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Chris Carthy

Chris Carthy is an urbanist, soapboxer and architectural assistant at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. He has kept an eye on all things Hackney Wick and Fish Island after researching and designing for self-organised groups in the area for his studies in architecture and urban planning at Sheffield School of Architecture. Chris researches and writes on actions that have the potential to democratise cities, from neighbourhood planning and self-built housing to local government decision-making, urban desegregation and community activism.

Chris’ website is www.chriscarthy.com. He blogs at www.chriscarthy.tumblr.com and tweets through www.twitter.com/chris_carthy