Too big to fail, too huge to succeed: What we should learn from Carillion By Hank Dittmar (This article appeared on bdonline on 18 January, 2018.) The collapse of Carillion […]
Hank Dittmar opines that the smart city is already here, in an expert panel for Jaguar’s InMotion magazine.
Ebenezer Howard’s Garden Cities were carefully planned with strict design codes and infrastructure funded by the uplift in land values. The same principles should be applied to the new garden […]
In the wake of the Ghost Ship arts warehouse tragedy, Hank Dittmar calls for a campaign to make safe places for the arts, moving them from being grey zones outside […]
Scaling Back the Bureaucracy: Neighborhood revitalization unleashed by making small-scale projects easier Project for Lean Urbanism announces Pilot Projects in Lafayette, Chattanooga, Saint Paul, and Savannah Four cities have been […]
Hank Dittmar, on behalf of The Project for Lean Urbanism, has informed the City of Savannahthat they will be one of five US pilot projects aimed at making small scale revitalisation and […]
Hank Dittmar will speak at the Transforming London’s Streets conference on 23 September (details here). He will talk about the power of small projects and lean urbanism. Here’s a preview.
My recent article for Building (19 February, 2016) features the new report from the London Mayor’s Design Advisory (MDAG) group on the implications for London’s built environment of an ageing […]
My column for Building Design this month remarked on the resemblance many found between Stirling Prize winners AHMM’s Burntwood School and the work of Marcel Breuer, and found it refreshing […]
In my latest column for Building Design, I wonder about the reasons for the reawakening of interest in brutalist architecture, despite its well documented failings, particularly as urbanism. One of the […]
The global pressures shaping London’s built environment now include the Airbnb effect, says Hank Dittmar in his regular column in Building Design magazine. Global investment in residential real estate is […]