Focusing on adaptation to climate change in the built environment, the secondment aims to enhance the uptake, utility and value of existing simulation models at the building-, suburban- and city-scale by building on existing EPSRC-funded research.
A study and framework to evaluate both current and future flood resilience at a community level.
The MAGIC project aim is to answer the question: can we develop a city with no air pollution and no heat-island effect by 2050?
LoHCool aims to develop a holistic approach to achieving CO2 reductions associated with space heating and cooling as well as keeping internal temperatures comfortable.
The project vision is for more explicit risdk-based management of droughts and water scarcity in future, incorporating analysis of drought impacts for people and the environment.
Developing risk management measures and strategies for coastal communities against extreme events minimising impacts and increasing the resilience of coastal regions in Europe.
The Street mobility project is developing a suite of tools to measure community severance.
cycle BOOM studied how to design the environment and technologies to help people to carry on cycling in older age or to reconnect with cycling.
A person’s needs and abilities change; however, the built environment is failing to respond to these physical and cognitive changes. We asked the question: How can the built environment facilitate physical ability and wellbeing in care homes?
Exploring how places can be designed collaboratively to make pedestrian mobility easy, enjoyable and meaningful for older people.