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Freedom of the city?

Words: George Weeks
Skateboarding at sunset

Are we designing young people out of our cities? We asked two young planners and listened to a talk by a teenage skater who successfully campaigned to save the Southbank skate park in London

George Weeks is an urban designer at Transport for London and RTPI London communications representative. “I am totally convinced that most grown-ups have completely forgotten what it is like to be a child between the ages of five and 10. I can remember exactly what it was like. I am certain I can” – Roald Dahl, Boy – Tales Of Childhood Had Roald Dahl devoted himself to urban planning,........
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