By Christine Toner The article is available at Move Commercial website here. It was first published by Move Commercial Magazine, issue 38, which is available online.
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by Laura Brown Can we really build our own city? Laura Brown talks to Kate Stewart from the Flyover project about why this might be the first step towards urban planning that’s healthy, happy and designed by us, for us… Starting things on a downer is always, as they say, poor form, but here goes. […]
by Steven Carson Two of Liverpool’s iconic buildings are set to shine on LightNight. The Bluecoat and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral have been announced as the secret locations for this years light projections. From 9.30pm on LightNight the two light projections will shine a spotlight on two beautiful buildings; the Bluecoat, the oldest Grade 1 listed […]
(Relaxnews) – Liverpool is hoping to follow in the footsteps of New York by creating its own ‘High Line’ stretch of panoramic urban parkway from a concrete flyover. The UK city’s transport structure currently functions as a series of elevated roads, but the Council is planning to demolish it at an estimated cost of £4 […]
Campaigners have succeeded in their first step to turn a derelict flyover in Liverpool, UK, into an urban sky park. Over £40,000 has been raised through Spacehive, the world’s first civic crowdfunding website. Pledges made through the portal are philanthropic on the basis that projects have to be for the public good. “We are delighted […]
by Jonathan Brown If the urban planners had had their way in the 1960s motorway traffic would have thundered along elevated highways above the streets of Liverpool on its way to the Mersey docks. Luckily it never happened. Today all that is left of that brutal concrete vision are two inner city flyovers – widely […]
by Rory Stott Thanks to a group called Friends of the Flyover, Liverpool has become the latest city with aspirations to build its own High Line-style elevated parkway. The group have raised over £40,000 on the civic crowdfunding website Spacehive to conduct a feasibility study on the elevated Churchill Flyover, with the aim of creating […]
by Grace Nolan Campaigners have succeeded in their first step to turn a derelict flyover in Liverpool into an urban sky park. Over £40,000 has been raised through Spacehive, the world’s first civic crowdfunding website. Pledges made through the portal are philanthropic on the basis that projects have to be for the public good. The […]
by Chris Michael and Elena Goodinson From pedestrian bridges to city centre waterslides, sculpture parks to public pianos, here are some of the smartest and wackiest crowdfunded projects for urban improvement The Luchtsingel complex in Rotterdam includes a rooftop vegetable garden and park connected to the centre of the city by a 390m wooden pedestrian […]
by Paul Bailey Crowdfunding actual urban projects, like bridges (done) or potholes (not yet), is a controversial idea – but one thing is clear: having movie stars on board is no guarantee of success Helena Bonham Carter was effusive: “This project is so exciting!” She and her husband, Tim Burton, were celebrity supporters of what […]