More about Stefan
Thesis Title: Exploring the role of Built for Life™ in collaborative and creative planning
Stefan is a PhD student in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment. Stefan's research explores the potential of Built for Life™ to stimulate a more collaborative and creative approach to planning in the pursuit of better-designed places and the improved engagement of local communities in shaping their communities.
As part of the contextualisation of the research, the research project explores the evolution and development of Building for Life / Built for Life™, the growth of the contemporary volume house builder, the impact of the initiative on volume house building within the '6Cs' region of Nottinghamshire, Nottingham city, Derbyshire, Derby city, Leicestershire and Leicester city.
Related areas include:
- The relationship between urban design quality and the sales of new homes
- Kickstart 1 and 2, the government's housing stimulus programmes
- Urban design and place making leadership
- Case studies.
Director of Studies
Research Groups / Centres and Projects
Creative and Virtual Technologies Research Laboratory
Impact Case Studies
It is believed that the outcomes of the research will be extremely helpful to both planning and development practitioners as well as government policy makers.