The last few years have been a time of unprecedented change. Brexit, the Covid pandemic and the increasing urgency of the climate crisis have accelerated changes already underway and effected new developments in our economy and how we use our towns and cities.
In a series of article and conversations we will look at how our built environment is evolving to respond to these changes, whether that is repurposing existing buildings or regenerating brownfield land. We also consider the economic transformations taking place and the new industries and markets that will help us to recover from Covid, deliver net zero and create growth and prosperity.
Scotland's Urban AGE 2022
Scotland's Urban AGE 2022 is a major academic study of the AGE cities (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh) authored by a team led by Professor Brian Evans from Glasgow Urban Lab and commissioned by Brodies, AAB and Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh Chambers of Commerce. The research has identified that the future success of our cities requires some radical new thinking. You can read the full report and the executive summary below.