In colaboration with artist Jeanne van Heeswijk we are working with young people and local residents in Anfield, Liverpool to look at the issues facing the development of their neighbourhood and explore how they can take matters into their own hands. 

This is a long term project, involving a fully participatory design process and the setting up of legal structures including a community land trust. This will ultimately result in a sustainable, affordable retrofit of a community facility and local housing. 


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Carbon Coop are looking for volunteers to be part of a new exciting green homes project in Greater Manchester.

URBED's John Sampson will be giving a talk on Wednesday 2nd April as part of the Manchester Society of Architects New Lecture Series - Research and

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Map of URBED Bus Tour

As part of our work with local communities we have run a number of bus tours around a variety of new projects within Manchester.


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