The COVID-19 pandemic has upheaved societies around the world – perhaps permanently. There’s an acknowledgement that everyday life will have to change post-lockdown to avoid further outbreaks, but could this transition also present a chance to usher in a fairer, greener, and less lonely future?
As demands for sustainability impact the housing sector, developers are facing the challenge of creating affordable and eco-friendly homes. Goldsmith Street, a RIBA-award-winning project, could offer the solution to sustainable living, while creating and fostering new communities.
With living costs and urban loneliness on the up, people are embracing co-living as they shift away from homeownership and toward viewing living as a service. Start-up Venn simplifies things by managing local services and events to drive community-led urban regeneration.
While London’s career opportunities, buzzing nightlife, and multicultural mix once drew 20- and 30-somethings in their droves, the intense and expensive way of living is putting many people off – and at a younger age than in the past. How are other parts of the UK attracting Gen Yers away?
The archetypal American suburb may be perceived as quaint, welcoming, and demographically homogeneous, but they have never been denser, more diverse, or poorer. How exactly have these areas transformed over the decades and why do people still want to set up a life in these neighborhoods?