Philip Kassanis provides consultancy services for most  standard aspects of both architecture and urban design, while continuing to develop an enhanced approach to masterplanning through academic research.
Some recent posts
Co-working space

Co-working space

Co-working space concept developed initially for disused factory in the Russian town of Penza

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Co-creation of local plans

Co-creation of local plans

OurPlanning™ is open source planning that facilitates communities to unite in common purpose to co-author a plan for their area.

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Update masterplanning good practice

Update masterplanning good practice

M10 is an academic research programme that aims to enhance the practice of masterplanning by learning the lessons of the last 10 years using an improved framework.

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Residential 4

Residential 4

Design and access statement to support a full planning application for this small scheme in the London Borough of Merton.

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Dialogue with Penza

Dialogue with Penza

Kassanis+Thomas has been invited to meet the administration - including the Governor - of the Penza Region in Russia with a view to setting up a relationship to help with... more

Residential 3

Residential 3

Planning application for 112 unit residential scheme

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Some featured posts
Introduction to masterplanning

Introduction to masterplanning

At Kassanis+Thomas we recently published an introduction to masterplanning. It forms a useful starting point to the way in which we would practice masterplanning and the base from which we... more

Russian Far East

Russian Far East

Another of the interesting projects that we are developing at Kassanis+Thomas is masterplanning for a mixed use site near Vladivostok. The plot is 15 Ha and our feasibility masterplan shows... more

Climate Change Design

Climate Change Design

Over the last six months we have been pushing forward with interesting work at Kassanis+Thomas. We led a successful bid in a Technology Strategy Board competition for the maximum award... more

Masterplanning: learning the lessons of the last 10 years

Masterplanning: learning the lessons of the last 10 years

I am in the process of setting up a research programme to establish the next generation of good practice for masterplanning. This blog post is extracted from a prospectus for the programme and conveys the essentials.

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Russian Connection

Russian Connection

Ekaterinburg Business Park Masterplanning Philip Kassanis freelancing for Consultant Line Architects September 2010 We won the tender against international competition to review the masterplanning for a 13 Ha business park in Ekaterinburg. The... more

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall

Philip Kassanis was shortlisted shortlisted for the prestigious £30K research fellowship awarded by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 to create ideas for the area around the Royal Albert Hall in collaboration with Dr Alan Reeve of JCUD at Oxford Brookes.

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