1. Welcome from the Chair

2. Introduction from the Editors

3. The Academy in Action

4. Book review: Manchester Unspun
Nick Falk shares his thoughts on Andy Spinoza’s exploration of ‘pop, property, and power in the original modern city’

6. MyPlace & ArtPlace
Contributors share their reflections on housing and belonging

10. Co-housing Explained: In conversation with Charles Durrett
Andrew Bailie interviews Charles Durrett to understand more about co-housing, its origins and the importance of sharing.

16. Cities and communities: Deploying co-living to help strengthen community ties
Progressive developer Damien Sharkey turns his attention to high quality co-living communities.

19. Co-housing, co-living, and the search for neighbourly housing at scale
Neil Murphy considers the future of community-focused housing alternatives

22. Considerate Urbanism
Liane Hartley advocates for an experiential and emotional approach to the city.

24. Past, Present Tense, Future
Gary Duncan interrogates the direction of planning reform.

26. Meeting our Future Housing Needs
Janet Sutherland calls for a more inclusive conceptualisation of housing and homes to address our ageing population

28. Span Developments: A legacy of sociable housing
Maisie Zheng and Leyla Moy trace the history and legacy of Span Developments

32. The Siren Song of the Tiny House
Leyla Moy examines the rise of the tiny house, from subversive origins to commercial peak.

34. Urban Philosophy: Commodities
Resident philosopher Andreas Markides suggests the solution to the poor state of British housing may lie in our collective values.

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