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Currrent PhD research in the Department

Name

Supervisor

Research Title

Abdou,Ibrahim Hany Mohamed Anwar

 

 

 

 

 

Nick Simcik-Arese

 

 

 

 

 

Cairo’s Vacant Houses: Trajectories of accumulation, regulation, and improvisation

Abusaada, Nadi N H

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Constructing the Palestinian City Urban Transformation in Jaffa and Nablus, 1882-1948, in an Imperial Landscape

 

 

 

 

 

Acharya, Prachi 

 

 

 

 

 

Emily So

 

 

 

 

 

Housing for Welfare in India: Implementing the world’s largest low-income self-help scheme in flood-prone regions

 

 

 

 

 

Aitkenhead,Sam

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

The Environmental Impacts of Designing out Friction in the Home

Al Asali, Mohammad

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Craft, construction and structure of thin tile vaults

Alkatlabe,Karam

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Simcik-Arese

 

 

 

 

 

Rebuilding Syria: What is the future of housing and informal settlements in post-war Damascus in light of the current reconstruction process?

 

 

 

 

 

Batley, Amy Elizabeth

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Terrorism in European cities: identity, division and conflict

Bin Shabib,Rashed

 

 

 

 

 

Nick Simcik-Arese

 

 

 

 

 

Al-Karamah, Activism and the cause of Arab Architects

Boldina, Anna

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Urban Hiking. Factors that can persuade pedestrians to choose more physically challenging routes in urban environment, in connection with their physical abilities.

Bowering, Theodora Frances

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Ageing and the City

 

 

 

 

 

Celebi,Fatma Beyza

 

 

 

 

 

Felipe Hernandez

 

 

 

 

 

The in between of architecture and psychoanalysis; understanding unconscious experiences in urban spaces in Istanbul

Choma, Joseph

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Fold Finding

 

 

 

 

 

Collins, Michael Richard

 

 

 

 

 

Felipe Hernandez

 

 

 

 

 

The transformative potential of urban agriculture: Re-framing architectural theory and practice

Debnath, Ramit

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Invisible drivers of energy demand in poverty. Effect slum rehabilitation on household electricity demand and well-being

 

 

 

 

 

Denman, Steve

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Urban analytics and modelling

Derbal,Mohamed

 

 

 

 

 

Maximilian Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Space, Time and Community: German architectural discourse and the search for national unity, 1890-1914

El Chami, Yasmina Carole

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Constructing Beirut: Missionary Education and the Project of the City in Nineteenth Century Lebanon

 

 

 

 

 

Fang, Zhou

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Revisit cities with computer vision: a novel deep learning powered 
framework for urban fabric analysis

 

 

 

 

 

Gambill,Vendela

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Regeneration in the Old Kent Road Opportunity Area: planning applications and computable general equilibrium models

 

 

 

 

 

Gatóo Jiménez De Laiglesia,Ana

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Digital timber for affordable housing

 

 

 

 

 

Gin,Yelda

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Innovative Use of Earthen Building Technologies for Emerging ArchitectureProposed

Goh,I-Dec

 

 

 

 

 

Ronita Bardhan

 

 

 

 

 

Objectification of Design Through Machine Learning: An unbiased deep generative framework for architectural design

Gunawardena, Kanchane Randev Akmimana

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Green walls

Gutierrez, Maria Paz

 

 

 

 

 

Emily So

 

 

 

 

 

Exploring the use of 3d printed agrowaste as construction material for resilience in zones under riverine inundation risk

 

 

 

 

 

Hamilton,Charles Martin Max

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Mass Transit in Small to Medium Sized Cities

Hu,Yu

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

Human-Centered City: Technological Implications for Designing Future Cities

Huss, Michal Ruth

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Walking through Contested Landscapes: The Spatial Aesthetics of Refugee-Guided Tours

Hussein, Ahmed Aly Mohamed Elhusseiny

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy Pullan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cairo Negotiated: Investigating the Ashwā'iyyāt (informal settlements) through the dynamics of construction

 

 

 

 

 

Khaldi, Yasser Majdi

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Governing Renewable Energy Transition in Conflict Contexts: The Case of Palestine

 

 

 

 

 

Lee, Bing-Tao

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Biophilic Design and Mental Wellbeing: The Impact of Nature in Architecture on Positive Emotions and Prosocial Behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

Li, Dan

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Urban landscape design and wellbeing

 

 

 

 

 

Li, Xin

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Urban densification and social capital: neighbourhood restructuring in China

 

 

 

 

 

Li,Yufei

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

Mapping the Otherness: Translation of Cultural Representation in Contemporary Cinematic Urban Landscape between East and West

Llano Valencia,Mariana

 

 

 

 

 

Felipe Hernandez

 

 

 

 

 

Coloniality, Whiteness and Masculinity in Modern Urban Planning in Latin America using Cartagena, Colombia as a case study

