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Keep it simple FMs are told at MEFMA Conference

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There's a direct correlation between weak service delivery and dissatisfied customers, explains Professor Michael Pitt (UCL Bartlett School of Graduate Studies) at MEFMA’s 2012 Conference. Read: Construction Week

Empowered citizens or hopeful bystanders?

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The new political appetite for 'localism' in town planning has triggered anxiety within local communities and amongst those charged with making it work, according to new a study led by Professor Nick Gallent (UCL Bartlett School of Planning). Read: Physorg

Changes needed to build up rental market

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With rapid urbanization increasing the demand for housing, the real challenge is the provision of housing for the medium and low-income population, says Professor Fulong Wu (UCL Bartlett School of Planning). Read: China Daily (Hong Kong)

Holding a Torch for London

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"Olympic Games involve an enormous investment of capital into huge facilities that create over capacity. [But] what do you do with the venues if there is no demand," asks Dr Nikos Karadimitriou (UCL Bartlett School of Planning). Read: Wall Street Journal

The green economy: blessing or curse?

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Technology and a fixed price on carbon is the solution to preventing the current economic situation from shifting priorities away from the green economy, says Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute). Read: Telegraph 

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