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5 LEADERS
Holiday over for short-term letting?
Choosing growth

7 IN PICTURES
RIBA National Awards: London winners

10 RICHARD ROGERS
Architecture lifts the spirits when buildings
rise above stars

12 OPINION
Marnix Elsenaar: Quit blaming and get building; Jo Valentine: The Help to Buy smokescreen;
Michael Bach: Short-term lets in London; the Prince’s Foundation: Mid-rise housing
has a key role to play; Martin Goodall: Common sense about the Green Belt; Helen Marcus: Thames Tideway Tunnel and flooding; Ike Ijeh: The contradictory Mr Rees; Lee Mallett: The healing power of design;

20 BRIEFING
In the year to March 2014, residential decisions increased by 8 per cent;
22 Planners and developers urged to consider local character; Application approvals unchanged since NPPF, say Turley; Shopping preferences

24 QUEEN’S SPEECH VOX-POP
What they said about the Queen’s Speech: BPF, Pinset Masons, Martin Goodall, CBRE, CBI, London First, RIBA

27 ¡PILLO!

28 LONDON PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Foreign investment in our ‘World City’ – and how we can now build tall: Yolande Barnes of Savills ,pdf and Jane Richards of WSP .ppt .pdf

31 IN PICTURES
Skyscrapers

32 LONDON FIRST
London Plan should include a new policy on densification; Put the Mayor in charge of Old Oak Common; TfL/Network Rail launch new consultation on Crossrail 2

34 CLIPBOARD

36 ANDY ROGERS
Planning by Numbers

37 THE HOUSING CRISIS
Claim and counter claim: Peter Eversden

40 CPRE’s VIEWS
Seeking neighbourhood liveability for all:
Rosalie Callway

44 SUPERDENSITY can reinforce street life, &
46 SUPURBIA: intensifying the suburbs
Ben Derbyshire .pdf

48 NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING
takes root in London: Oliver Jefferson .pdf

50 2014 WOLFSON ECONOMICS PRIZE
Where’s ‘Next’ for London: James Gross and Jenni Montgomery .pdf

54 HEALTH AND PLANNING
Tackling wellbeing and health inequalities through planning: Michael Chang, Sam Cuthbert, André Pinto and Rachel Flowers .pdf

56 PLANNING FOR AN AGEING POPULATION
Roger Battersby

59 ODOUR IN PLANNING
New IAQM Guidance on Odour Assessment for Planning: Dr Jon Pullen .pdf

61 BOOKS
Lee Mallett on Shaping the City; Duncan Bowie on Olympic Housing; Frank Duffy on Cubed; Brian Waters on The Other Side of Eden .pdf

65 PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT REFERENCE GUIDE
Contacts in all London boroughs
– sponsored by Colliers International

69 EIAs AND PLANNING
Reducing the ‘burden’ of EIA on the planning system: Tom Wells

73 PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT REFERENCE GUIDE
Contacts in all London boroughs – sponsored by Colliers International.pdf

70 SHAPING LONDON
New town centres and an old sense of place: Sir Terry Farrell

79 ADVICE
Consultants and services.pdf

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