Student Projects 1: 2015

This is the proposal document produced by the summer school students

Summer School Proposals as a 117 page booklet

NB This contains a few errors, omissions and ‘big ideas’ – as student work will

Summer School proposals as separate chapters (for easier access)

Introduction Summary, background, survey and analysis

AREA 1 New under-bridges and Abbey Mills brewery, shops and green enterprise

AREA 2 St Anns Mills, vertical farm, sustainability centre and businesses (3 options)

AREA 3 Community research farm, shop, café, accommodation and gig space

AREA 4 Canoe club and nature reserves with coppice, orchards, hydro power etc

AREA 5 Energy farm and green technology park

AREA 6 Armley MIlls, sculpture trails, solar furniture etc

Appendices – references for Summer School Proposals (2015)

Includes research findings on: Deep Green Building Standards (‘The Living Building Challenge’), River Stewardship, Small Scale Renewable Energy Projects, Soils and Compost / Waste Remediation, Vertical Farming and Small Scale Closed Loop Food Systems, Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, Laura Fogg MA proposals for St Anns Mills in full

The proposals were shared with interested parties in a seminar at Leeds Beckett on 15 10 15.

KEEP seminar audio


Other relevant Leeds Beckett Student Proposals

Insects for Human Consumption The Grubbies (from Baker, Contini and Wyman MA) (NB these proposals relate to Meanwood and Hyde Park, but are very applicable to KEEP)

The Grubbies

Gotts Park Public Garden schemes (Emma Oldroyd and BA students)

Since the seminar, the KVP committee applied for and won funding for a Pocket Park at St Anns Mills to connect the existing path between the river and the rugby ground with the bridges over the weir by the fish pass. The first phase of this has now been built.

Pocket Park Proposal by KVP