Samuel Hughes is a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange and a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He took two degrees at Oxford and a PhD at Cambridge, and has spent time as a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo, the Humboldt University of Berlin, and the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame. He was the research assistant of the chairs of the Building Beautiful Commission, Sir Roger Scruton and Nicholas Boys Smith. Samuel’s focus at Policy Exchange is on understanding why the quantity and quality of new homes and neighbourhoods is so inadequate, and on developing policy instruments to improve them.
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by Samuel Hughes | Feb 17, 2021Related Content Enabling streets to control their own development Britain needs more housing. But, so often, local residents justifiably believe that new housing in their area means a loss of public goods and amenities for them. This has led to a zero sum struggle...
by Samuel Hughes | Aug 6, 2020Related Content New public polling commissioned by Policy Exchange has found a preference for traditional hospital design that favours natural light and private rooms. This work in hospital design is part of a bigger project looking at the future of the hospital in...
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