The 15 Minute City

By Project, Research

The 5, 10, and 15-minute city is all about living locally. Giving people the ability to meet most of their everyday needs within a 15-minute walk, scooter, cycle, or public transport trip of their home. This concept was first developed in Paris to reduce transport emissions and increase vibrancy, wellbeing, and safety within communities.

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Measuring inequality in urban systems

By Project

Current approaches for measuring inequality are insufficient or unsuitable for promoting and designing equitable built environments and urban systems. We demonstrate how a new approach can be used to support decision making to foster equity in the built environment.

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Community Resilience: Making It About People

By Project

We make the case for why people’s access to every-day amenities should be central to thinking about community resilience. Through this lens, resilience is something we can quantify and improve. Our interactive app demonstrates this approach in the context of Hurricane Florence.

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