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Architecture Research Hub

In an age where more people live in the city than the countryside, issues of architecture and its relationship to urbanism have never been more intellectually fascinating, socially vital and environmentally urgent.

Debates about the role of architecture in an age of economic globalisation, technological futurism, environmental fatalism and deepening social division demands an approach to architectural studies that draws upon a diverse range of practices and plural forms of knowledge.

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Research at Manchester School of Architecture (MSA)


Exhibitions & Publications


Csepely-Knorr, L., Brook, R., 2022. Landscapes of Post-War Infrastructure: Culture, Amenity, Heritage and Industry, National Coal Mining Museum, 9/4/2022 - 2/10/2022.

Crompton, E., 2021. Conversations in the Library of Engagements, ENGAGE 20201 (un)conference, 11/10/2021 - 15/10/2021.

Crompton, E., 2021. Conversations in The Library of Engagements, Engage Unconference, Online Exhibition 2021, 12/10/2021 - 12/11/2021.

Steele, M., Csepely-Knorr, L., 2020. Bauhaus Models, The Modernist, 16/1/2020 - 25/1/2020.

Hillgren, P-A., Loi, D., Ochoa, P., 2020. Situated Actions at PDC 2020, Virtual Exhibition on Hubs, 15/6/2020 - 19/6/2020.


Crompton, E., 2022. 'Mainstreaming Inclusive Spaces: The Manchester LGBT+ Centre', Manchester, UK.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. 'Material Clues: decoding our past to understand our present', Manchester Metropolitan University, Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester.


Crompton, E., 2022. 'The library of engagements', Tate Liverpool, 10/4/2017.

Crompton, E., 2020. 'Virtual LGBT+ Centre Discovery Tour', Online, 5/5/2020.


Stone, S., Hollis, E., 2022. 'Inside Information The defining concepts of interior design', Routledge.

Nawratek, K., 2022. 'Space and Language in Architectural Education. Catalysts and Tensions', Routledge.

Hammond, M., Saunders, N., 2021. 'A Design For Life: Urban practices for an age-friendly city', MMU Press, Manchester.

Sanderson, L., Stone, S., 2021. 'Emerging Practices in Architectural Pedagogy Accommodating an Uncertain Future', Routledge Focus on Design Pedagogy.

Hyde, R., Filippidis, F., 2021. 'Intelligent Control: Disruptive Technologies', RIBA Publishing.

Sanderson, L., Stone, SH., 2021. 'Remember, Reveal, Construct : Reflections upon the Contingency, Usefulness and Emotional Resonance of Architecture, Buildings and Context.', Routledge.

Stone, S., Sanderson, L., 2021. 'Teaching-Learning-Research: Design and Environments', AMPS.

Brook, R., Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'You Love Me Really: Journeys Through Landscapes of Post-War Infrastructure', bauprint, Manchester.

Lucas, R., 2020. 'Anthropology for Architects: Social Relations and the Built Environment', Bloomsbury Visual Arts.

Brook, R., Dodge, M., Hogg, J., 2020. 'Cold War Cities Politics, Culture and Atomic Urbanism, 1945-1965', Routledge.

Book Chapters

Lucas, R., 2022. ''A house for...': Experiments in Filmic Architecture'. In Knowing from the Inside Cross-Disciplinary Experiments with Matters of Pedagogy, Bloomsbury.

Solomou, S., Sengupta, U., Cheung, E., Oredein, O., 2022. 'A Strategic Planning Problem: The Relationship Between Urban Transformation Outcomes and the Temporal Order of Planned Projects'. In Iossifova, D., Gasparatos, A., Zavos, S., Gamal, Y., Long, Y. (eds.) Urban Infrastructuring, pp. 241-264, Springer Nature Singapore.

Sanderson, L., Stone, S., 2022. 'Emerging Practices in Architectural Pedagogy'. In Sanderson, L., Stone, S. (eds.) Emerging Practices in Architectural Pedagogy: Accommodating an Uncertain Future, pp. 94-115, Routledge.

Csepely-Knorr, L., Coucill, L., 2022. 'Nuclear Power Stations in Post-War Britain: Picturesque Landscapes for the Masses'. In The Routledge Handbook of Infrastructure Design Global Perspectives from Architectural History, Routledge.

Connelly, A., 2022. 'Territories of Faith'. In Sterken, S., Weyns, E. (eds.) Territories of Faith: Religion, Urban Planning and Demographic Change in Post-War Europe, pp. 37-62, Leuven University Press.

