Urban grit is about the practicalities of delivering high quality environments.
When it comes to the real world, finance, profit and delivery are essential parts of the process of regenerating existing places, or delivering new urban environments. It requires collaboration and determination to deliver high quality schemes. It is the grit, the practicalities of urban design that this blog focusses on. It will also (in due course) provide a database of case studies and project examples.
Urban design has been forging ahead in the 21st Century with a new emphasis being placed on quality of design and the delivery of better places. The quality of our environment is a very important aspect of life. It is a very exciting sector to be working in.