New online platform to support resilience practices

The website enables networking between community resilience practices, offering a unique set of resources for knowledge exchange, resource sharing, connectivity and mutual support.

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Ground-floor insulation in homes can reduce floor heat loss by up to 92 per cent

Adding insulation to suspended timber ground floors commonly found in homes built before the Second World War can reduce heat-loss by up to 92 per cent, new research has found.

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New project to explore the impact universities can make in cities

We are working with partners across Europe to set up local hubs which will imagine new and inclusive futures for our cities.

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Our research

We aim to shape national research agenda and policy on the built environment and proactively address public and professional needs. Our research is grouped into three main areas.

Design, Engagement and Practice> People, Environments and Performance> Space, Cultures and Politics>
Research groups
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World-leading talent

As one of the UK’s top 4 research schools we attract excellent national and international researchers who all contribute to a thriving research environment.

Our researchers> Visiting Professors and Academics> PhD Opportunities>

Partnerships and collaborations

Our work with key partners, from leading architectural practices and professional organisations to community groups and regional authorities, keeps us at the forefront of innovative architectural research. We have profiled some case studies of our collaborative working.

Case study: Stories of Change> Case study: Insurgent Regeneration> Case Study: Experimental Co-design Approaches>
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