Crompton, E., 2021. 'A Quietly Queer Post-Modenist Place'. In Queer Writing for a Brave New World, Out on the Page / The Modernist, UK.

Lucas, R., 2021. 'Architecture'. In International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, pp. 1-11, Wiley.

Sengupta, U., Cheung, E., Solomou, S., Zigure, S., Tantoush, M., Bassanino, M., Hyde, R., 2021. 'Complex Urban Futures: Design Science for Flux Territories'. In Design Studio Vol. 2: Intelligent Control Disruptive Technologies, Riba Publishing.

Rossi, L., Pedata, L., 2021. 'Drawings as form of knowledge. Re-presenting Gjirokastra.'. In Rossi, L., Aliaj, B., Dhamo, S. (eds.) RETHINKING GJIROKASTRA. Can architecture and city planning stimulate hope and growth for shrinking cities?, POLIS Press, Tirana.

Nawratek, K., 2021. 'Hope in the Burning World'. In Pelsmakers, S., Newman, N. (eds.) Design Studio Vol. 1: Everything Needs to Change Architecture and the Climate Emergency, RIBA Publishing.

Brook, R., Hardacre, S., 2021. 'In Touch With Tomorrow'. In In Touch With Tomorrow, The Modernist Society.

Stone, S., Sanderson, L., 2021. 'Introduction'. In Emerging Practices in Architectural Pedagogy, pp. 1-15, Routledge.

Stone, S., Sanderson, L., 2021. 'Pedagogy + policy'. In Emerging Practices in Architectural Pedagogy, pp. 94-115, Routledge.

Tantoush, M., Toshani, N., 2021. 'The (Re)Configuration of Urban Space in Tripoli, Libya: Territorial Planning, Power Struggles and the City Pre- and Post-2011'. In Architecture of the Territory: Constructing a national narrative.

Lucas, R., 2020. 'Drawing as Being: Moving beyond ways of knowing, modes of attention and habits'. In Visual Research Methods in Architecture, Intellect (UK).

Hammond, M., White, S., Phillipson, C., 2020. 'From precarity to interdependence: The role of age-friendly communities in promoting wellbeing in excluded communities'. In Bokyo, C., Cooper, R., Dunn, N. (eds.) Designing Future Cities for Wellbeing, pp. 122-138, Routledge.

Brook, R., 2020. 'Gutter Snipe'. In Gutter Snipe, Mike Ballard.

Lucas, R., 2020. 'On Drawing: Transmission from the Lifeworld to Paper at Namdaemun Market'. In Surface and Apparition The Immateriality of Modern Surface, Bloomsbury Publishing.

White, S., Walker, S., Hammond, M., Sanliturk, C., 2020. 'Starting with Difference: &rchitecture'. In Architectural Affects After Deleuze and Guattari, Routledge Studies in Affective Societies.


Lang, L., Lewis, C., Yarker, S., Hammond, M., Phillipson, C., 2021. 'Growing Older in Collyhurst: How can social infrastructure be used to support an Age-Friendly Victoria North', Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA).

Aston, H., 2020. 'Can community engaged research in architectural education influence citizenship?'.

Lewis, C., Hammond, M., Kavanagh, N., Phillipson, C., Yarker, S., 2020. 'Developing age-friendly communities in the Northern Gateway regeneration project'.

Internet Publications

Csepely-Knorr, L., Fitzsimon, K., 2021. 'Post-War Designed Landscapes - 'A green place in which to live and work': Landscapes by Sylvia Crowe and Janet Jack',

Csepely-Knorr, L., Fitzsimon, K., 2021. 'Post-War Designed Landscapes - Heritage Assets and Contemporary Life',

Csepely-Knorr, L., Fitzsimon, K., 2021. 'Post-War Designed Landscapes -- 'Elegant and Simple Solutions' to 'Down to Earth Problems': The Landscape Architecture of Michael Brown and Preben Jakobsen',

Csepely-Knorr, L., Fitzsimon, K., 2021. 'Post-War Designed Landscapes: Heritage Values and Forgotten Spaces',

Crompton, E., 2020. 'Documenting Demolition: A Community Evidencing Project at Manchester's LGBT+ Centre',

Brook, R., 2020. 'High Sunderland',

Journal Articles

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2022. ''Conditions in landscape which the public as a whole wishes to see and enjoy' - electricity generation, amenity and welfare in post-war Britain', Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, pp. 1-17.

Djabarouti, J., 2022. 'Imitation and intangibility: postmodern perspectives on restoration and authenticity at the Hill House Box, Scotland', International Journal of Heritage Studies, 28 (1), pp. 109-126.

