Europe

The changing face of public realm

Can public realm find the balance between promoting a cultural community and being a development asset? Claire Dutch, planning partner at Hogan Lovells, assesses the issues

Developer attitudes to public realm have changed significantly in recent years. Long gone are the days of equating public realm with rudimentary landscaping in the gaps between the buildings. Public realm is now, more than ever, about creating a sense of place and community.

Sizable areas that are intended to be used, rather than just passed through, are becoming the centrepiece of schemes across London. And creativity plays a…

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