School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape

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2017 RTPI Commendation

Sam Clark, PhD candidate, has been commended for his submission to the 2017 RTPI Awards for Research Excellence (Planning Consultancy Award).  Clark, sponsored for his doctoral studies by Churchill Retirement Living, produced a guide for the profession on ‘Retirement Living Explained’.   Supervised by Professor Rose Gilroy and Professor Adam Sharr, the guide gathers three years of project work, undertaken as part of his studies, into a comprehensive publication to assist professionals with defining retirement living and an understanding of future housing needs. 

The Awards for Research Excellence are run by the RTPI to recognise and promote high quality and impactful research 

For further information on the guide, please visit

published on: 28 September 2017