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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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Monthly archives for November, 2014


Manchester Council Budget – Interactive Tool

Manchester Evening News recently asked where you would make the £59million in cuts to Manchester City Council’s current annual budget….


Applying the Three Ecologies [1989] – Felix Guattari

‘There is an ecology of bad ideas, just as there is an ecology of weeds.’ – Gregory Bateson We have adopted…