Welcome to our blog: a combination of written comments and reflections, and “urban curiosities” – soundscapes and visual fragments of life in the cities I have visited, whether for professional or personal reasons.

If you have your own “urban curiosity” and would like to share it with us, please send us an email, and we will share it as an featured contribution!

Post-coronavirus: what next for urbanism and placemaking?

Urbanism is one of the few professions that considers the city holistically - so is uniquely-placed to help shape our post-pandemic world

Home-working: how not to break yourself

Tips for increased productivity and improved physical & mental health through good home-working practices,

How can neuroscience help urbanists and urbanism?

We shouldn't feel constrained by lack of scientific knowledge - organisations like Conscious Cities are helping create a knowledge bridge

Dance to El Gas, Puebla, Mexico

Every morning the city of Puebla in Mexico resonates to the arrival of ‘El Gas’ – the truck gangs that supply the city's bottled gas and compete for the best tune to announce their arrival...