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Complexity, Planning & Urbanism

New MArch Atelier at the Manchester School of Architecture: Developing new theoretical approaches & computational tools using a complexity science framework (systems, self-organisation, emergence, intelligence, structural change, adaptation) for the design, management, governance and understanding of future cities related to climate change, citizen participation, development strategies, resilient interventions, policy making, urban morphology and capacity management.

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Yearly archives for 2012



This chapter Urban Morphology: Incorporating Complexity and Variation, has been available as part of the book Urban Change: The Prospect…


Street Life & the Informal – Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai

An experimental approach to urbanism that accepts the self organisational aspects of informal development in Mumbai and attempts to see…

European Urban Summer School 2012 – London

Eric Cheung & Ulysses Sengupta of Softgrid Ltd CONFIRMED FOR a series of Lectures and Workshops on New Computational Methods…


Spatial Computation for Emergent Environments: Experiments in New Approaches to Urbanism

An early experiement in using innovative communicative methodologies to understand and describe how computational techniques are potentially allowing designers to…