Our project tackles the social and environmental dilemmas due to urban renewal driven by economic growth.

Increasing socio-spatial fragmentation and negative climate impacts within East Manchester’s ongoing transformation is of issue. In response, we have developed our own computational tool for multi-scale temporal simulation, examining impacts of relational changes in land use, typology and demographics.

Through the application of this tool, a series of design and policy interventions are proposed and understood in terms of their wider and cumulative ‘ripple’ effect towards equitable zero carbon futures