Projects

Al Ha’ir Lakes

Al Ha’ir Lakes is the fifth and final zone of Wadi Hanifah. Located 25km downstream of Riyadh, Al Ha’ir is at the end of the wadi catchment and receives the greatest amount of water flow in the Wadi. Working with the client, we identified the Lakes District site as a valuable open space resource for the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh.

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Categories: Saudi Arabia


Jamaica Bay

Perched on the eastern edge of New York City, the Jamaica Bay parklands cover more than 10,000 acres of land surrounding one of the most bio-diverse urban estuaries on the Atlantic seaboard. Historically, sections of the parklands have been separately owned and managed by the federal National Park Service (NPS) and the city Department of Parks, with limited collaboration in land management and provision of services.

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Categories: Civic, Waste, Water, United States


Detroit Works Project

Detroit’s economic and population decline, driven by changes in the US auto and wider manufacturing industry, is a globally recognized story - as are the social, employment and urban consequences for those who remain in the city.

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Categories: United States


Ad’Diriyah Comprehensive Development Plan

Ad’Diriyah represents a series of stunning historic oasis settlements situated in Wadi Hanifah, itself an area of outstanding natural beauty, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh. The site is both the location for the founding of modern Saudi Arabia as well as the birth of the Wahab school of Islam (the “Oneness Movement”).

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Categories: Civic, Culture, Transport, Waste, Water, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia


Al Hada City Development Framework

Al Hada enjoyed a reputation as one of Saudi Arabia’s premier tourist destinations. Located on the edge of the dramatic Hirithi escarpment, the town’s elevation provides a cooler climate enabling Saudis to benefit from a more outdoor lifestyle during summer months.

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Categories: Culture, United Kingdom


Dar es Salaam Development Strategy

Dar Es Salaam faces some key social and economic challenges as one of the poorest countries in Africa, with growing inequality despite GDP growth of 5-6% per year. There is a growing backlog of urban infrastructure requirements and transportation relies primarily on privately provided mini-buses. Water and electricity household connections remain low and 80% of housing is ‘informal’. In the past, masterplans for the city have not been implemented due to a lack of coordinated planning and inadequate resources.

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Categories: Transport, Waste, Water


JingJin New Economic City

Working closely with architects SOM and our colleagues based in the UK, USA and China, our team prepared a detailed economic strategy to support a concept masterplan for the proposed JingJin New Economic City.

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Categories: Scientific, Transport, Water, China


Berlin State Opera

The impressive Berlin State Opera House is one of the most culturally significant buildings in the city. Built in 1792, the original splendour of the complex had been compromised by several fires over the years, and although restoration projects were carried out following each fire, it was not until 2010 that extensive renovation work began to rejuvenate the opera house and create a unified, cohesive space for visitors, performers and staff alike.

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Categories: Culture, Germany


WRAP - financial evaluation

From previous studies, WRAP has identified that there is a significant volume of textile arisings which are currently going to energy from waste or landfill, which might instead be reused

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Categories: Waste, United Kingdom


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