Kaluarachchi, Y., 2022. 'Implementing Data-Driven Smart City Applications for Future Cities', Smart Cities, 5 (2), pp. 455-474.

Djabarouti, J., 2022. 'Translating Change: A Continuity of Craft Heritage at Coventry Cathedral, UK', Journal of Heritage Management, pp. 245592962211169-245592962211169.

Edensor, T., Sobell, B., 2021. 'Keeping the family silver: The changing meanings and uses of Manchester's civic plate', Journal of Material Culture, 26 (3), pp. 280-297.

Kaluarachchi, Y., 2021. 'Potential advantages in combining smart and green infrastructure over silo approaches for future cities', Frontiers of Engineering Management, 8 (1), pp. 98-108.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. 'Practice barriers towards intangible heritage within the UK built heritage sector', International Journal of Heritage Studies, 27 (11), pp. 1101-1116.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. 'Stories of feelings and things: intangible heritage from within the built heritage paradigm in the UK', International Journal of Heritage Studies, 27 (4), pp. 391-406.

Connelly, A., O'Hare, P., White, I., 2020. '"The best flood I ever had": Contingent resilience and the (relative) success of adaptive technologies', Cities, 106, pp. 102842-102842.

Djabarouti, J., O'Flaherty, C., 2020. 'Architect and craftsperson: project perceptions, relationships and craft', Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, 14 (3), pp. 423-438.

Csepely-Knorr, L., Klagyivik, M., 2020. 'From Social Spaces to Training Fields: Evolution of Design Theory of the Children's Public Sphere in Hungary in the First Half of the Twentieth Century', Childhood in the Past, 13 (2), pp. 93-108.

Djabarouti, J., 2020. 'Listed Buildings as Socio-material Hybrids: Assessing Tangible and Intangible Heritage Using Social Network Analysis', Journal of Heritage Management, 5 (2), pp. 169-190.

White, S., Foale, K., 2020. 'Making a place for technology in communities: PlaceCal and the capabilities approach', Information, Communication & Society, pp. 1-20.

Aston, H., Crompton, E., Renshaw, S., Timmins, K., 2020. 'Praxxis', Journal of Architectural Education, 74 (2), pp. 280-287.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2020. 'The artistic and social role of public gardens: Béla Rerrich and the renewal of public park design in early twentieth-century Hungary', Journal of Landscape Architecture, 15 (1), pp. 54-67.

Sengupta, U., Tantoush, M., Bassanino, M., Cheung, E., 2020. 'The Hybrid Space of Collaborative Location-Based Mobile Games and the City: A Case Study of Ingress', Urban Planning, 5 (4), pp. 358-370.

Brook, R., 2020. 'The National Computing Centre', Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 79 (4), pp. 438-458.

Stone, S., 2020. 'Undoing Buildings: Assemblage, Memory and the Recovery of Wholeness', The Architect, October 2020/5 No. 207, pp. 029-035.

Connelly, A., Snow, A., Carter, J., Lauwerijssen, R., 2020. 'What approaches exist to evaluate the effectiveness of UK-relevant natural flood management measures? A systematic map protocol', Environmental Evidence, 9 (1), 13.

Non-Peer Reviewed Articles

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'A brit tájépítészet vizionárius noi vezetoi: Brenda Colvin és Sylvia Crowe', Építészfórum.

Roberts, A., 2021. 'Age-Friendly Urban Policy and City Design in a Japanese City', Journal of Urban Design, 158, pp. 22-25.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Drakelow. A natural concern', The Modernist, 11 (Landscape), pp. 52-58.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Landscape in the making', Landscape. The Journal of the Landscape Institute, 2021 (3), pp. 18-21.

Brook, R., 2021. 'Levelling Up: The Aerial Environments of Wilson Womersley', The Modernist, 40, pp. 28-31.

Brook, R., 2021. 'Machining the Moors', The Modernist, 41.

Csepely-Knorr, L., Brook, R., Coucill, L., 2020. 'Why the Landscapes of Post-War Infrastructure Matter', Landscape. The Journal of the Landscape Institute, Spring 2020, pp. 6-11.

Conference Papers

Hammond, M., Waterworth, N., McGarry, P., 2022. 'A Design for Life: Reflections on developing research-engaged housing policies for an ageing population', British Society of Gerontology conference 2022, Bristol, UK, 6/7/2022 - 8/7/2022.

