A new podcast series to celebrate Mill Harbour, London’s new urban village.
The second in a three-part series, In Conversation With …Sandy Macaskill was the next instalment of thought-provoking conversations brought to life from The Blueprint by Ballymore podcast.
East London has long been a creative hub, but in recent years the world’s biggest cultural institutions have been opening outposts there, shifting the entire artistic axis of the city.
Head of Design Research at Universal Design Studio, the firm behind amenity design at Mill Harbour, Cathrin Walczyk joins journalist Becky Sunshine in conversation.
Interior designers Benningen Lloyd have created timeless interiors for Mill Harbour, designed around human needs rather than fleeting trends.
This episode looks at how we can make sure our global megacities keep humans at their heart, designing neighbourhoods around people rather than master plans, and ensuring mixed amenities are within easy reach.
Culture is one of the most powerful points of connection between people, and this episode considers the impact that the arts can have on urban communities, providing the glue that binds the fabric of our cities.
Cities can be the most inspiring and productive places on Earth to live, but they have come with health and wellbeing challenges in the past. This episode looks to the future of healthier cities, built to boost body and mind.
Our professional lives are changing dramatically, with a move towards flexible working shaking up the office as we know it. But it seems people will always need physical spaces to come together – this episode looks at this office of the future.
Sustainability is one of the biggest challenges as we grow our urban centers, and the solution seems to be a mix of good old green design combined with high tech innovation. This episode scours the world for best in class sustainable solutions.
Transport routes are the veins and arteries of our cities, but as urban areas balloon in size, this vital mobility infrastructure is under pressure. This episode looks to the future of urban transportation, and considers its vital role in a city’s success.