Manufacturers, academics and policy makers recently joined us and FRSAs Patrick Grant and Francesca Froy to discuss the role of making in communities. Here are five takeaways from the discussion in Manchester.
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After attending a recent RSA US Future of Work conference, Head of RSA Scotland, Jamie Cooke, reflects on Pittsburgh's come-back story: a post-industrial city that has managed to create a vision for a bright new future based ...
We’ve lost sight of the role of making stuff in communities, but it is part of creating vibrant economies where money, knowledge and resources flow.
After years of decline, manufacturing could be making a return to the cities of Europe. Senior Researcher at the RSA Josie Warden compares Brussels, London and Rotterdam identifies the common experiences and challenges faced ...
On #LondonHistoryDay we take a look at the past, present and future of London's garment manufacturing
Mark Brearley, co-owner of London manufacturer Kaymet, explains that production still has a place in the capital
Despite significant changes to the scale and makeup of manufacturing in the three cities, manufacturing still has an important role to play in the economic and social fabric of cities
We’ve mapped London’s makers and industrial spaces so that you can explore how much manufacturing takes place in your local area.
19th March 2018
RSA Historian in Residence Anton Howes explores why wood was in such short supply in eighteenth-century England, what this meant for the country and how the Society tackled the crisis.