The Community Super Block

Tibbalds’ Senior Urban Designer Evelyn Wong has been inspired by the lockdown to develop an idea for creating ‘community super blocks’. Evelyn initially presented this idea as part of the NLA’s #BuildBackBetter series ‘Future streets in a post-pandemic London’ on June 18th, 2020. By Evelyn Wong At the start of lockdown, there was a very … Continue reading The Community Super Block

Child friendly places are the future

Tibbalds’ Associate Francis Moss reflects on a recent event in central London that encouraged children to engage in building and designing spaces, and wonders why thinking from a child's perspective isn't more prominent in making great places for everyone. By Francis Moss Ten years ago I moved to London and quickly became accustomed to squeezing … Continue reading Child friendly places are the future

Under the Flyover: connecting communities and humanising leftover space

Claire Perrott, Associate at Tibbalds, looks at the strategic potential for a London wide directive to use the spaces created beneath road flyovers to attract new uses and encourage connections between communities otherwise severed by roads.  Her ideas were developed as part of her participation in Future of London's 'Future London Leaders' course (Round 18).

What does the ownership effect mean at Tibbalds?

Hilary Satchwell a Tibbalds board director and EOT director reflects on taking part in the Ownership Effect Inquiry, with the results and report - The Ownership Dividend - published today by the Employee Ownership Association (the EOA). At Tibbalds we’ve been living and working with employee ownership for over 5 years and it’s had a … Continue reading What does the ownership effect mean at Tibbalds?

Busting the millennial myth – the power of purpose

The findings of an inquiry into the millennial generation’s attitude towards working in employee-owned businesses and how they can prosper in millennial’s hands was launched today. Lizzie Cowan and Darren Smith of Tibbalds, spoke at the launch event on how the findings of the report translate into day-to-day life at an employee-owned company such as … Continue reading Busting the millennial myth – the power of purpose