Crompton, E., Coucill, L., 2022. 'Despite Disruptions: The Resilience of the Design Studio Model', A Focus on Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning And Research in The Modern Academy, Virtual, 20/4/2022 - 22/4/2022.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2022. 'The Institute acknowledging its heavy debt - the election of the first female president of the Institute of Landscape Architects in the United Kingdom', IAWA 2022 Symposium: Breaking Through, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Brook, R., 2021. '1974: 'Crisis in Architecture' and the Last Gasp of Municipal Modernism', The Urban History Group Annual Conference Cities, Crisis and Change, 1600 to the Present, Online, 9/6/2021 - 11/6/2021.

Tantoush, M., Sengupta, U., Han, L., 2021. 'Analysing Urban Form and Activities for Smarter Cities through Crowdsourced Urban Data', 2021 International Symposium of Resilient City, Bejing, China, 3/11/2021 - 4/11/2021.

Crompton, E., Lee, A., Lee, C., 2021. 'Building and Re-Building a Proud (Queer) Space', V CIAG | V International Congress of Architecture and Gender | ACTION. Feminisms and the spatialization of resistances, Lisbon, Portugal, 21/4/2021 - 23/4/2021, in

Djabarouti, J., 2021. 'Building conservation as memory-making practice', The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place International Conference, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, London, 19/6/2021 - 20/6/2021.

White, S., Hammond, M., 2021. 'Cohousing as a catalyst for connected, age-friendly communities', TSA: The International Tech Enabled Care Conference 2021, 22/3/2021 - 25/3/2021.

Zigure, S., Tantoush, M., Solomou, S., Sengupta, U., 2021. 'DEAS Network Plus Transportation and Mobility Projects 2020 - MaaS Prototype for TfGM', DEAS Research Seminar Series - transportation and mobility, Exeter, UK.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Environmental Crisis, Ecology and Oakwood Warrington New Town', Histories of Urban Design: Global Trajectories and Local Realities, ETH Zurich, 15/11/2021 - 17/11/2021.

Aston, H., 2021. 'Feminisms Conversations: feminist way of exploring vertical dialogues across the intersectional issues of class, race, sexual orientation, age, disability and gender.', ACTION. Feminisms and the spatialization of resistances. Lisbon (online), Lisbon, Portigal, 21/4/2021 - 23/4/2021.

Roberts, A., 2021. 'Food and flood resilience: climate change innovations - learning from Europe', Royal Incorperation of Architects in Scotland Convention, RIAS Edinburgh, 26/9/2021.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Landscape Legacies of Power Generation: Drakelow and the Central Electricity Generating Board', Architectural History + Climate Emergency, in

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Landscapes in support of 'the growing demand for an improved quality of life' - Electricity generation, welfare and environment in post-war Britain', EAHN2021, the European Architectural History Network's 6th International Conference, Edinburgh, in

Zigure, S., Tantoush, M., Solomou, S., Sengupta, U., 2021. 'Participatory Backcasting for Achieving Desired Co-produced Mobility Futures: A Case Study of MaaS in Greater Manchester', Data for Policy 2021 special track Systemic engagement: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and the design challenge of inclusion, sustainability, and data ownership, London, UK.

Tantoush, M., Zigure, S., Solomou, SOLON., Sengupta, U., 2021. 'Participatory Backcasting for Achieving Desired Co-produced Mobility Futures: A Case Study of MaaS in Greater Manchester', NEST Conference 2021: Sustainability Transition pathways, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Crompton, E., 2021. 'Realising Feminist Architecture: Teaching to that 'Ah Ha' Moment!', V CIAG| V International Congress on Architecture and Gender | ACTION. Feminisms and the spatialization of resistances, Lisbon, Portugal, 21/4/2021 - 23/4/2021, in

Brook, R., 2021. 'Tracing Urban Manchester: Palimpsests of Post-war Planning', Histories of Urban Design: Global Trajectories and Local Realities, ETH Zurich, 15/11/2021 - 17/11/2021, in No.

Tantoush, M., Sengupta, U., 2021. 'Urban Morphology in the Big Data Age: Exploring Aspects of Urban Form through Crowdsourced Urban Data', International Seminar on Urban Form: ISUF, Glasgow, Scotland.

Djabarouti, J., 2020. ''The lively development of tradition': Edgar Wood, restoration and intangible heritage', 7th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development (HERITAGE 2020), Coimbra, Portugal, 8/7/2020 - 10/7/2020, in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development (HERITAGE 2020), 01.

Djabarouti, J., 2020. 'Between feelings and things: intangible heritage from within the built heritage paradigm', Association of Critical heritage Studies 5th Biennial Conference: ACHS FUTURES 2020, University College London, UK, 26/8/2020 - 30/8/2020.

