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The Bartlett confirmed as built environment research heavyweight in the Government’s Research Excellence Framework

The Bartlett confirmed as built environment research heavyweight in the Government’s Research Excellence Framework

18 December 2014


The Bartlett has the most world-leading research in its field in the UK, according to the Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). As one of UCL’s ten faculties, The Bartlett’s performance ...
If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

05 December 2014

Bartlett academics Yasminah Beebeejaun, Kate Henderson and Caren Levy were interviewed in a recent article on gender and planning which appeared in the Guardian.
BSP students explore south Blackpool regeneration

BSP students explore south Blackpool regeneration

Thirty MSc students from The Bartlett School of Planning are examining how improvements to the South Fylde railway line could benefit the area around Blackpool South station.
The BSP's Valentina Giordano says the UK job market is more meritocratic than in her native Italy

The BSP's Valentina Giordano says the UK job market is more meritocratic than in her native Italy

In a recent interview with the Guardian, Valentina Giordano, Research Associate at the Bartlett School of Planning, discusses the relative merits of the UK job market for built environment professionals. 

Iqbal Hamiduddin participates in Grand Designs Live

Together with Channel 4 Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud and self–build guru Ted Stevens, Iqbal Hamiduddin – BSP Lecturer in Transport Planning and Housing –was a judge for the 2014 ‘Self-Build on a ...

The BSP raise over £500 for Planning Aid

Earlier this year eleven brave male members of staff from The BSP staff took part in a beard growing competition in aid of charity.  More than £500 was raised for Planning Aid, a ...

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The Kings Cross Redevelopment Story: Looking back at the how and why of a London mega urban redevelopment project

The Kings Cross Redevelopment Story: Looking back at the how and why of a London mega urban redevelopment project

04 February 2015

Prof. Peter Bishop
Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
Tracing Modes of Mega
Infrastructure Financing and their Effects on Cities:  A Review of the Australian Experience

Tracing Modes of Mega Infrastructure Financing and their Effects on Cities:  A Review of the Australian Experience

11 February 2015

Prof. Phillip O'Neill
Director, Centre for the Development of Western Sydney
University of Western Sydney
Places, property and prices: Everything that
planners need to know about global real estate markets

Places, property and prices: Everything that planners need to know about global real estate markets

26 February 2015

The question we should be asking ourselves now is not whether good planning can add value (economic. social and environmental) to the built environment but what stops it from happening in so many ...
Public-Private Partnerships and Private Finance Initiatives:
Their track record for megaprojects in the UK

Public-Private Partnerships and Private Finance Initiatives: Their track record for megaprojects in the UK

04 March 2015

Peter Madden & Keith Perry
EC Harris International/ARCAIDIA
The Californian Fast Train Project: Prospects and
challenges of a US mega rail project

The Californian Fast Train Project: Prospects and challenges of a US mega rail project

11 March 2015

Prof. Robert Cervero
Director, Institute of Urban & Regional Development and Director, University of California Transportation Centre
University of California at Berkeley
Hinkley Point C: The first UK
nuclear power mega-project for a generation

Hinkley Point C: The first UK nuclear power mega-project for a generation

25 March 2015

Dr. Nigel Knee
Head of External Affairs, Nuclear New Build UK
EDF Energy
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