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The Importance of Place

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by Simon Marks - City Executive, Birmingham - Arcadis

Simon Marks is the City Executive for Arcadis responsible for over 350 staff in the Birmingham office. With 30 years construction and property experience Simon helps clients make the best of their built and natural assets in relation to achieving their vision, strategy and key priorities. He has led and delivered a range of projects across the public, private and infrastructure sectors and has a deep understanding of the housing and regeneration arena. Simon is a Board member of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership and Chair of the Executive Board of the City Centre Enterprise Zone.


How important are the places we interact with?

Places impact on the quality of people’s lives. Whether a park, a building, a town or city, people and communities thrive when the spaces in which they live, work, move and play are designed and managed in a way that best meets their needs. I wrote this paragrap...

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