We must think local for a sustainable future

A balanced Covid-19 recovery is unattainable without investment in our towns and villages

4th April, 2021
We must think local for a sustainable future
Our town and village centres, such as Clonakilty in Cork (above), need architectural planning, expertise and excellence to become thriving economic hubs

The last year has seen huge changes in how we live, work and travel. While the debate about the long-term future of working from home continues, it is apparent that the Covid-19 pandemic presents an opportunity to reimagine our towns and villages. But this reimagining will not happen without investment and commitment from many stakeholders, primarily central and local government.

The historic and prolonged denudation and decline of our town and village centres risks being...

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