The sixth in our blog series about project ‘Future of the High Street’ — openly sharing the evolving project and process, our learnings and findings. This month — we explore the ‘collaborative evaluation’ approach and 5 indicators of project ‘success’ we’ve developed to guide our on-going project decision-making, as well…

These were the questions we first asked during a conversation between the Edinburgh Futures Institute and Edinburgh Living Lab at the University of Edinburgh, Jacobs, the City of Edinburgh and Sustrans in late 2019. This conversation evolved into a project around the Open Streets programme in Edinburgh, and subsequently the…

Dalry Road high street, Edinburgh (illustration: Jenny Elliott)

The first in our blog series about project ‘Future of the High Street’ — openly sharing the project and process, our learnings and findings.

The high street is the heart of many communities. Not just a local centre of economic activity and hustle and bustle, it is also a social…

Illustrator Jack Daly‘s interpretation of Sally’s future vision for how a Smart Places approach could improve future places. Scroll down to read about the thinking behind Jack’s visual response to the article.

Article 7 of 7 in the Smart Places illustrated blog article series featuring thought pieces from a diverse line up of thinkers, practitioners, experts and leaders in this field. View the other articles here, or find out about the full programme of events.

The COVID emergency has brought many challenges…

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