Andrew Copolov

Understanding and catering to the social and spatial needs of food delivery riders.

PhD candidate

  • Andrew Copolov


"If workers are without central meeting places and, thus, without places for communication among themselves, common social identities and ‘cultures of solidarity’ can only emerge to a limited extent." - Heiner Heiland

Andrew Copolov

The research looks at how food delivery riders in Melbourne use and understand the city. In addition, this project-based PhD will propose architectural outcomes which can improve rider access to crucial amenities such as toilets,  while also providing riders spaces for discussion, congregation, and organisation.