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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 April, 2015

2015

Testing Densities

The project aims to create volumetric density and programmatic variety – to provide a space for living, working and visiting…

Experimental Housing Typology for Miles Platting

  Proposed scale of new development based on existing site build. Creating appropriate streetscape by incorporating lower floors for retail….

Space Event Movement

Miles Platting is undergoing a huge transformation. Currently, it is a quiet residential family-based neighbourhood and I wish to maintain…

One Rochdale Park – Low Energy Housing within an Ecological Landscape

A master planning of a zero carbon urban housing scheme on the site of the former Jackson’s Brickwork in Newton…

The Learning Stack – Recognisable Reconfigurable Cultural Interventions

A new building type; the Learning Stack. Using computational methods I am exploring how buildings can be designed using a…

Ecological Corridor – Miles Platting

According to the research of East Manchester in the last project, Miles Platting is now suffering a series of high level issues in terms of education, public health, etc. These issues can be linked to the ecological strategy and, to some degree, can be solved by setting up…

Alternative Transport Choice Hubs for Resilient Transport Networks

The aim of this project is to create a multi-choice transport in Manchester by joining together the currently separated transport…

Master-planning Holt Town – Adaptability Not Visions

Using mixed hybrid typologies, I intend to address the issues raised with Holt Town’s previous master-planning proposals which provided a…

Future Trajectories of East Manchester

This project uses future scenarios identified by the MCC for 2027 and the Government Office for Science for 2040-2065 to…

Manchester Piccadilly 2050

The aim of the project is to examine the future adaptation of Manchester Piccadilly station in the context of the…