closing streets so that they can be used by pedestrians is a great way to make a liveable city
If you are in London this summer, take the chance to experience beautiful Regent Street without traffic! A Summer Streets event will take place every Sunday in July 2013 (7th, 14th, 21st, 28th) the street will be closed to traffic between 11am and 6pm on each of the pre-arranged dates.
Seeing the city in a new light
There is a lot of interest surrounding the competitiveness of global cites, firstly there are few truly global cities and London is in among the top five. Altering the way people use, or can use city streets, invites new experience and interpretation of spaces. Our experience in other major international cities has shown that temporary interventions introduce people to architecture they never knew existed; they can look up without fear of being hit by a moving vehicle. Visitors to these spaces are often struck by…
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