Planning and Housing

by Nick Gallent  |  23rd May 2019

In 1973, Horst Rittel and Melvyn Webber published a paper in Policy Sciences contrasting the ‘tame’ problems of science (resolvable through the calm application of scientific rationality) with the ‘wicked’ problems of the social world. One of the ten reasons why social problems are often wicked – difficult to decode and resistant to any solution Read More

by Shaun Spiers  |  14th March 2018

Shaun Spiers argues that the although the UK Government's major overhaul of the National Planning Policy Framework is well-intentioned, the measures don’t go far enough.…Read more