By Phil Coker

The School of the Built Environment hosted an event aimed at researchers and current partners to help explore, understand and inform the future of our urban landscape.

This research showcase shared insights from our recent work, alongside perspectives from our industry partners. We heard from academics across fields including Architecture, Construction Management and Energy Systems alongside industry experts from our partners Skanska UK, Peter Brett Associates, Barton Willmore and more.

See links below for slide sets from the day:

Reading 2050: Creating an Urban Innovation Ecosystem
Tim Dixon, University of Reading and Nigel Horton-Baker, Reading UK CIC

Energy demand side flexibility: the CREDS project
Jacopo Torriti, University of Reading

Smarter grids-a Network’s perspective
Laura Hawkins, SSEN

The IPI Model in action: Dudley Advance II 
Kevin Thomas, IPInitiatives Ltd

Immersive visualisation
David Throssell, Skanska UK and Dragana Nikolic, University of Reading

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