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Devonport, Plymouth (UK) 2012

Plymouth University

Over the period of a year students worked in collaboration with social enterprise organisations (RIO), Plymouth Council, local schools (Devonport High School for Boys), business (Redrow homes) and community groups (Friends of Devonport Park) to develop designs for the community in Devonport. Devonport is a complex, fragmented neighbourhood in Plymouth, which used to be at the heart of the dockyard, but has over the last thirty years encountered significant problems with deprivation, health and education.

The work comprised three projects;
– a series of interactive installations capturing heritage and local stories of the community
– proposals for the removal of a wall dividing the neighbourhood
– designs for the regeneration of a currently derelict market hall building

Clients: RIO (Real Ideas Organisation), Plymouth Council Planning Department, Redrow Homes, Devonport High School for Boys, Friends of Devonport Park

Tutors: Katharine Willis, Karen Martin

Students: Lewis Groucott, Tom Hacker, Maria-Stella, Mestana, Dimitrious Nanos, Keane Yuen, Georgina Shaw, Iason Rouseas, Christopher Tostevin, Millie Salisbury, Hollie Deverell, Joseph Christopherson, Danny Board, Laurence Ashley, Emad Alyedreessy, Evripidis Neokleous, Christos Neokleous, Fabienne Blunden, Stuart Rogers, Elliott Ballam, Scott Jones, Karolina Kulakowska, Chris J Trant, Marie Insley, Thanos Pantsos, Ian Bannon

+, 11-50, Architecture, Collaboration, Curricular, Plymouth Univ., Propositional, Self-funded, Semi-permanent, Students with tutor, Undergraduate, United Kingdom, Years