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Martin Stockley delivered presentations throughout the Manual For Streets event.

Martin Stockley delivered presentations throughout the Manual For Streets event.

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  • 1. Manual for Streets Workshop! Martin Stockley, ! Martin Stockley Associates ! The Orangery, Wakefield! 22 September 2010! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
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  • 3. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES The solution is worse than the problem! Consulting Engineers
  • 4. Life, the universe and everything…! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 5. It is about ! Life! Not! Lucre! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 6. “…does not allow for the health of our children, the quality of their education, or the joy of their play. It does not include the beauty of our poetry or the strength of our marriages, the intelligence of our public debate or the integrity of our public officials. It measures neither our wit nor our courage, neither our wisdom nor our learning, neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country; it measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile”.! Bobby Kennedy on the gross national product, ! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 7. It’s about the Cultural and Social aspects of our lives and the Environment in which we live – ! supported by an Economy! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 8. Towns and cities are the key drivers of our social, cultural and economic life! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 9. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES The public realm is the circulatory system ! Consulting Engineers
  • 10. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES It is where we commune…! Consulting Engineers
  • 11. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES It is where we can play…! Consulting Engineers
  • 12. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES A place to meet people…! Consulting Engineers
  • 13. A place for love… ! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 14. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES …and self expression! Consulting Engineers
  • 15. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES A place to celebrate…! Consulting Engineers
  • 16. It’s our place! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 17. It is about ! Movement ! Not ! A Movement! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 18. • Shared Space – Originated in the Netherlands from Highways Engineers trying alternative methods to reduce collisions and improve movement.! • MfS approach developed by a number of separate practitioners.! • General aim is to bring greater civility to streets using behavioural psychology tools. ! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES 18 Consulting Engineers
  • 19. It is about ! Civility! Not! Civil Engineering! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 20. Civility:! • Politeness: the act of showing regard for others ! • Civic virtue is the cultivation of habits of personal living that are claimed to be important for the success of the community.! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 21. Banksy…! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
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  • 27. Don’t walk on the grass No Ball Games No Skateboarding No cycling… MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES 27 Consulting Engineers
  • 28. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES I just want to walk around your town! Consulting Engineers
  • 29. It is about! Collaboration! Not! Competition! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 30. Competition! • No agreement! • Uses compete for the available space! • No resolution to sharing of space! • Everybody gets what nobody wants…! Compromise! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 31. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Competitive Space – can lead to madness…! Consulting Engineers
  • 32. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Poor allocation of space through competition! Consulting Engineers
  • 33. Collaboration! • Agree to share the space! • Agree the importance and priority of different uses! • Design a solution which matches the agreed aims! • Everybody gets what everybody wants…! Design! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 34. Controlling Regulations! Vs! Allowing Regulations! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 35. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES The regulatory approach! Consulting Engineers
  • 36. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES A product of regulations…! Consulting Engineers
  • 37. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Regulation compliant but nothing quite works…! Consulting Engineers
  • 38. Controlling Regulations! • Good for maintaining fair market conditions e.g. insulation standards, energy use standards etc! • Clumsy and less effective for controlling human behaviour! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 39. Controlling Regulations (when applied to human behaviour)! • Require learning and memorising! • Often counter-intuitive (that’s why you have a rule)! • Require enforcement by third parties! • Offer no reward for compliance (just avoid penalty)! • Make poor use of the brain’s remarkable abilities! • Usually inefficient in terms of movement capacity (but sometimes more predictable)! • Undermine community interaction and often result in negative social behaviour! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 40. Allowing Regulations! • Less effective for maintaining fair market conditions i.e. lack of viability unless all comply! • Subtle and very effective for generating positive human behaviour! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 41. Allowing Regulations (when applied to human behaviour)! • Require learning but follow normal behaviour rules! • Generally intuitive ! • Do not require enforcement by third parties(they work by negotiation on the spot)! • Offer a reward for compliance (if only just a smile)! • Make use of the brain’s remarkable abilities! • Efficient in terms of movement capacity! • Reinforce community interaction and positive social behaviour! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 42. We are different.! We want - ! • fairness not necessarily equality! • sharing not exclusion! • joy as well as function! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 43. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES We come in different sizes...! Consulting Engineers
  • 44. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES and move in different ways! Consulting Engineers
  • 45. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES We are very adaptable...! Consulting Engineers
  • 46. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Very little is beyond us...! Consulting Engineers
  • 47. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES when we put our minds to it...! Consulting Engineers
  • 48. Sign Singing: Love Will Tear Us Apart, ! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES and work together! Joy Division, 1979, Deaf Choir, 2009! Consulting Engineers
  • 49. What if we allowed people to behave normally?! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 50. 1950’s Harlow New Town – where pedestrian and cyclist rule! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 51. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES An act of civility with no special regulations! Consulting Engineers
  • 52. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES An act of civility with normal behavioural rules! Consulting Engineers
  • 53. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES An act of regulation! Consulting Engineers
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  • 56. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES A new park where all things are allowed…! Consulting Engineers
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  • 61. Site Visits! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 62. A word about hazard...! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 63. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Speed is critical! Consulting Engineers
  • 64. Ancoats, Manchester! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
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  • 70. New Road, Brighton – a case study! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 71. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES New Road, Brighton! Consulting Engineers
  • 72. MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES New Road, Brighton - function dominates! Consulting Engineers
  • 73. People staying! People passing through ! 175 % more pedestrian traffic! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 74. A place where all are welcome – but where civility guides behaviour! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers
  • 75. “It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated;”! John Ruskin ! MARTIN STOCKLEY ASSOCIATES Consulting Engineers CABE Conference - London March 2008 62