Impacts of the Built Environment in Birmingham

Built Environment academics, Nicki Schiessel Harvey and Dr Mohammad Mayouf, discuss how urban planning and development decisions impact cities across the UK – using Birmingham as a case study. Discover how you could study the built environment in a city undergoing major transformation.

Built Environment Courses

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Birmingham’s cityscape has seen massive redevelopment in recent years with projects like Big City Plan, a project which is set to redevelop key infrastructures in Birmingham to attract new business, investment and generate 50,000 new jobs and 5,000 new homes. 

Our links with local companies mean many BCU graduates and placement students work on projects like Big City Plan and can work with Birmingham City Council’s Urban Design Team.