 

 

 

 

 

Luo, Yusi

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Housing Tenure Choice of Young Graduates in England

 

 

 

 

 

Ma,Yaotian

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding the Evolution of Land Values at the Site Level The Case of Beijing

 

 

 

 

 

McDonagh,Eimar Elizabeth

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Menuge

 

 

 

 

 

The Rise and Fall of the Marble Industry in England (1748-1914)

Mitcheltree,Heather Day

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Within these walls: towards an evidence-based understanding of the accommodation and support needs of women within domestic and family violence shelters in Victoria, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

Mizrokhi, Ekaterina

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Life in Anachronistic Space: Awaiting Demolition in Moscow's Soviet-era Standardised Housing

 

 

 

 

 

Palate, Savia

 

 

 

 

 

Marina Lathouri

 

 

 

 

 

Towards a deregulated domesticity. The making of ‘Homes for Today and Tomorrow’

 

 

 

 

 

Pan,Jiayu

 

 

 

 

 

Ronita Bardhan

 

 

 

 

 

Redesigning interior spaces to accommodate social distancing for the rare events

Pan,Lingzi

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Localism- the Solution to the Affordable Housing Crisis? An analysis of affordable housing and localism in areas of deprivation in the South East of England

 

 

 

 

 

Parsloe, Toby

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

The Urban Camp: Hospitality and Hostility in Berlin's long-term Refugee Shelter

 

 

 

 

 

Peng, Zhikai

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Exploring Urban Spatial Behaviour Under Thermal Stress: How variations in sun and wind conditions due to urban form affect public space use?

 

 

 

 

 

Politi, Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

James Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

The life and work of Sir Horace Jones, PRIBA (1819-1887)

 

 

 

 

 

Razem, Maiss Jebreil

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Architects’ Design Practices and Green Buildings: Narratives of Permeation and Alienation in Jordan

 

 

 

 

 

Roimpas, Stefanos

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architecture and cinema

 

 

 

 

 

Ruamsanitwong,Natcha

 

 

 

 

 

James Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

Modernising Britain: Sir Leslie Martin (1908-2000) and his role in shaping the Architectural Education in Britain

Russo,Filomena Cristina

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Architectural Design and Well-being - Intermediate Transitional Environments

Schroder, Ingrid Iniga

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

The American Political Landscape: Pierre L’Enfant’s 1791 plan for Washington, D.C.

Schuster, Jana Christina

 

 

 

 

 

James Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

John, the 2nd Duke of Montagu: Architectural patron and practitioner in the first half of the eighteenth century

 

 

 

 

 

Sobey, Aisha

 

 

 

 

 

Emily So

 

 

 

 

 

Urban futures: The implications of smart cities and digital living for 
wellbeing

 

 

 

 

 

Sokolowski,Artur Mateusz

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Simcik-Arese

 

 

 

 

 

A taxonomy of the reconstruction of Warsaw and Le Havre

 

 

 

 

 

Sun, Yiqiao

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

A Cinematic Approach to the Practice of Everyday Life. The Case of the Beijing Hutong

 

 

 

 

 

Van Ameijde, Jeroen

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Collective Living - Data-driven spatial planning and design strategies to promote social engagement within collective housing projects

 

 

 

 

 

Wang, Chengjiao

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Modelling alternative options of inter-campus travel: a study of university campuses in Beijing

 

 

 

 

 

Weston, Jonathan

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

Beyond the Pretty Picture: Exploring the Aesthetic and Function of the Architectural Visualisation

 

 

 

 

 

Wiegand Cruz,Eduardo

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Life-cycle design of Tall Wood Buildings: Opportunities for efficiency and innovation along the value chain of timber

 

 

 

 

 

Wood, Jonathan

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Rewilding the Built Environment

 

 

 

 

 

Xiao, Ran

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Computer aided space planning for residential buildings

Xie, Shanshan

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Improving Predictive Power of City-Scale Spatial Equilibrium Models through Bayesian Modelling of Traveller Taste Variations - With A Case Study of London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

Yang, Haobo

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Rubber-Tyred Bus-Trams' Future in Transport

 

 

 

 

 

Yin, Luoyi

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Urban regenerative design: a prototype design decision support framework for sustainable cities of the future

 

 

 

 

 

Ying, Yue

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding variability in neighbourhood responses to regeneration initiatives

 

 

 

 

 

Zhao,Di

 

 

 

 

 

James Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

Merchants, Railways and Real Estates: European Architecture in China and the Circulated Tastes (1840s-1930s)

Zhu, Lingzheng

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

The Sense-making of Space Employing Bodily Performance and its Representation

Zhu, Yue

 

 

 

 

 

Emily So

 

 

 

 

 

A New Machine Learning Model of Spatial-Temporal Land Use Patterns for Flood Resilience Planning in City Regions