Exploring how the co-design of houses and neighbourhoods can facilitate mobility and wellbeing for current and future generations of older people.
The Street mobility project is developing a suite of tools to measure community severance.
Exploring how places can be designed collaboratively to make pedestrian mobility easy, enjoyable and meaningful for older people.
Managing urban flood risk as part of wider, integrated urban planning to enhance environments and urban renewal and including multiple benefits of Blue-Green Cities.
Enabling integration of systems across scales to create policies and planning driven by efficient transport, use of land as a resource, using waste as an asset, micro-generation of energy and up-scaling systems management from a local/city to regional level.
Developing the ability to overcome the separation between the “what” and “how” of urban-scale retrofitting to promote a managed socio-technical transition in built environment and urban infrastructure.
ARCADIA: Adaptation and Resilience in Cities: Analysis and Decision making using Integrated Assessment
A system-scale understanding of the relationships between climate impacts, the urban economy, land use, transport and the built environment in order to design cities that are more resilient and adaptable.
Developing the means to locate and record the position of all buried utility assets without excavation using a single shared multi-sensor platform.
Producing a general and computationally efficient methodology for sizing HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning) plant and equipment in buildings.
Research focused on the city of Leicester, examining buildings, transport and carbon emissions.