Community involvement in the built environment is relatively new in Britain which is why research is at the core of our work.
We work directly on commissioned research projects and also advise on national studies managed by other organisations.
Opening Up Olympic Opportunities uncovered a lack of awareness amongst young people, in particular those who are either NEET or at risk of becoming NEET, about the Olympic developments and wider regeneration of East London and therefore the educational and work opportunities that are available as a result. You can download a copy of the findings of our action research project here which informed the first exploratory Round Table event held in September 2010 at St John’s Church in Stratford.
Fundamental was commissioned by Demos to collaborate on the case study research for Seen and Heard: Reclaiming the public realm with children and young people published September 2007 which explores the everyday experiences of children in public. Click here to download the publication
Soundings was a published series on our participant-led research between 2006–08.
Download Soundings 2008
Download Soundings 2007
Download Soundings 2006