Archive of January 2013 - Transforming Cities

Jewellery Quarter: Free talk by the author of Palace of Pugin

on January 8th, 2013 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

Nick Corbett will reveal the story behind his latest novel Palace of Pugin.  We will meet from 7pm, with a view to starting the event at 7.30pm, at The Drop Forge, 6-10 Hockley Street. You are welcome to just turn up. For further information see: http://www.meetup.com/JQBookwormers/events/79701392/ Palace of Pugin It is…

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Temporary pedestrianisation brings transformation

on January 7th, 2013 in Uncategorized by | 1 Comment

  City of angels, Los Angeles, is one of the most car dominated cities in the world, but visit its Santa Monica neighbourhood on a Saturday morning and see how farmer’s markets and temporary pedestrianisation can bring a transformation. The well-run market stores reclaim the streets; they bring colour, life,…

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