Jaishan Naseer Bronze

Discipline Winner
Architecture, Engineering & Interior Design


Year of study
2nd Year

University of Plymouth

Expanding scales of urbanisation, planetary roots of socio-economic issues, and climate breakdown make it necessary to challenge inherited understandings of our surroundings, to make visible it’s changing and exclusionary nature for local communities. Analysing their land-sea relationships see new urban spaces emerge, notably across the sea. This proposal evokes the concept of the commons as a framework for communities to appropriate and manage these new urban spaces, towards making them productive community assets. Plymouth Sound National Marine Park is speculatively proposed as a new commons