Love Meanwood: Community as Designers

Love Meanwood is a community lead project that aims to enable and empower people to take part in improving their local environment. Meanwood is a suburb of north-east Leeds known for its park, beck, urban farm and community spirit. I got involved in the project in November through my placement at Lemon Balm, who are […]

North End – Interdisciplinary Masterplanning Workshop

To ease us back into the new term, the first three days after our Christmas break were spent working in a team with architects to produce a masterplan for the new North End Urban Village in the north of Leeds. North End is an island cut off from the rest of the city by fast […]

Urban Scandinavian Childhoods

In the United Kingdom we live in a risk adverse society, especially when it comes to children in our cities. This is worrying as 60% of urban dwellers in 2030 will be under the age of 18 and our young people are the future, so what are we doing to create child friendly cities? On […]

Cirencester Town Centre

Cirencester is a Gloucestershire town within the Cotswolds AONB. It has a wealth of history particularly during Roman Britain when the town was second only to London. In the present day, it is the self-proclaimed heart of the Cotswolds. At the heart of Cirencester is the market place which has been home to a market […]