Architecture, Built Environment and Planning
Work in this area is primarily carried out through the School of Engineering and the Built Environment, as well as the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design, and has demonstrated significant impact, evidenced in the REF 2014 results.
In architecture, Lubo Jankovic has established the Zero Carbon Lab, developing and monitoring retrofitted houses in order to lift low-income houses out of fuel poverty and help significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while our environmental experts are helping improve sustainability and urban conservation.
Shared Values for Natural Environment
Seeking to establish a clear understanding of shared values for the natural environment.
Managing Environmental Change
Assessing the implications of policy and decision-making processes for the rural-urban fringe…
By combining local knowledge with social and natural science, the project explored different…
Helping planners make decisions
The fusion of Spatial Planning with the Ecosystem Approach helps to translate complex theory into…