The global population living in urban areas will double by 2050
according to United Nations projections. There is clearly an imperative
to understand how to plan urban areas to be more sustainable.
To gain a full understanding of urban areas they need to be
researched within a regional context using an integrated multi
disciplinary method. The research involves a number of in-depth
regional case studies, carried out in partnership with government
agencies and other stakeholders, for systematically testing the
effectiveness of alternative design and development strategies for year
2031, and beyond.
This project has been awarded funding of £3.8m by EPSRC as
part of the Sustainable Urban Environment (SUE) programme and started
The ReVISIONS Final conference took place in London on the 22nd of November.
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