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RTPI Blog

  • Lessons from Hamburg
    Lessons from Hamburg 08 April 2019 Author: Kirti Chovisia

    A young planner brought back useful lessons from Hamburg after a study visit there sponsored by RTPI Yorkshire and Leeds Beckett University. More »

  • Life at the sharpest edge of Brexit
    Life at the sharpest edge of Brexit 02 April 2019 Author: Ian Tant

    RTPI President reflects on what the lack of a functioning government and Brexit uncertainty mean for Northern Ireland after a visit there last week. More »

  • Developing new towns the Chinese way
    Developing new towns the Chinese way 01 April 2019 Author: Rebecca Chu and Jie Li

    The use of development corporations in China and Britain show key differences. More »

  • Life at the top table - a day as a Chief Planner
    Life at the top table - a day as a Chief Planner 26 March 2019 Author: Victoria Vernon

    Victoria Vernon reflects on her experience in work-shadowing a Chief Planning Officer for a day to understand the challenges at senior levels in local government, thanks to an RTPI initiative. More »

  • The value of RTPI at MIPIM
    The value of RTPI at MIPIM 19 March 2019 Author: Ian Tant

    Presence at MIPIM marked the RTPI's first step this year onto an international stage in thought-leadership, says President Ian Tant who was there with Chief Executive Victoria Hills speaking up for planning. More »

  • Women in planning – perspectives from Westminster
    Women in planning – perspectives from Westminster 15 March 2019 Author: Aude Bicquelet-Lock

    We need a genuine institutional shift that integrates gender specific needs in planning policies, argues Aude Bicquelet-Lock. More »