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Forthcoming Issues

  • Waverley Station
    Rising passenger demand at Edinburgh's rail hub has provided the impetus for a new masterplan, we assess its impact on the Old and New Town's and the implications for future travel.
  • Council Housing
    Shifts in policy are fueling a new breed of public housing but is it enough to meet demand and of sufficient quality to stand the test of time? Will future generations look back on the present day as a 'golden age'?
  • Classical Edinburgh
    Urban Realm visits Colin McLean’s photographic exhibition of Neo-Classical architecture in the New Town to see how the World Heritage site has evolved over the past 50 years.
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery
    Aberdeen has ramped up efforts to bolster its cultural cache with the reopening of Aberdeen Art Gallery following a £24.6m redevelopment at the hands of Hoskins Architects. Has the city successfully made the switch from oil to oil painting?
  • Retirement Communities
    Abrupt demographic changes bode significant change in the years ahead sparking a new breed of retirement community to meet the needs of the over-55s. Might this point a way to resolving the housing crisis?
  • 3D Modelling
    Technological advances have taken the art of sketching a long way from the humble pencil but how is a new breed of software and systems influencing the process of design? We dissect the use of BIM and virtual reality to see how these new mediums are governing change.

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