Djabarouti, J., 2020. 'Dynamic interpretations of preservation: the case (encasement) of the Hill House', Cultures of Authenticity 2020, Centre for Research in Communications and Culture, Loughborough, 5/11/2020 - 5/11/2020.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2020. 'Electric Landscapes: The work of the CEGB', Landscape of State Financed Industry - FOLAR Annual Symposium, Museum of English Rural Life.

Brook, R., Csepely-Knorr, L., 2020. 'Land.Arch.Infra: Synergies between teaching and research', Architecture Media Politics Society (AMPS) virtual conference, Online - Manchester, 4/12/2020 - 4/12/2020.

Jolley, V., Sanderson, L., 2020. 'MSA Catalysts: Advanced Peer Learning Through Vertical Group Projects', 2/12/2020 - 4/10/2021, in

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2020. 'The 'Public Relation Value'. Welfare Landscapes of Post-War British Power Stations', Building Welfare States: New Approaches to Architecture, Community & Planning in Twentieth Century Britain, University of Warwick, 23/9/2020 - 25/9/2020.

Ahmady, Y., Kaluarachchi, Y., 2020. 'The Influence of Lighting Settings on Museum's Brand Image and Human Satisfaction in Exhibition Halls Using Virtual Reality', 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies: Future Applications (IHIET 2020), Paris, France, 27/8/2020 - 29/8/2020, in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 1253 AISC, pp. 103-108.


Fenton, M., Parry, S., Dorney, K., Wetherell, M., Crompton, E., Hanley, AL., 2022. 'Architecture and Performance / How can architecture embody the ethos of an organisation and/or act to include or exclude certain groups?', Contact Theatre - Space 2.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. ''Intangible heritage and its relationship to historic buildings'. A presentation to candidates at the biannual RIBA Advanced Conservation Course, UK.'.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. ''The impact of "intangible heritage" on built heritage practice'. A presentation to the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) North West Branch'.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. ''The impact of intangible heritage on architectural and building conservation practices in the UK: a socio-material outlook'. Presented at the 'Researching Heritage Symposium', Manchester Metropolitan University.'.

Crompton, E., Guy, T., McDougall, S., Farooq, H., Goldsmith, G., 2021. 'AJ100 Festival: Roca London Gallery & Architecture LGBT+ Presents: Designing 'Out'', ONLINE.

Aston, H., Renshaw, S., 2021. 'All these things Praxxis // a conversation', SHEBUILD #2 series of online talks with Urbanistas NorthWest.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Brenda Colvin and Jacqueline Tyrwhitt'.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2021. 'Brenda Colvin and the Profession of Landscape Architecture'.

Crompton, E., Howard, J., Catterall, P., Azzouz, A., Weber, Y., 2021. 'Commonplace Webinar: How can we create, protect and enhance Queer Spaces?', Online Webinar.

Hanley, AL., Jolley, V., Sanderson, L., Coucill, L., Robertson, J., Sobell, HB., 2021. 'MAP Manchester Architecture Papers'.

Djabarouti, J., 2021. 'The impact of intangible heritage on architectural and building conservation practices in the UK: a socio-material outlook'.

Crompton, E., Aston, H., Valentine, K., Guerbet, S., 2020. 'Does Architecture Make You Anxious?', Manchester Lecture Theatre, All Saints Building.

Aston, H., 2020. 'The F Word: a celebration of a feminist inclusive approach.', Women In Planning IWD 2020 Event, Manchester.

Aston, H., 2020. 'These feminist things...', An interdisciplinary Network of Events celebrating all things feminist, all things women and policy for Baby Week across Manchester, Leeds and Bradford.

Csepely-Knorr, L., 2020. 'Visionary Women and the Professionalisation of Landscape Architecture',

Theses and Dissertations

Djabarouti, J., 2021. 'The impact of intangible heritage on architectural and building conservation practices in the UK: a socio-material outlook'.

Morton, R., 2020. 'The social and ethical implications of autonomous vehicles'.

Other Outputs

Nawratek, K., Bus - Nawratek, K., 2022. 'Experimental Pedagogies in Architectural Education'.

Sanderson, L., Stone, S., Lee, SJ., 2020. 'A Future for the Already Built, Portfolio'.

Brook, R., 2020. 'An Infrastructural Landscape II'.

Lee, S., Sanderson, L., Stone, S., 2020. 'Reclaiming the Road: A Research-by-Design Approach to the Problems of Small Settlements'.