Cross area has undergone a radical transformation in recent years. Once considered a less than salubrious part of town, its regeneration has seen King’s Cross become a destination for shoppers, diners and […]

Policing debate prompts rethinking of Am...

Urban planning can tear communities apart or bring them together, practitioners say By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Justin Garrett Moore and his partner were walking through a private public square in New York City when they were suddenly confronted by security guards asking to be present. The nightly standoff […]

Urban design practice lands Oxford Stree...

The local authority has named the City of London urban and practical design of the public domain as the ‘design custodian’ for the Oxford Street District initiative. Publica was brought in to ensure a cohesive approach to over 100 individual projects within the overall program, including two new public squares at Oxford Circus. The contract […]