The Skylines Podcast
September 10, 2019
In defence of... Telford
A Shropshire pad.
July 18, 2019
How the Essex new town of Harlow is rediscovering its founding ideals
June 26, 2018
New towns like Basildon started as a utopian dream. So what happened?
Christopher Ian Smith
Basildon is complicated.
December 19, 2017
Inside Antigone, Montpellier’s postmodern dystopia
Who knew that naming things after tragic heroines would end badly?
November 8, 2017
I spent an afternoon exploring Milton Keynes. Here’s everything I learned
An American city that got lost on its way to Ohio.
October 27, 2017
In 1948, the UK government produced a propaganda cartoon to sell New Towns, and it is mindblowing
January 24, 2017
Fifty years on, has Milton Keynes lived up to its utopian ideals?
Half a century of concrete cows.
October 26, 2016
The decision to expand Heathrow is a betrayal of the Attlee government's New Towns programme
“To create jobs in Berkshire, it will take jobs from Sussex.”