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Entries from July, 2018

Aurora Spotlights - July 2018

Aurora Spotlights - July 2018

In our March Spotlights, we were snowed in and reflecting on how different countries managed their snow clearing processes; now we’re in the midst of a heatwave.  That brings new challenges in terms of climate change adaptation and the need to tailor our infrastructure to ensure water supplies are maintained, update our housing stock to not just retain heat but also incorporate cooling mechanisms, and manage our land very differently.  And apparently this year is just the start of many a long hot summer to come…  

But for what’s hot in planning this month read on below…

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Make places not war

Make places not war

We recently had the pleasure of supporting JHPlanning’s conference on the implications of community asset transfer for property and planning professionals, which generated some great discussion on how community ownership of land and buildings can contribute to better placemaking. For a summary of some of the ideas put forward, read on below…

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