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Making demands on government: Theorizing determinants of backyard residents' collective action in Cape Town, South Africa (2023)
Journal Article
Harris, A. S., Scheba, A., & Rice, L. (2023). Making demands on government: Theorizing determinants of backyard residents' collective action in Cape Town, South Africa. African Studies Review, 66(3), 698 - 720. https://doi.org/10.1017/asr.2023.10

Informality is growing with Africa's rapid urbanization. Much like residents of other types of informal housing, backyard dwellers face overall poor living conditions and political marginalization. However, backyard residents are in an ambiguous lega... Read More about Making demands on government: Theorizing determinants of backyard residents' collective action in Cape Town, South Africa.

Co-designing a social robot in a special educational needs school: Listening to the ambitions of autistic children and their teachers (2022)
Journal Article
Newbutt, N., Rice, L., Lemaignan, S., Daly, J., Charisi, V., & Conley, I. (2022). Co-designing a social robot in a special educational needs school: Listening to the ambitions of autistic children and their teachers. Interaction Studies, 23(2), 204-242. https://doi.org/10.1075/is.21031.new

Social robots have the potential to support autistic school children with their wellbeing. This research reveals how a co-design approach with autistic children and their teachers was undertaken. Focus groups with autistic children and teachers colla... Read More about Co-designing a social robot in a special educational needs school: Listening to the ambitions of autistic children and their teachers.

50 ways to regeneratively reimagine our High Streets. A co-creating workshop. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sara, R., Rice, L., & Doron, H. (2022, November). 50 ways to regeneratively reimagine our High Streets. A co-creating workshop. Presented at Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference 'Building Ground for Climate Collectivism', Pratt Institute, New York, US

This co-authoring workshop provides a collectivist space for participants who have been involved in radical rethinking of High Streets/Main streets internationally to work together and contribute to the future and imagined role of these spaces. Tradi... Read More about 50 ways to regeneratively reimagine our High Streets. A co-creating workshop..

Indicators of healthy architecture: Lessons for practice from a systematic literature review (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L., & Drane, M. (2021, October). Indicators of healthy architecture: Lessons for practice from a systematic literature review. Presented at 5th Healthy City Design 2021 International Congress, Virtual

This themed paper develops the findings of Indicators of Healthy Architecture—a Systematic Literature Review (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-020-00469-z) including consideration of implications for built environment practitioners and how this informs... Read More about Indicators of healthy architecture: Lessons for practice from a systematic literature review.

Da–Sein Dwellings: An exploration into the meaningful aspects of home and its relationship to human needs (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Dahlia, T., Sara, R., & Rice, L. (2020, November). Da–Sein Dwellings: An exploration into the meaningful aspects of home and its relationship to human needs. Presented at Architectural Humanities Research Association ‘Housing and the City', University of Nottingham, UK

The act of dwelling is a primal creation of meaningful place and something that every human strives to achieve (Seamon and Mugerauer, 1985), and as such the home ''is very charged with meaning because it is closely involved with the most intimate asp... Read More about Da–Sein Dwellings: An exploration into the meaningful aspects of home and its relationship to human needs.