Fri 3 October 2008, Financial Times

Community crusader

By Graham Norwood
For someone so closely linked to English tradition, the Prince of Wales is an unlikely person to be challenging the way cities and towns are built around the world. Yet, while most US and European policymakers and property insiders fret about falling house prices and mortgage availability in their home markets, Prince Charles is devoting increasing amounts of time, and quite a few public speeches, to crusading for what he calls “place-making” in areas as far from Buckingham Palace as Jamaica, Sierra Leone and Beijing.