RESEARCH & ESSAYS

RESEARCH & Essays

 
 

Research: Neighbourhood Design: Working with children towards a child friendly city | 2019

ZCD Publication: This report provides new evidence, urban design and participatory guidance to achieve child friendly city objectives.


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Between Edges and Hedges | 2018

Interview for Harrow Council on designing for children and people.


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.


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Essay: BIG Magazine

Essay on Christchurch Estate in Hackney for Harrow Council. 


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The Housing Design Handbook | 2018


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?


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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.