Blog posts by David Mann
The future of cities post-Covid and adapting local plans
Whatever you believe about the future of cities, local plans and planning have to find a way to be responsive if we are to create resilient communities.
2020 – quite the year
A review of 2020 is best summed up by the fact that I’m writing this post, not from my desk in the office, but from my son’s bedroom.
Local plans and the 15 Minute City
We believe that new approaches to local plans and community engagement are not just viable but a policy tool that can solve a number of pressing issues.
Our response to the Government’s Planning Consultation
dxw has responded to the Government’s planning consultation. We focussed on those areas we know well from our work with councils and MHCLG.
Leeds is now our official HQ
Since we opened a second office in Leeds, we’ve continued to expand beyond London so we’ve decided to make our Leeds office the official dxw HQ.
Orchestrating the recovery and learning from the past
Despite some great work in the coronavirus response, there are ominous signs that the crisis is undermining hard fought progress across the public sector.