RESEARCH & Essays
Research: Play Sufficiency and Neighbourhood Layout | 2018
ZCD Publication: This report for Wrexham County Council is a systematic mapping review of four neighbourhoods using previously researched techniques. The maps offer a unique way to visualise Play Sufficiency, a statutory duty for local authorities across Wales.
Essay: BIG Magazine
Essay on Christchurch Estate in Hackney for Harrow Council.
Research: Housing Design for Community Life | 2016
A ZCD Publication into social use of external space in ten recently completed developments across England. Please click on above image for more information.
Essay: Getting homes built | 2018
Essay on importance of designing for children. Published by Urban Design London. Please click on above image for more information.
Cities Alive | 2018
Reference to ZCD Research in this ARUP publication. Please click on above image for more information.
Research: Making Spaces for Play | 2017
NHBC Publication with ZCD Architects. Summary of Housing Design for Community Life. Aimed at house builders in England. Please click on above image for more information.
Essay: Chain Reaction: Neighbourhood Play | 2018
Chain Reaction is a series of essays discussing the question: Do buildings damage your health?
Research: Neighbourhood Design: What can we learn from working with children? | Current
ZCD Publication: This soon to be published report sets a clear agenda for child focused urban design, policies and participatory practice.