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Tag Archives: Greater Manchester
Viable Future Mark: the first five awards
We are delighted to announce the launch of The Viable Future Mark. This award is being given to groups and organisations whose work is consistent with our vision of a Viable Greater Manchester. Viable Greater Manchester means a post-growth society … Continue reading
Consultation Response: Places for Everyone
Here is Steady State Manchester’s response to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s strategic spatial plan: Places for Everyone, formerly the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. We have assessed the plan on the basis of its soundness (for the criteria set out … Continue reading
Posted in Greater Manchester City Region, news, Planning Tagged GMSF, Greater Manchester, Places for Everyone, Planning, Spatial Framework 3 Comments
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy?
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy? Mark H Burton 1 Download it as a pdf file instead. Much has already been written about the prospects for the future of economic, social and ecological … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, economics, re-localisation, Viable Economy Tagged city region, Covid-19, Greater Manchester, Green Deals, Mark Burton, pandemic, re-localisation, resilience, The Meteor, viable economy 8 Comments
Imagining an alternative future for Greater Manchester
By Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan reposted from Greater Manchester Housing Action website, 11 March, 2020 For some years now, Greater Manchester has been trying to agree a grand plan for land use: the Spatial Framework. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), … Continue reading
People’s Spatial Framework: A Letter from the Future
People’s Spatial Framework: A Letter from the Futurei. Dear Greater Mancunians, The lovely, liveable, City of Greater Manchester Download pdf version We are writing to you from 2035, and are delighted to tell you that Greater Manchester has been transformed … Continue reading
Posted in cities, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester City Region Tagged bioregion, Carolyn Kagan, climate change, Greater Manchester, letter from the future, Mark Burton, People's Spatial Framework, Planning, polycentric city, rurban, Spatial Framework, system shock, transition, Zero Carbon 6 Comments
A Green New Deal for Greater Manchester? Workshop report.
On 16 December we held a workshop to look at the prospects for a “Green New Deal” tailored to the needs and realities of Greater Manchester. As is our usual style, the major part of the event was group discussion … Continue reading