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Remake Castlegate

A Festival of the Mind project exploring the past, present and future of the Castlegate area of Sheffield with local people, through the use of a large physical model of the area which was made and remade by many hands.


Barnsley Public Art Maps

A series of map visualisations that form part of a new public art strategy for Barnsley; creating a practical and inspirational guide for future collaborative art commissioning in the district.

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Castlegate Festival

A two-day festival celebrating the vibrancy and rich history of Castlegate through exhibitions, workshops, tours and activities.

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Build a New Doncaster

An annual open design competition for Primary Schools in Doncaster, developed with Doncaster Civic Trust, to encourage young people to understand and engage with built environment issues and built heritage in a creative way.

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PoP (Pavilion of Participation)

A mobile room, designed to move around the city and facilitate place-specific engagement with people and communities in conversation about architecture and urbanism.

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Imagine Castlegate

A book showcasing design, research and engagement projects by The University of Sheffield in the Castlegate area of Sheffield, in collaboration with local organisations and community groups, over a period of twelve months.


The Cultural Value of Architecture

A series of workshops exploring ways in which secondary school children and college students perceive the cultural value of architecture, as part of an AHRC funded research project.

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You Are Here

An interdisciplinary project produced in collaboration with curator Jane Anderson, international artists and SSoA students, involving the commission of three artworks, a symposium, an exhibition and a publication.

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Blackburn ReMade

A book showcasing real and speculative design projects by SSoA Masters students in collaboration with Blackburn with Darwen Council, local organisations, community groups and citizens between September 2013 and June 2014.

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Doncaster Toolkit

An educational resource aimed at inspiring young people in Doncaster to engage with the built environment in their everyday life and be actively involved in the town’s development.