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A literature review on the privatisation of public space (2017)
Report
Devereux, M., & Littlefield, D. (in press). A literature review on the privatisation of public space

This literature review was undertaken at the request of Grosvenor Estates in order to better understand the academic context and literature around the perceived phenomenon of the privatisation of public space. The review considered a range of print m... Read More about A literature review on the privatisation of public space.

Architectural place as a resource: Principles towards a manifesto (2015)
Digital Artefact
Devereux, M., Littlefield, D., & Meraz, F. (2015). Architectural place as a resource: Principles towards a manifesto

There is a great deal of debate around the question of who owns our cities. Space and buildings perceived as 'public' are often not as 'open' and accessible as they appear to be whilst 'private' space and buildings are often very 'open.' The question... Read More about Architectural place as a resource: Principles towards a manifesto.

International interpretations of the garden city ideal: Lessons for placemaking (2015)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2015). International interpretations of the garden city ideal: Lessons for placemaking. Urban Design -New Series-, 134, 32-34

The Garden City Idea, first promoted by Ebenezer Howard in the UK during the early part of twentieth century, quickly spread around the world. In so doing, though, it became transformed to suit local circumstances and often became a very different ph... Read More about International interpretations of the garden city ideal: Lessons for placemaking.

Crafting the collaborative studio (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Devereux, M., Marco, E., & Comparelli, J. (2013, April). Crafting the collaborative studio. Paper presented at Association of Architectural Educators Conference

The teaching of architecture, structural engineering and planning in higher education has, for the last sixty years or so, been strongly governed by the requirements of professional bodies who have set relatively strict guidelines on content and appr... Read More about Crafting the collaborative studio.

La diffusion de l’ideal des cites-jardins autour du monde (2013)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2013). La diffusion de l’ideal des cites-jardins autour du monde. Cahiers- Institut d Amenagement et d Urbanisme de la Region d Ile de France, 10-13

En faisant un voyage autour du monde, le concept de ‘cité-jardin’ a pris de nombreuses formes, peut-être pas toutes capable d’être instantanément reconnues par Ebenezer Howard l'homme le plus souvent considéré comme créateur de cette forme idéalisée... Read More about La diffusion de l’ideal des cites-jardins autour du monde.

La République peut-elle porter l’habit anglais? (2012)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2012). La République peut-elle porter l’habit anglais?. Cahiers- Institut d Amenagement et d Urbanisme de la Region d Ile de France, 14-19

This paper (written in French) suggests that French planners, operating in a Rousseauiste tradition, have an arsenal of rules, regulations and powers at their disposal to protect the republican ideal of 'equality'. English planners on the other hand,... Read More about La République peut-elle porter l’habit anglais?.

Crossing at the Border - 1 October, 14h09 (2012)
Exhibition / Performance
Devereux, M. Crossing at the Border - 1 October, 14h09. [Photography]. 16 July 2012 - 1 September 2012. (Unpublished)

This work formed part of a series of images taken at and around the Peripherique of Paris as part of an exploration into how art based research method can be used to map cultural borders. It investigates the idea of movement at the border whilst leav... Read More about Crossing at the Border - 1 October, 14h09.

Fit for purpose? Planning and food production in the peri-urban space (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Devereux, M., & Sheppard, A. (2012, April). Fit for purpose? Planning and food production in the peri-urban space. Paper presented at UK - Ireland Planning Research Conference

A recent British Council project highlighted the important role that local food production can play in addressing climate change. But is our planning system capable supporting strategies to encourage small scale and community food production, especia... Read More about Fit for purpose? Planning and food production in the peri-urban space.

Making space for place: from development management to planning (2012)
Book Chapter
Devereux, M., & Charrington, H. (2012). Making space for place: from development management to planning. In K. Borsi, & B. Durmaz (Eds.), Proceedings of Designing Place: International Urban Design Conference, 117-129. University of Nottingham

This paper surveys the position that place currently holds within the discipline of planning in the UK, and advocates a move away from current models of development management to one of explicit place-making. The paper’s concern is the planning sys... Read More about Making space for place: from development management to planning.

Trompes l'oeil (2012)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2012). Trompes l'oeil. Architectural Design, 82(1), 92-97. https://doi.org/10.1002/ad.1356

This article challenges the myth that London is an organic, unplanned city shaped by economic forces, and Paris is, in contrast a planned city moulded by the state. The modern development of the two cities is tracked from the early nineteenth century... Read More about Trompes l'oeil.

Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Devereux, M. (2011, June). Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris. Paper presented at Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference

Le Périphérique is a 35.04kms long inner ring road built around Paris following the line of the former defensive wall demolished in 1929. Ever since it opened in 1973 there have been attempts to reduce its physical impact on the landscape. It is gene... Read More about Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris.

Language and identity: Lessons from Ireland (2011)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2011). Language and identity: Lessons from Ireland. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 80(4), 192-194

This article explores the difficulties faced in keeping the Irish languages in daily use in those areas of Ireland where the influx of English as as dominant language is a threat. In particular it focusses on the approach of planners to controlling t... Read More about Language and identity: Lessons from Ireland.

The changing role of the Jardin Publique in the planning of Paris (2010)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2010). The changing role of the Jardin Publique in the planning of Paris

Paris, with 24,400 persons per km2( ), is the most densely populated capital city in Europe, yet at the same time it is one of the capitals that offers its inhabitants the least green space of all (Paris 13m2 per habitant compared with London 45m2) (... Read More about The changing role of the Jardin Publique in the planning of Paris.

A spatial vision for north-west Europe (2001)
Journal Article
Devereux, M., & Guillemoteau, D. (2001). A spatial vision for north-west Europe. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 70(2),