A guide to the area’s architecture and heritage.
‘Around Barkingside’, written and researched by DK-CM and designed by Europa, is a guide to the architecture and heritage of Barkingside.
Produced to accompany our public realm and landscape improvements to Barkingside’s town centre, the guide is a celebration of the area’s very particular growth and character and is also intended to contribute to the emerging field of suburban studies, particularly those on London’s periphery.
- Client: London Borough of Redbridge, supported by Mayor of London
- Date: 2014
- Collaborators: Europa
- Status: Published
- Available from Barkingside retailers and Fullwell Cross Library.
A project which creates a new civic space in-between Fullwell Cross Library & Leisure Centre.
A new park and flower shop pavilion for Barkingside High Street, opening up a 1960s public swimming pool to the public realm.
A series of films made with local young people captures a diverse and varied portrait of Bruce Grove.
A major new book about the London pub, explored through multiple voices and perspectives and edited by David Knight and Cristina Monteiro.
An exhibition about stepping across sectors and beyond traditional architectural practice to build new forms of publicness, with Public Practice and Alison Crawshaw.
Building Rights aims to become the primary source of planning expertise in the UK.
Both a practical guide for the householder and an exploration of the limits of legislation.
Doctoral research exploring the relationship between English public planning and wider society, with a focus on online discourse and knowledge exchange.
Listening to the Grand Union Canal
An engagement study which captures the use and perceptions of the canal at Old Oak and Park Royal.
Guide to the Wastelands of the Lea Valley: 12 empty spaces await the London Olympics is a polemical guidebook to the pre-Olympic lower Lea Valley.
DK-CM’s contribution to San Rocco’s Book of Copies project in 2013, compiling 50 photocopies on the theme of ‘Shop Windows.’
A research study into the social and historical context of the industrial areas of Barking & Dagenham through a series of interviews with local creatives, produced by DK-CM, Create London and the New Economics Foundation.
King’s Cross Urban Actions Field Guide for the London Festival of Architecture 2012.
A exhibition exploring the aesthetics and consequences of housing regulation.
A Europe-wide 3 year research project on Roma dwelling and housing.