Dr Philip Black

Lecturer in Urban Design

Full contact details
View graph of relations

Research interests

(i) Design control (particular interest in design review)

(ii) Applied urban design process and methods 

(iii) Urban design/architectural quality and evaluation

(iv) Urban design, mobility, and wellbeing

Current Research

  •    ‘Urban Design and Cycling in Manchester’ (Funded by SEED, University of Manchester) – Principal Investigator 
  •    ‘Urban Design Process and Methods’ (Funded by Arab Academy, Egypt) – Principal Investigator

Previous Research

  •    ‘Cycling in Reading: An Urban Design Perspective’ (Funded by Reading Borough Council) – Principal Investigator
  • ‘PrICELESS Design’ (Funded by EPSRC, PI- Dr Tim Jones, Oxford Brookes) – Work Package Lead ‘Urban Design Audit’
  • ‘Architectural Preferences and the Development Management System’ (Funded by Reading Real Estate Foundation) – Principal Investigator
  •    ‘The ‘Veil’ of Control: Exploring the Attitudes and Perceptions of UK Design Controllers’ (Funded by DEL Scholarship) – PhD Thesis, Queen’s University Belfast
  •    ‘Understanding the Planner / Architect Relationship: The Role of Design Education’ (Funded by ESRC Scholarship) – Lead Researcher
  •    ‘Reform of the Planning System in Northern Ireland: Chance to Influence Change’ (Funded by Planning Service (NI) and DoE) – Researcher and Consultant

Projects

Research and projects

No current projects are available for public display