1. Book / Citymakers: Pragmatics of the Picturesque

    The Picturesque has come to influence how we look at and respond to the city. We investigate what the picturesque is, as both a theory of historic origins and as a practical design tool for urbanists

  2. Research / Universities as urban catalysts Urban opportunism and higher education

    Urban opportunism and higher education: How has one urban university, across multiple sites in London, evolved as both a patron of architecture and a participant in urban regeneration?

  3. Research / Sustainability Net Zero 2030

    Net zero in the city: call for projects for a GLA research paper that will guide London’s decarbonisation journey.

  4. Book / Citymakers: A new Urban Model

    Msheireb Downtown Doha has sought to engage with a growing Gulf city's local climate and culture. To better appreciate it, we explored it as a case study in urban change.

  5. Research / Making Heritage Work The National Gallery's front door

    The curious case of The National Gallery's front door: Considering the urban role of the cultural institution in the city.

  6. Research / Making Heritage Work Towards a better balance between heritage and growth

    Commissioned by Historic England, our report 'Towards a Better Balance between Heritage and Growth' addresses public concern that many historic places are being damaged by unsustainable development.

  7. Research / Sustainability Upfront Carbon

    Getting upfront with embodied carbon: a tool to empower designers at the beginning of building projects

  8. Book / Complex City

    Complex City is a detailed mapping of London’s historic layers, emerging from our work in characterisation studies. The book puts forward a new argument for character-based development.