Shima Rezaei Rashnoodi, PhD Thesis, 2018. This research explores the ways in which Iranian women make their diasporic home in the context of Great Britain. The transient nature of diasporic homes provides a unique situation to be examined in relation to the notions of gender, identity, culture and homemaking.
Xiaohui Chen, MAUD Dissertation, 2020. This paper considers how power will be resisted and reconstructed through critical spatial practices. It draws on the experiences of Hong Kong foreign domestic workers (FDWs), focuses on the […]
Nishat Awan, PhD Thesis, 2011. The term ‘diasporic urbanism’ addresses the difficulties of operating with diasporic space and of accommodating the material complexities of migrant lives. It proposes displacement and reterritorialisations as methodologies and ‘mapping otherwise’ as a tool […]
China Chapman, MArch Dissertation, 2020. Colonialism has ultimately shaped the way Africans perceive themselves and how Africa itself is perceived by the rest of the world. This consequently creates social and spatial outcomes which are important to architectural discourse. The purpose of this research is to better understand […]
Nishat Awan, DipArch Dissertation, 2003. The dissertation seeks to address the relationship between ‘architecture’ and ‘race’ and is based in my personal experience as a Pakistani who moved to UK at an early age. Here I address issues concerning ‘diasporas’ […]
Nishat Awan, MArch Dissertation, 2006. A literature review on the relationship between architecture and migrancy, […]
Live Project, 2016. Brave New Alps is a design collective part of Ecole_IG, a wider network which share an interest in developing new types of non-capitalist led knowledge and sharing economies. The client acquired a […]
Niamh Lincoln, MArch Design Project, 2015. The thesis looked at the social repercussions of heightened political hostility on marginalised communities across three adjacent wards in Sheffield.