Amanda Ellis on what livability means and why smaller cities and towns are thriving with regard to attractiveness for talent and investment.
Which place brand deserves to be celebrated for going the extra mile, e.g. by involving the community in its brand development? Expert panel shares eight examples.
Malcolm Allan on how places, in particular towns, cities and urban conurbations, can increase the resilience of their placemaking in the face of the existing and potential challenges of climate change.
Onur Eryüce on how Izmir in Turkey is practicing city diplomacy, and the benefits of open data and collaboration among cities for strengthening urban sustainable development.
Fred Kent on the need to build and strengthen the social fabric of communities by designing public spaces that bring people together and hence boost the local economy.