Better Regeneration By Nicholas Boys Smith (March 2014)
Our second research note, making the case for a revolving fund and a Social Impact Bond to improve approach taken to estate regeneration.
Our first report provoked very considerable publicity in press and discussion with politicians, officials & architects. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, backed our report and 'welcomed' replacing multi-storey blocks with terraced homes.
We were very pleased to be asked to conduct some of the research for the report of the Prince's Foundation for Building Community into what people want in the built environment and to speak at its launch.
Mount Pleasant Circus and Fleet Valley Gardens: A case study By Paul Murrain, David Taylor, Francis Terry and Nicholas Boys Smith (September 2014)
Co-published with the Legatum Institute, a study of our proposals for Mount Pleasant. Our approach attracted 99% local support as well as generating more value and more homes
Completing London's streets by Savills.
Nicholas Boys Smith and Paul Murrain from Create Streets contributed urban design and policy analysis to this report (January 2016)
Foresight, Tenacity, Vision: Essays to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1974 Housing Act with contributions from Graham Stewart and Nicholas Boys Smith (December 2014)
by Nicholas Boys Smith (February 2016)
A short version of our manifesto for a London Direct Planning Revolution
by Nicholas Boys Smith
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