01. Introduction The Future World About Me About the Book 02. Cities and Districts The Urban Village Two sides of a city Unique Identity Ranking Cities' Liveability Geography The Global Property Market Investor and Seasonal Cities Slums and our Cities The Best and worst 03. Masterplanning Right Mix of Property Uses Critical Mass Phasing and Implementation The Various Stages of Development Pioneer Stage Building a Place Brand A Global Study of Masterplans 04. Living / Residential variety of unit TypoLogy Podium Design Outside space Amenities Facilities Services 05. Working / Offices The evolution of the modern office The Multifaceted Corporate Office Diversity in Office Design Enabling Office Diversity Members' Clubs and Hubs 06. ?Shopping / Retail Impact of internet retailing Shopping Centres vs The High Street Clone Towns Independent Retail Diversity of Retail Offer Markets Retail Theatre, Curatorship and Events 07. Art and Culture Using Culture to Seed Regeneration Embedded Art Sculpture Graffiti Urban Intervention 08. Meanwhile Use Meanwhile Residential Uses Meanwhile Retail Uses Meanwhile Office Uses Activating Un-let Units Temporary Pop-Up Events 09. Conclusion Choosing our future
David Twohig has worked on major urban regeneration projects in Europe, Russia and Asia. David started his career working for one of the most prominent property companies in Ireland before moving to Shanghai in 2005. As Head of Development for China's largest Western-managed development company he worked on a number of significant mixed-use projects, including the 45 million sq ft eco-city at Dongtan. In 2008 David was invited to work on the largest planning application ever secured in London at the iconic Battersea Power Station. Today David continues in his role as Head of Design and Placemaking for the Battersea Power Station Development Company, spearheading design on what is one of the highest profile urban regeneration projects anywhere in the world.