Let;s talk about the cost of Valentine’s day. Do you know where your flowers have come from? Pablo Escobar does! Is it really worth celebrating? Hint, if you want to avoid Valentine’s day completely, you can head to Brazil where it doesn’t exist!
Category: social value
It Costs Peanuts!
“Paid peanuts” means you get very little. “If you pay peanuts, you only get monkeys” means if you don’t pay much you don’t get quality. That’s not true of peanut butter, which is more valuable than you might think.
The Marble Arch Hill, a temporary tourist attraction divided opinion, tripled in cost, and resulted in heads rolling.
Why are green bridges an important part of building back better?
Could this council have done anything about the cost of the project before it doubled?
Fast fashion is becoming less fashionable. You need to know about the Sharing Economy.
Did you know the UK set a target for all new homes built to be zero carbon by 2016? Let’s talk about net zero carbon houses.
In March 2020, Whitney Council (Oxfordshire) and Earthwatch UK planted the first Tiny Forest in Britain. But how much did it cost?
Today I talk about the cost to build a football stadium, the decisions and cost drivers, and the social value associated with them, sometimes controversial, often refutable.
Urban waterways are effectively a local park, a local nature reserve. They provide a leisure asset that’s really close to home for millions and millions of people across the country.