Public sector-focused urban designers join Future of London 

We Made That wants to deliver public good and hold itself to high ethical standards. We talk to the founders about land ownership, “stacked” commercial development and the role of architects. Holly Lewis and Oliver Goodhall set up We Made That as an LLP, determined to make a positive impact … Read more

Developing practical tools for co-production

Following our co-production report last year, Future of London is partnering with the Open University to develop practical engagement tools that will rebuild public trust. Given the public’s lack of trust in regeneration, co-production offers a way to address this head on through power sharing and inclusive approaches. In a first … Read more

Creating social value that matters to young people in Brent

LB Brent is developing a single delivery plan for social value that connects diverse initiatives. Hailey Sockalingam and Jasel Nandha find out how placemakers are creating social value for young people in Brent. At our recent roundtable discussion, speakers from LB Brent and its partner organisations explained how successful social … Read more

Soho Housing joins Future of London to raise resident voices

The housing association is rooted in citizen activism to stop demolition in the 1970s. Now the night-time economy is residents’ number one concern. We met CEO Barbara Brownlee and finance director Jane Harrison to find out why. Barbara Brownlee knows that a development pipeline of 30 properties over five years … Read more

Masterplanning and planning specialists join Future of London

Prior + Partners led the masterplanning for several large, complex sites in London, as well as thinking about places on the edge of London. Now, the practice wants to share their experiences with the Future of London network. Prior + Partners has a track record of developing masterplans for complex … Read more

How to make co-production work in the built environment

More built environment professionals are keen to involve communities in the design and delivery of developments in a more meaningful way. Co-production is one way to do this as our new community engagement report shows. Co-production refers to the joint delivery of projects and services between community members and decision-makers. … Read more