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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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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…

2015

Civic Chemistry – Desirability and Well-being Assessment Within Complex Urban Systems

Cities are complex dynamic systems consisting of millions of small individual factors working together in a chaotically interlinked way. Conventionally,…

2015

The Relationship Between Population, Regeneration And Waste Within East Manchester

Through mapping and research, we will begin to analyse the relationship between population, regeneration and waste within specific council wards…

An Application That Looks At The Issues Of Recycling And Development

    The aim of this application tool is to enable the residents of East Manchester to have a say…

2015

Linking Between Observational Scale & Surveyed Datasets

  Determining relationships between a human scale observation (building use) and large scale datasets (national survey at ward level) provides…

2015

Testing Densities

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

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…

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…