Sample our extensive research output by browsing through our publications, or experience our academics in action by watching our new series of debates on urban cultures in a post-Covid landscape.
Publications and Debates
Urban Cultures debate series
Educating the creative practitioner – The University as Agent of Change - Professor Rachel Sara, Oscar Naddermier Professor of Architecture
Urban Cultures Debate : Housing/Alternatives? - Visiting Professor George Clarke; Arthur Kay, CEO, Skyroom; Kim Swallowe, Cherwell Build! And Matthew Jones, Associate Professor of Architecture
Made in Brooklyn: Artists, Hipsters, Makers, Gentrifiers - Amanda Wasielewski
Armitt, M. (2019) Russia House (Academic Website) University of Liverpool School of Architecture/Birmingham School of Architecture and Design, https://www.russia-house.com/
Armitt, M. (2020), Teaching Space in Architecture: Experimental Pedagogy at VKhUTEMAS–Moscow (1923–1926), Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (forthcoming publication)
Armitt, M. (2020), VKhUTEMAS: the Revolutionary School of Architectural Teaching: No 1, Spring, SCRSS Digest
Columbano, A., and Jones, M. (2020), Collaboration for innovation in housing: The role of the civic university in delivering new homes in the city. Presented at AHRA Housing and the City, 19-21 November 2020, Nottingham.
Feng, H. and Xiao, J., 2021. Dynamic Authenticity: Understanding and Conserving Mosuo Dwellings in China in Transitions. Sustainability, 13(1), p.143.
Jones, M., (2020) Transforming Towns: Designing for Smaller Communities (London: RIBA Publishing).
Jones, M., Rice, L. and Meraz, F. (eds) (2019), Designing for Health and Wellbeing: Home, City, Society. (Delaware, USA/Malaga, ES: Vernon Press).
Heal, A. and Jones, M., (2019). Co-constructing community wellbeing: developing a framework to identify how student-community collaborative public space projects impact on community wellbeing. In: Designing for Health & Wellbeing: Home, City, Society (Delaware, USA/Malaga, ES: Vernon Press).
Martinez Sanchez, M.J. (2020) Dynamic Cartography. Body, Architecture and Performative Space. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
Rice, L., Sara, R. (2020) Towards an architecture for wellbeing. In: 7th International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Built Environment Proceedings. Tokyo, Japan. Publisher: Erlanghen, Germany, Pp 75-85. ISBN 978-3-9820-758-5-3.
Sara, R, Columbano, A and Jones, M (2019) Exploring the Role of University/Community Collaborative Action in Rethinking, Resisting and Reimagining the Creative City 12-13 September, Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE Bristol
Sara, R (2020) ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO ARCHITECTURE: Working with students and communities Finding Common Ground, Centre of Gravity, Tobacco Factory, Bristol 22 October
Sara, R (2020) Feminist Architecture Education, Women in Architecture and Design, XChange International Womens Day Festival, 11th March 2020, Birmingham City University
Sara, R (2020) The Pink Book – 20 years on: Reflections on a feminist manifesto for architecture education, Teach out: The Feminist School of Architecture, 5th March 2020, Sheffield
Sara, R (2020) Design Crit: Reflections on 20 years of critique, Rethinking the Crit, TU Dublin, 29-30th January
Sara, R, Al-Tarazi, D, and Rice, L (2020) Da–Sein dwellings: An exploration into the meaningful aspects of home and its relationship to human needs, AHRA 2020 Housing and the City Conference, Nottingham, 19-21 November 2020
Sara, R. and Jones, M., 2019. Co-constructing community wellbeing: developing a framework to identify how student-community collaborative public space projects impact on community wellbeing. Designing for Health & Wellbeing: Home, City, Society, p.187.
Sara, R., Jones, M. and Rice, L., 2020. Austerity urbanism: connecting strategies and tactics for participatory placemaking. CoDesign, pp.1-17. doi: 10.1080/15710882.2020.1761985
Sara, R and Sara, A (2019) City Bathing, Sensing the city, Coventry 15th November [Event and talk]
Xiao, J., & Hilton, A. 2019. An Investigation of Soundscape Factors Influencing Perceptions of Square Dancing in Urban Streets: A Case Study in a County Level City in China. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(5), 840.
Xiao, J., Tait, M. and Kang, J., 2020. Understanding smellscapes: Sense-making of smell-triggered emotions in place. Emotion, Space and Society, 37, p.100710.