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Ideas on making space for as wide a range of users as possible. On enabling participation in public life. On addressing inherent conflicts. On manifesting the possibilities and the joy of living together in a city.

Portfolio

A Street To Draw On
Is it Play?
An Exchange of Views
Home Comforts on the Move
Fairer Futures
London Works
Toward New Spitalfields
Our Street
Inside Out
The Moving Corridor
A Car-free London?
Child in the City
über:sehen, über:gangen, über:plant
Peripheral Vision
The Proprietor
Designing Empathy
The Extended Bauhaus
The Joy of Close Looking
Let's Talk About Darmstadt Pt II
Look Out
The Companionable Bench

In Progress

About

I am a spatial practitioner focusing on participatory strategies. I am interested in the city as a meeting place: in how its public spaces provide opportunities for exchange, and how design processes can allow residents and other inhabitants to learn about others, forge new partnerships, and have a hand in directing the environmental changes affecting them.

I understand design as not a primarily aesthetic discipline, but one that also facilitates bridge-building and communication. I combine research and academic teaching with spatial practice, having delivered projects at all scales from bench to masterplan for a wide range of complex client bodies including many local authorities.

hello@marklemanski.com

+44 (0) 7792 390 120