RESEARCH & ESSAYS

RESEARCH & Essays

 
 
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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.


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Between Edges and Hedges | 2018


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.


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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.


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Essay: BIG Magazine

Essay on Christchurch Estate in Hackney for Harrow Council.