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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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2009 – 2010 Flux Territories

2012

URBAN MORPHOLOGY: INCORPORATING COMPLEXITY & VARIATION

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

2011

Unplannable City – Approaches to Urban Emergence & Complexity (Exhibition in Mumbai @ Studio X)

Theme: Unplannable City – Approaches to Urban Emergence & Complexity Dates: 3 Sept 2011 – 17 Sept 2011 Lectures (3…

2011

The Big Move – 3rd space generation series 03

THE BIG MOVE – 3RD SPACE GENERATION SERIES 03 from softgrid_limited on Vimeo. Examining digital methodolgies to create responsive 3rd…

2011

The Big Move – 3rd space series 02

Redefining the links between the people of Jingdezhen and their place of residence after the affects of housing displacement. Student:…

2010

Allowing the Informal – Urban Block – 001

Situated within the thesis project based in Jingdezhen in China, this is part of a series of studies that explores…

2010

Emergent Ecologies – Layering Natural Habitats, Agriculture & Urban Density

Given the city’s next 5 year plan to expand its urbanised area West through policies encouraging urban growth specifically in…

2010

MAPPING & INDEXING – 3RD SPACE SERIES 01

A street level photographic mapping study of a large part of the city of Jingdezhen (China), leading to the selection…

2010

Stochastic Model for Node/Intersection Based Complex Street Patterns (Preliminary Version 01)

An early version of the node based stochastic search process scripted to generate rule based complex or informal street patterns…

CA with attractors/detractors

Student: Eric Cheung Studio Unit: 6 Tutor: Ulysses Sengupta (SoftGrid Limited) Course: Diploma in Architecture (Graduate School) Institution: University of…