27 Nov '12, 10am

University of Reading launches innovative research programme into sustainability in the built environment @UKGBC

University of Reading launches innovative research programme into sustainability in the built environment @UKGBC

UK-GBC member launches Sustainability in the Built Environment research programme Date released: 26 Nov 2012 UK-GBC member The University of Reading is taking an innovative approach to tackling issues of environmental, economic and social sustainability with a new interdisciplinary research programme into sustainability in the built environment. Funding has already been secured for projects ranging from the use of green roofs and green infrastructure, planning for a sustainable future for transition towns, maintaining secure energy supply and storage, retrofitting cities to 2050, and understanding urban meteorology and its impact on the built environment. Discussions are also underway with a range of funders to develop this growing programme of research around key themes. The research has been combined into six themes: Planning for sustainability Designing for resilience U...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/uk-gbc-member-launches-sustaina...

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