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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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Architecture Planning & Complexity

2016

Network Flow Analysis

Network Flow Analysis is a method to examine¬†flow through networks. In Graph Theory (mathematical structures used to model pairwise relations…

2016

Epidemiology in Urbanism – Student Population & the Manchester Corridor

Since epidemiology is a scientific, systematic approach to collect, analyse and interpret data, we can borrow it from public health…

2014

Time travel in the North West

Excerpt from the Government Office for Science Foresight group on their Future of Cities blog. Reference to our (Rob &…

2014

RIBA Think Piece: Convergent City – Imagining Planning in a Digitised Future

“Whilst current smart city innovations are almost exclusively focused on harnessing big data and new technologies to improve city services…

2014

Smarter City – Future Tools for Urban Change

  Want a smarter city? Then it’s time to indulge in time travel A new planning tool in development will…

Michael Weinstock Keynote: AESOP Planning & Complexity 12_Confronting Urban Planning & Design with Complexity

Michael Weinstock Keynote: AESOP Planning & Complexity 12 Confronting Urban Planning & Design with Complexity: Methods for Inevitable Transformation Recent…

2014

Round Table with Michael Weinstock, Michael Batty & Gert de Roo: AESOP Planning & Complexity 12

AESOP Planning & Complexity 12: Confronting Urban Planning & Design with Complexity: Methods for Inevitable Transformation ROUND TABLE: Professor Michael…

2013

CALL FOR PAPERS!

Confronting Urban Planning and Design with Complexity: Methods for Inevitable Transformation AESOP Planning & Complexity The members of the thematic…