CityForm addresses a major research question:
To what extent and in what ways does urban form contribute to sustainability?
CityForm objectives are to:
- Determine the relationship between urban form and:
- Environmental sustainability
- Social sustainability
- Economic sustainability
- Advance theory on sustainable urban form through an integrated programme of multi-disciplinary evidence-based research
- Provide guidance of sustainable urban forms which are acceptable to users and appropriate in the future
CityForm is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), grant reference GR/S20529/01.
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Images: A flagship sustainable settlement in Hamnen Vastra, Malmo, Sweden. Photographs courtesy of Nicholas Low, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Dimensions of the Sustainable City