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Public space case studies

  • Broadway Community Garden, Essex

    The Broadway Community Garden, designed with and for local people, celebrates the culture of the travelling community that lives in the area.

  • Coin Street Community Builders, London

    Coin Street Community Builders have developed a mixed-use community in the heart of the capital where innovative social housing developments, commercial and cultural organisations exist side by side.

  • Bankside Urban Forest, Southwark

    Bankside Urban Forest is a public space regeneration project in south London.

  • Maid Marian WayMaid Marian Way, Nottingham

    Voted by the public as one of Britain's worst streets in 2002, Nottingham's Maid Marian Way has since been transformed into a pedestrian-friendly area.

  • Spaceshaper in Burgess Park, London

    Using Spaceshaper to find out how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experience public spaces differently to non-LGBT users.

  • Seonyudo Park, Seoul, South Korea

    Seonyudo Park is an award-winning ecological park, created by the conversion of a former water treatment plant.

  • Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project, Seoul, South Korea

    The Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project created a 5.8km landscaped green pathway that runs alongside the revitalised Cheonggyecheon stream in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Southport Cultural Centre

    Integrating three existing Victorian buildings in the heart of the resort to create an arts complex with national clout and local appeal.

  • Next Wave, Bexhill-on-Sea

    Connecting a cultural icon with its surroundings by tackling the disjointed relationship between the De La Warr Pavilion, sea-front, town centre and other amenities.

  • Middlesbrough Urban Growing, Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough Urban Farming project’s design-led approach uses urban agriculture to resolve sustainability and lifestyle challenges, and has led to major investment from the Healthy Community Challenge Fund.