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  • Five Hundred Years of Non-Linear History: Exploring Land-Ownership, Property Development and its Social Regulation in Central Reading 1500-2000

Joe’s research is exploring the processes of urban development and redevelopment in Central Reading over the last 500 years. Using ideas derived from assemblage theory, he is examining the changes in land and property ownership, built form and the regulation of that process in four case study sites in Reading. The research is being undertaken on a part-time basis.