Focussing on Place and Space
his selection of accessible resources aims to provide both breadth and depth to link different voices and ideas together and celebrate qualitative and creative insights on place and space.
Thinking differently about ‘slums' and 'shanty towns’
These resources offer an immediate support and long-term tool to challenge the use of terms such as 'slums' which often create bias and carry negative connotations.
Who benefits from urban regeneration schemes in UK cities? Case study: Cardiff Bay
As our understanding of urban regeneration grows, it is a good time to apply this understanding critically to real world examples, and to ask the question: who actually benefits?
Sustainability is at the centre of most syllabuses and we cannot discuss cities without their need to be sustainable: this list will allow you to challenge prejudices and investigate strategies implemented in different places.
Rio: Opportunities and Challenges
Rio de Janeiro provides the perfect case study to investigate urban change, oppression, opportunity: these resources will help you explore the topic with confidence and engage students.
Regeneration is seen as the answer to breathing life back into urban areas in decline, but as these resources will demonstrate, there is more to it than shiny new buildings, cafes and restaurants.
Rural Migration and the Growth of Megacities
For the first time ever, in 2007 the world became urbanised, with more people living in towns and cities than in the countryside. This list explores the reasons for this great migration.
Bristol: From ciggies and booze to high-tech hubs and creativity
Many lessons are taught about Bristol, often using the city as a case study at GCSE, but are we telling the full story?
Sustainable Urban Transport
These resources discuss how we must not settle for the dominance of the car and dare to dream of an alternative and offer a series of case studies of success stories worldwide.