Martina Sechi, Associate and Head of Landscape & Townscape Assessment, discusses which barriers lie in the way of “tall” buildings in UK cities.
A year after the publication of the Planning the Future White Paper (August 2020), it seems the right time to re-evaluate where we are with the professional tools that are associated with the delivery of the planning reform. This is particularly key now that the Environment Bill was updated in September and the Brexit withdrawal process is in full swing.
When the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was launched in 2019 the hopes of many landscape architects were dashed on discovering that neither Green Belt ‘openness’, or ‘valued’ landscape were further explained or defined.
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