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Blogs transferred from the Peter Brett Associates (PBA) website.

  • World Water Day 2019

    World Water Day 2019

    Today is World Water Day, which focuses on the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030

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  • International Women's Day 2019

    International Women's Day 2019

    The theme for this year is #BalanceforBetter with the aim of creating a gender-balanced world

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  • How is our relationship with transport systems changing?

    How is our relationship with transport systems changing?

    We are living in times of immense change

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  • World Wetlands Day 2019

    World Wetlands Day 2019

    This Saturday is World Wetlands Day, which is celebrated every year on 2 February to mark the adoption of the Ramsar Convention in 1971

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  • Review of BEN Oxford to Cambridge Corridor Development Conference

    Review of BEN Oxford to Cambridge Corridor Development Conference

    The aim of the Oxford-Cambridge Corridor Development Conference was to discuss the key updates happening across the arc corridor from those in the know, and some of the challenges we face

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  • The future of GIS

    The future of GIS

    GIS Day is about raising awareness of how powerful GIS is in solving complex problems across multiple disciplines

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  • Budget 2018: a development & infrastructure view

    Budget 2018: a development & infrastructure view

    Whatever your views on Monday's Budget its clear it contained a lot of announcements that will influence the pace and direction of development and infrastructure improvement

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  • Planning for life beyond HS2

    Planning for life beyond HS2

    When HS2 was first presented, the concept was easy to grasp. Reduce travel times between London and the North—hey presto!

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  • BREEAM New Construction 2018 - Part Two

    BREEAM New Construction 2018 - Part Two

    The main driver for BREEAM has in the past been local planning policy

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  • Are we keeping pace with climate change?

    Are we keeping pace with climate change?

    While the UK experienced a hot, dry long summer it’s easy to forget that a few months ago parts of the UK were facing snow and ice from the ‘Beast from the East’

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  • BREEAM New Construction 2018 - Part One

    BREEAM New Construction 2018 - Part One

    The new BREEAM 2018 requirements will impact development viability and planning strategy. Richard Knight, PBA’s Environmental Assessment Knowledge Lead, explains why.

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  • Our changing relationship with transport

    Our changing relationship with transport

    The BBC website recently published two very interesting articles that seemed to be two sides of the same coin

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  • The importance of (women’s) networking

    The importance of (women’s) networking

    The fifth International Women in Engineering Day takes place on 23 June to raise the profile of women in engineering and the career opportunities available for girls

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  • New housing numbers and new population projections: all crystal clear now?

    New housing numbers and new population projections: all crystal clear now?

    The Government’s new method for assessing housing need is expected to come into force by the end of July

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  • Garden cities: do they have a future?

    Garden cities: do they have a future?

    The Garden Settlement movement remains on the tip of the tongues of anyone involved in trying to meet the Governments growth agenda

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  • An alumni’s day out: the Global Engineering Challenge

    An alumni’s day out: the Global Engineering Challenge

    The Global Engineering Challenge (GEC) is week-long project every first-year engineering undergraduate student at the University of Sheffield participates in

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  • Earth Day 2018: end plastic pollution

    Earth Day 2018: end plastic pollution

    Sunday 22 April is Earth Day, and 2018's theme is all about mobilizing the world to end plastic pollution

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  • The healthy garden city

    The healthy garden city

    With the connections between place, mobility, health and wellbeing now increasingly present in our policy conversations are we finally catching up with the Garden City pioneers?

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