Stronger communities and more pleasant environments are at the heart of a green recovery, and transforming city life must play a key part in achieving that. But what would this look like? Think tank Common Wealth has collaborated with the Architectural Association to visualise how a Green New Deal-led recovery could transform Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city and host to COP26 in November this year. The street view shows how a street layout can look that isn’t adapted around cars, with thriving shops and community services, and a green buffer zone in which trees not only absorb CO2 and protect ...


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