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.
University of Reading researchers are developing new methods to improve the assessment of risk from contaminated industrial sites, opening new possibilities for low carbon, brownfield redevelopment.
When a sustainable building is created, it is not necessarily operated sustainably – Jo Harris how best to help facilities managers remedy the situation.
4 April 2017 William Penn Suite, Friends House, London NW1 2BJ Our workshop will share ageing and mobility research with the policy and practice communities. This is an opportunity for you to have your say in how the findings are best presented to ensure this knowledge is used in decision-making. Cities are byzantine places, from … Continue reading Ageing & mobility in the built environment… stakeholders, have your say!
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.