27 Apr '16, 3pm

Really pleased to launch our #Birmingham #CitySummit2016 report with 13 great #city #breakthrough ideas

Really pleased to launch our #Birmingham #CitySummit2016 report with 13 great #city #breakthrough ideas

"As the Council Leader John Clancy has said, the Summit was designed primarily to help Birmingham tackle some of its most pressing built environment challenges. How do we deliver sustainable new development at the rate and scale required? How do we address the huge fuel poverty and retrofit problem? How do we integrate nature into the city? To illustrate the challenges, delegates visited some diverse sites: Eastside and Curzon, the soon-to-be landing point for High Speed 2; Icknield Port Loop, a derelict industrial canalside site to be developed into a mixed-use family neighbourhood; and Druids Heath, a 1970s high rise housing estate in serious need of refurbishment. Birmingham is not alone. Whilst all cities have unique characteristics, the challenges we grappled with are – to a greater or lesser extent – also faced by other cities, and by an industry that should be part ...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/resources/publication/breakthrough-b...

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