Sustainable urban transformations                  

in water and energy

Addressing key challenges in planning for sustainable urban environments

a collaboration between engineers in brazil and social scientists in the UK

This partnership addresses key challenges in planning for sustainable urban environments.  The themes of water and energy are of strategic relevance to development goals in Brazil.  Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the planned partnership activities will build on a knowledge base, bringing together social scientists and engineers with substantial track records in relation to sustainable urban development.

sharing knowledge, sharing tools

The inter-disciplinary project team and proposed activities shall afford innovative forms of dissemination and knowledge exchange; sharing outputs on this website.  This is a space to engage with other researchers, professionals and publics interested in the water and energy nexus.  Please add to our 'visual mapping' tool, bringing together interdisciplinary research, ideas and solutions from around the globe on water and energy solutions to sustainable urban development.  You might also be interested in attending one of our Summer Schools, to be held in both the UK and Brazil.  Please navigate this site for more information.