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Currrent PhD research in the Department

Name

Supervisor

Research Title

Abdou,Ibrahim 

 

 

 

 

 

Nick Simcik-Arese

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

Collins, Michael 

 

 

 

 

 

Felipe Hernandez

 

 

 

 

 

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

Derbal, Mohamed

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Space, time and community: German architectural discourse and the search for national unity, 1890-1914

Fang, Zhou

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Gambill, Vendela

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Land use planning and applied urban modelling: natural limits to growth in London

 

 

 

 

 

Gatóo, Ana

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Digital timber for affordable housing

 

 

 

 

 

Gin,Yelda

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

Emerging Earthen Architecture: Digital Design and Fabrication for Building with earth

Goh,I-Dec

 

 

 

 

 

Ronita Bardhan

 

 

 

 

 

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

Gunawardena, Kan-chane

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Vertical greening in urban built environments

Hamilton, Charles 

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Mass Transit in Small to Medium Sized Cities

Hu,Yu

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

The Evolution of Urban Office Space in the Age of Information and Communication Technology

Huss, Michal 

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

Walking Through Landscapes of Displacement: The spatiality of Transcultural Memory Activism

Khaldi, Yasser 

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Li, Xin

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Urban densification and social capital: neighbourhood restructuring in China

 

 

 

 

 

Li,Yufei

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

Atlas in Motion: Visualising Manchuria through Moving Images

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

 

 

 

 

 

McDonagh,Eimar 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Menuge

 

 

 

 

 

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

Mitcheltree,Heather 

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

Geographies of gendered and domestic violence in Australia

 

 

 

 

 

Mizrokhi, Ekaterina

 

 

 

 

 

Max Sternberg

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Pan,Jiayu

 

 

 

 

 

Ronita Bardhan

 

 

 

 

 

Redesigning interior spaces to accommodate social distancing for the rare events

Pan, Lingzi

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

The role of social connectedness in quality-of-life measurement and urban modelling

 

 

 

 

 

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 

 

 

 

 

 

Minna Sunikka-Blank

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Ruamsanitwong,Natcha

 

 

 

 

 

James Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

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

Russo, Filomena

 

 

 

 

 

Koen Steemers

 

 

 

 

 

Restorative Intermediate Architectural Environments

 

 

 

 

 

Sobey, Aisha

 

 

 

 

 

Emily So

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Sun, Yiqiao

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Weston, Jonathan

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Wiegand, Eduardo

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ramage

 

 

 

 

 

The Life Cycle Design of Multi-storey Wood Buildings: opportunities for efficiency across the construction value chain

Xiao, Ran

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Computer aided space planning for residential buildings

Ying, Yue

 

 

 

 

 

Ying Jin

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding variability in neighbourhood responses to regeneration initiatives

 

 

 

 

 

Zhao,Di

 

 

 

 

 

James Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

European Railway Buildings in China 1890-1940: an example of cross-cultural exchange

Zhu, Lingzheng

 

 

 

 

 

Francois Penz

 

 

 

 

 

Mediating Nature: The Practice of Synthetic Media in the Contemporary Eastern Context

Zhu, Yue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emily So

 

 

 

 

 

A New Deep Learning Framework for Investigating Spatial-Temporal Evolution of Land Use Patterns to Aid Future Urban Planning in Cities