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Marc Vlessing by Peter Searle
A reconcilable difference: An interview with Marc Vlessing
Business & Enterprise | England | Interview | London | Marc Vlessing | Planning reform | pocket living | Policy & Politics | social democracy | UK

Marc Vlessing is a man in the middle – the chief executive and co-founder of a developer who wants to balance the competing social, political and cultural forces that make planning and building such an...

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  • Marc Vlessing is a man in the middle – the chief executive and co-founder of a developer who wants to balance the competing social, political and cultural forces that make planning and building such an arduous task in the UK, as he explains to Simon Wicks

    Marc Vlessing by Peter Searle
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  • The idealistic impulse of the ‘new town’ is being lost as time takes its toll and memories fade. Researcher Su Fitzpatrick is dedicated to recalling and preserving its original spirit, while ringing the changes of a great social and planning experiment