Green the City

Abstract Urban environment plays an important role in city or community. The good sustainable landscape not only could improve good quality of living environment, but also reduce consumption of source. According to Scottish Planning Policy (SPP), sustainable development and the creation of high quality places are supported by government in …

Milton in Bloom

Abstract Milton, an almost forgotten area, has never been carefully put into Glasgow’s city planning context. The area was less covered by planning poli-cy and less emphasised due to its natural hilly geography, man-made barriers, which caused many social-demographic issues badly influencingthe residence. The main social-economic issues include poor connections …

MILTON C3

This booklet, aims to fully explain the proposed strategy for Group 3A in successfully evolving Milton into a more desirable place for residents and its visitors. Following on from indepth research of Milton, we have proposed possible strategy solutions for the area. This will be enhanced and devel- oped further …

Milton 2050

Milton is the result of a post-war housing scheme that aimed to relocate people in the suburbs as a way of dealing with housing shortage and slum clearance within Glasgow. However, over the years Milton has become a place that is “somewhere in the north” rather than a vibrantcommunity with …

Big box, short life: little box, long life: the democracy of resilience: plot-based urbanism, evolution and informal participation

Ref: Porta S, Romice O, Feliciotti A, et al. (2018) Big box, short life: little box, long life The Democracy of Resilience: Plot-Based Urbanism, Evolution and Informal Participation. Sergio Porta, Ombretta Romice, Alessandra Feliciotti and David Rudlin explore how greater planning clarity would permit more self-build and fundamentally better and …