International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics

Cultivating refuge: the role of urban agriculture amongst refugees and forced migrants in the Kurdistan region of Iraq MIKEY TOMKINS1, SAMI YOUSEF2,3, ANDREW ADAM-BRADFORD4, CARRIE PERKINS5, EVANGELINE GROSRENAUD4, MITCHELL MCTOUGH4,6, ANDRE VILJOEN 1)School of Architecture and Design, University of Brighton, UK 2)Department of Recreation and Ecotourism, College of Agriculture, University of Duhok, Iraq, 3)Botany and … Continued

Forced Migration Review

Thriving spaces: greening refugee settlements Authors: Dr. Carrie Perkins, Dr. Andrew Adam-Bradford and Dr. Mikey Tomkins By incorporating urban agriculture initiatives within refugee camp settings, the concept of shelter can be expanded to include providing protection from the climate, addressing nutritional deficiencies and increasing levels of human dignity, placemaking and self- sufficiency. FMR shelter PDF … Continued

Who makes the city?

Published book, “Why we need small cows: ways to design for urban agriculture”. The chapter is called, “Who makes the city”, co-authored with Andre Viljoen and Katrin Bohn. it discusses the relationship between the coherent design strategies of their CPUL concept and the more iterative aspects of unplanned communal food growing. Except from the introduction below “Who … Continued

Second Nature.Bricks and Nectar: Urban beekeeping in London.

“Second Nature. Urban Agriculture: Designing productive Cities” won the President’s prize 2015 at the RIBA awards for publications.    Chapter title: Bricks and nectar: Urban beekeeping with specific reference to urban agriculture in London. Published in ANDRE, V. & Bohn, K. (eds.) “Second Nature. Urban Agriculture: Designing productive Cities” 2014 Routledge This book chapter explores urban beekeeping … Continued

Publication: Footprint Journal. Issue # 10/11, Spring 2012

Flâneuring, Edible Mapping and Feeding Imaginations This paper discusses the edible map project and walks in Hackney, London, 2010-2011 Title of Paper: You Are Hungry: Flâneuring, Edible Mapping and Feeding Imaginations Published in Footprint Journal. Issue # 10/11 | Spring 2012 | Architecture Culture and the Question of Knowledge: Doctoral Research Today Abstract: This paper … Continued

Publication: Sustainable food Planning: evolving theory and practice

Title of chapter: Architecture et al: food gardening as spatial co-authorship on London Housing estates Published in: Sustainable food Planning: evolving theory and practice. Ed Andre Viljoen and Johannes S.C. Wiskerke Wageningen Academic 2012 Abstract: This paper explores community food gardening as it is presently emerging within six inner London housing estates. The estate residents … Continued

Publication: Towards a London Edible Landscape

Title of paper: The Elephant and the Castle; towards a London Edible Landscape In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 22. Building Resilient Cities pp. 37-38 June 2009 Abstract: Many urban agriculture and food-growing projects are currently being adopted by government and regional organisations within the UK1, which seek to reconnect people to a sense of place through … Continued

Publication: The ‘Ugly Sister’ of Garden History

The ‘Ugly Sister’ of Garden History: The Capital’s Nineteenth-century Market Gardens as Depicted by Thomas Milne’s Land Utilization Map. A Possible Visualisation for a Contemporary Urban Agriculture? In “London Gardener”. Journal of the London Historic Parks and Gardens Trust. Volume fourteen. 2008-2009 The paper is reproduced below The ‘Ugly Sister’ 1 of Garden History: The … Continued

Publication: Places for People, Places for Plants.

Places for People, Places for Plants: Evolving Thoughts on Continuous Productive Urban Landscape Abstract This joint paper reviews the role of urban agriculture within the context of the Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL) design concept. CPUL proposes a coherent strategy for the introduction of interlinked productive landscapes into cities thereby creating a new sustainable urban … Continued