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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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ulysses sengupta

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

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…

Manchester Piccadilly 2050

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

2014

Complexity Planning & Urbanism (CPU) – New M.Arch Atelier at the Manchester School of Architecture

COMPLEXITY, PLANNING & URBANISM (CPU) INTRODUCTION Complexity, Planning & Urbanism (CPU) is a new M.Arch atelier. It develops advanced computational…

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

Designing Cities with the Informal in Mind

This video is part of a final year masters/postgrad diploma¬†project by James Rixon at the University of Nottingham. The aim…

2013

AESOP SELF-ORGANIZATION & SPATIAL PLANNING 11: In Depth Analysis

It was a pleasure to meet the Complexity in Planning family at the 11th meeting on Complexity and Planning, where…