Placemaking and the United Kingdom’s Largest Housebuilders

Jones, Peter ORCID: 0000-0002-9566-9393 and Comfort, Daphne (2021) Placemaking and the United Kingdom’s Largest Housebuilders. Journal of Public Affairs, 21 (2). e2458. doi:10.1002/pa.2458

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The concept of place making has attracted growing attention as part of possible solutions to the shortage of new housing development in the UK and in the recent White Paper on the future of the planning system, the UK Government called for more attention to be given to placemaking. At the same time, place making has become an increasingly common element in the lexicon of the UK’s largest housebuilders. This commentary paper outlines some of the characteristics of place making, reviews how some of the UK’s largest housebuilders are addressing place making and offers some reflections on placemaking and the creation of new housing developments and communities.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Place Making; Large Housebuilders; Sustainable Development; Inclusion; Well-Being; UK
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD2350.8 Large industry, Factory system, Big business
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2020 11:44
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2023 09:12

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