Prof Geoff Levermore considers what we need to know and what’s next for tools to help designers create climate resilient cities.
Doug McNab from the Southwark planning department reflects on what he learnt at our urban microclimate event – and highlights the value of bringing researchers and practitioners together.
Duick T. Young, Urban Climate researcher, reflects on the recent CIBSE Resilient Cities urban microclimate event and highlights what areas the urban climate community needs to focus on to give their research greater impact in the future development of high density resilient and sustainable cities
A toolkit from Researchers at Durham University and Herriot-Watt University can help commissioners and providers of services for older people to adapt health and social care services for a changing climate.
6 January 2017 City Hall, London Working with the CIBSE Resilient Cities Group, we brought together 65 policy, industry and academic experts to consider the current state of knowledge and understanding of the various built form-driven effects on urban performance and resilience. We also addressed the practice requirements of tackling the unintended local environmental consequences … Continue reading Urban microclimate: overcoming obstacles to high density resilient cities
The cycle BOOM study focused on how cycling can affect the mobility, health and wellbeing of the older population.
A study and framework to evaluate both current and future flood resilience at a community level.
Researchers at Cambridge University have developed tools & techniques for flood risk assessment and a better understanding of the consequences of flooding & benefits of property-level resilience.
We’re delighted to once again be working in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) to coordinate the 2017 design challenge on the use of green infrastructure as a building service. We’re looking for designs that demonstrate how both indoor and outdoor green infrastructure can contribute to the health, wellbeing and productivity … Continue reading Green infrastructure design challenge
11 November 2016, 09:30–16:00 Care City, Barking, London Barking Riverside is one of the most ambitious and important new developments in the UK. It is also an NHS England designated Healthy New Towns demonstrator site, aiming to design and deliver interventions which increase healthy life expectancy, reduce health inequalities, and support inclusion and healthy ageing … Continue reading Barking Riverside healthy new town research & innovation summit