Arman is a cultural practitioner with a degree in Anthropology and a Masters in Urban Studies. His MSc dissertation explored the possibilities that meanwhile space offers for communities and grassroots culture, with a particular focus on improving cultural and meanwhile space policy to better facilitate community participation and empowerment. Following this, Arman co-founded art and architecture studio People’s Place. He is also co-founder and editor of EYESORE, a print magazine and events programme about cities and architecture.
At Enfield, Arman is playing a key role in defining how Enfield engages and involves residents, businesses, politicians and other stakeholders in new estate renewal projects, initially focusing on the Joyce and Snells estate – Enfield’s flagship regeneration scheme in one of the poorest parts of London.