'My Edinburgh will...' - Edinburgh in the Year 2050
16 September 2018
Lucky visitors and residents in Edinburgh were invited recently to experience a taxi ride taking them on a tour of how Edinburgh might look in the year 2050. Read on for a glance into what could be in our city’s future, and be inspired by the Edinburgh of tomorrow…
Donald Anderson - Edinburgh's new Golden Age needs to include everyone #Edinburgh2050
10 April 2018
In our second #Edinburgh2050 blog post of 2018, Donald Anderson, former leader of City of Edinburgh Council, reflects on Edinburgh's past and shares his views on how the city must capitalise on its strengths to make life better for everyone.
Quality architecture is vital for the city's precious skyline #Edinburgh2050
13 March 2018
In our latest installment of the #Edinburgh2050 blog series, Rab Bennetts OBE from Bennetts Associate Architects tells us how we can shape the city's architecture for the future...
Jackie Brock - All children should have an equal chance to flourish #Edinburgh2050
11 January 2018
In our first #Edinburgh2050 blog of 2018 - and to mark the start of Scotland’s Year of Young People - we hear from Edinburgh based kids charity, Children in Scotland.
Alexander McCall Smith - Edinburgh now and in the future #Edinburgh2050
20 December 2017
In the latest of our #Edinburgh2050 blog series, renowned author Alexander McCall Smith tells us how we should preserve the authenticity of our city for years to come.
Michelle Fenwick - Providing opportunities for all young people is the right thing to do #Edinburgh2050
14 December 2017
In our latest installment of the #Edinburgh2050 blog series, Michelle Fenwick, Programme Manager for Developing the Young Workforce at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce reflects on the opportunities and challenges for the City on the road to 2050...
A thriving coastal city with wildlife and beaches on your doorstep #Edinburgh2050
12 December 2017
In the latest in our series of posts from thought leaders, scientists Larissa Naylor, James Fitton and Jim Hansom from the University of Glasgow join forces to share their vision for a sustainable city coastline.
Daisy Narayanan - I want to see active travel across the city become the norm #Edinburgh2050
23 November 2017
Daisy Narayanan, Deputy Director of Built Environment for Sustrans Scotland, gives her insights into how the city's transport infrastructure should develop to serve the Edinburgh of the future in the latest in our series of posts from thought leaders on the #Edinburgh2050 City Vision.
Amanda Tyndall - A collaborative, creative and sustainable future for Edinburgh #Edinburgh2050
02 June 2017
In our latest 2050 City Vision blog post, the Creative Director of the Edinburgh International Science Festival Amanda Tyndall shares with us what she believes Edinburgh should be like in the year 2050.
Paul Winkle – A sustainable city with sustainable skills #Edinburgh2050
23 May 2017
Paul Winkle, Scottish Business Director at EDF Energy, tells us what Edinburgh's energy sector could look like in 2050.
Manuela Calchini - Edinburgh should remain the jewel in Scotland's tourism crown #Edinburgh2050
14 April 2017
Manuela Calchini tells us what Edinburgh needs to do to remain a top tourist destination in 2050 and beyond...
Julie Davidson - Athens of the North as Disneyworld of the East? #Edinburgh2050
06 April 2017
There’ll be lots of changes to tell the great-grandchildren in 2050, says Julie Davidson
Graham Hill - Sustainable growth is key to Edinburgh's future success #Edinburgh2050
24 March 2017
In our latest instalment of the #Edinburgh2050 blog, Cities Director for Scotland at Arcadis Graham Hill tells us his vision for Scotland's capital in 2050...
Keith Anderson - Edinburgh should be “one city” for all its residents #Edinburgh2050
15 March 2017
In our latest installment of the #Edinburgh2050 blog series Keith Anderson, Chief Executive of Port of Leith Housing Association, tells us how we should create a city that works for everyone in 2050...
Scott Hastings - Edinburgh in 2050 should be Connected, Creative and Ambitious #Edinburgh2050
07 March 2017
In a special video edition of the #edinburgh2050 blog, rugby legend Scott Hastings tells us about his hopes and dreams for the city.
Graeme Jones - Hundreds of years of financial services and hundreds of years more #Edinburgh2050
24 February 2017
In our latest installment of the #Edinburgh2050 blog series Graeme Jones, Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, tells us what the future may hold for Edinburgh's banking industry...
The Edinburgh Makar - A Drama in Time #Edinburgh2050
20 February 2017
The Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca, brings a poetic touch to our #Edinburgh2050 blog series.
Hugh Rutherford - Edinburgh needs to be a city that is great to live, work and visit #Edinburgh2050
27 January 2017
Hugh Rutherford updates us on Edinburgh Business Forum's involvement in building a vision for the city.
June Peebles - Everyone in the city should enjoy being active #Edinburgh2050
11 January 2017
The Chief Executive of Edinburgh Leisure tells us how the city should make a move to become healthier and happier in 2050.
Julia Amour - let's capitalise on Edinburgh's Festival reputation #Edinburgh2050
05 January 2017
Julia Amour, Director of Festivals Edinburgh, tells us what she wants 2050 to look like for Edinburgh's Festivals.
Ella Simpson - This conversation is about the personality we want our city to have #Edinburgh2050
12 December 2016
Ella Simpson gives us her her insight into how Edinburgh's communities must work together to solve problems and overcome inequality.
Nick Stewart - Edinburgh should be a place full of music, arts and culture #Edinburgh2050
02 December 2016
Nick Stewart, manager of the Sneaky Pete’s music venue and campaigner for Music Is Audible, tells us why Edinburgh should be a creative hub in 2050.
Jamie Coleman - Edinburgh will be a global hub exporting digital goods #Edinburgh2050
25 November 2016
Jamie Coleman gives us his insights into the impact developing technology will have on Edinburgh's future.
Peter Proud - Edinburgh needs to be prepared for change #Edinburgh2050
23 November 2016
Cortex Founder and Managing Director Peter Proud tells us why Edinburgh needs to remain innovative to ensure it is still a successful city in 2050.
Councillor Lesley Hinds - Imagine what can change in the next 33 years #Edinburgh2050
10 November 2016
Councillor Lesley Hinds reflects on her time in Edinburgh City Council and looks forward to what Edinburgh could be like in 2050.
Portobello High School - City Vision is worthwhile endeavour #Edinburgh2050
07 November 2016
Alexander Fraser and Pippa Watson from Portobello High School tell us why a clear City Vision will benefit future generations.
David Gaffney - Our city should be clean, ambitious, healthy and multicultural #Edinburgh2050
03 November 2016
In the latest installment of the #Edinburgh2050 blog series, David Gaffney from Charlotte Street Partners tells us about his hopes for the city in 2050 and beyond.
Liz McAreavey - Edinburgh needs a clear vision for post-Brexit future #Edinburgh2050
21 October 2016
The Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce tells us why the city needs a bold and clear vision in a period of considerable change.
John Donnelly - A little ambition will go a long way to help Edinburgh grow #Edinburgh2050
13 October 2016
John Donnelly, Chief Executive of Marketing Edinburgh, tells us what he thinks Edinburgh must do to compete on a global stage.
Councillor Andrew Burns - As a city, we need to look ahead to the future #Edinburgh2050
04 October 2016
In the first of a series of blog posts about #Edinburgh2050 City Vision, Councillor Andrew Burns shares with us the reasons why Edinburgh needs to look ahead.