Archive for September, 2017

Activity in 2016/17

September 28, 2017

Here is a report on activity in the last year or so.  It is a draft and we invite participants in the activities to contribute comments, illustrations and links for an enriched edition.

The report summarises a large number of projects and outputs, concluding:

We are particularly pleased that

  1. This activity is becoming mainstream within the Bartlett School of Planning – no longer confined to individual, self-selecting, students opting to do such activity as extra-curricular pursuits but a core (i.e. compulsory) dimension in many postgraduate programmes and now also in undergraduate education. This mainstreaming is what “Public Engagement” always aimed at.
  2. It has become infectious. Just Space is actively engaged now in collaborations with the Bartlett DPU and UCL Geography and plays a central role as “client” in the innovative Engineering Exchange. Similar work is going on at Cass Cities and at LSE (RUPS).

Download the report (as a Word document) UCL colllaboration with community groups

Land value capture

September 9, 2017

2017: One of the groups of students in the UCL masters module Community Participation and City Strategies prepared a report Opportunity For Whom? How Communities Engage With Land Value Capture in Opportunity Areas The report can be downloaded here LVC_Group_Report 2017

The authors are Amy Curtis, Jessica Cargill ompson, Lidija Honegger, George Ka a, Wenlin Liu, Alessia Montero, David Mountain, Johanna Salmi and Naomi Seow. Tutorial support was by Jennifer Robinson and Joe Penney. Many Just Space member groups contributed views and experiences.