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Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED
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Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods- Nick Falk, URBED

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Planning and delivering Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods.

Planning and delivering Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods.

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    • 1. How can we learn better?Planning anddeliveringSustainable UrbanNeighbourhoodsDr Nicholas FalkURBED
    • 2. Where I come froma. Economist, strategic planner and urbanist - Founder Director of URBED (Urban and Economic Development) in London 1976b. Research and consultancy on sustainable development eg Cambridgeshire Quality Charter, Regeneration in European Cities, JRFc. Learning networks eg Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods Network, TEN Groupd. Co author of Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood: Building the 21st Century Home (AP 2009)
    • 3. Challenges for community building The UK is in a crisis e.g. collapse of house-building ‘ …‘lack of house- building enabling infrastructure’ Local Growth White Paper New models are needed
    • 4. Innovation is possible – but difficult in the UK Mixed uses e.g. Brighton’s New England Quarter Communal space e.g. Homes for Change, Hulme Open space e.g. Shenley Park Hulme Brighton New England Quarter
    • 5. Overcoming community apathy/opposition
    • 6. The answer is to let the SUN shine in! n.falk@urbed.co.uk www.urbed.co.uk
    • 7. Changing lifestyles: Brighton New England Quarter
    • 8. Changing design concepts: Design for homes, Hulme Manchester
    • 9. Changing behaviour: The Cambridgeshire Quality Charter for Growth•Community, places where peoplelive out of choice and not necessity,creating healthy communities with agood quality of life.•Connectivity, places that are well-connected enable easy access for all tojobs and services using sustainablemodes.•Climate, Places that anticipate climatechange in ways that enhance thedesirability of the development andminimise environmental impact.•Character, Places with distinctiveneighbourhoods and where peoplecreate ‘pride of place’
    • 10. European experienceoffers the best routemap
    • 11. Eco-town exemplars
    • 12. SUNN members
    • 13. New Earswick, York
    • 14. Orchard Park, Cambridge
    • 15. Orchard Park masterplan
    • 16. Walker Riverside, Newcastle
    • 17. Walker Riverside masterplan
    • 18. Ironstone and Lightmoor, Telford
    • 19. Ironstone masterplan
    • 20. Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods depend on Proximity to good jobs and services Realistically priced land Good infrastructure up front Responsiveness to demand Careful management Orchard Park, Cambridge
    • 21. Potential for learning together1. Sharing what does and does not work e.g. Lightmoor stewardship model2. Raising standards e.g. Orchard Park3. Supporting innovation e.g. JRT at Derwenthorpe4. Influencing policy e.g. evidence on Localism Bill
    • 22. Common issues for the network1. Community: making mixed communities work2. Connectivity: reducing car domination3. Climate proofing: making technical innovation work4. Character: creating distinctive places5. Collaboration: enabling the public sector to lead
    • 23. Community Engagement in planning and delivery Social capital Places to meet Orchard Park, Cambridge
    • 24. Community engagement in Freiburg Freiburg charter: ‘city of neighbourhoods with decentralised governance’ Community ownership of sports facilities, churches and natural spaces e.g. trees Greater use of coops
    • 25. With more meeting places Social balance Neighbourhood design and management e.g. Baugruppen Interim uses Rieselfeld, Freiburg Kronsberg, Hanover Rieselfeld, Freiburg
    • 26. Connectivity Easy access? e.g. Cambridge guided busway Walkable streets? e.g. Dickens Heath Back yards? e.g. Ironstone Orchard Park, Cambridge
    • 27. Basic infrastructure in Freiburg Good public transit systems Narrower residential streets and closes Cycle friendly Communally run green spaces
    • 28. Vauban masterplan
    • 29. Character Variety of developers Different styles Quality open spaces
    • 30. Branding of neighbourhoods to appeal to different tastes Almere VathorstVathorst
    • 31. Climate proofing Bulk contracts for energy Higher levels of insulation CHP and waste reutilisation SUDS and ‘making water your friend’
    • 32. Development is six times faster than the UK Greenwich Millennium Village: Hammarby, Stockholm: 1100 homes 1999-2008 6700 homes 1999-2008
    • 33. Multiplicity of developers e.g. Amersfoort
    • 34. So how does local leadership work? Development frameworks for strategic sites Joint Venture Companies Community arts and sports associations Greater fiscal autonomy Municipal banks e.g. BMG Housing coops Working together Freiburg

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