The Laboratory of Urban Complexity and Sustainability (LUCAS) is an interdisciplinary team of academics, research fellows and PhD students. We are working on projects to better understand how cities function, socially and physically, and how this functioning and its consequences for social, economic and environmental sustainability can be improved upon.
Further information on our work can be found on our research pages and blog.
LUCAS is also a key component of the University's Sustainable and Resilient Cities Research Priority Area (RPA).
The hub of our activity is the Leverhulme Research Programme Grant Sustaining urban habitats: an interdisciplinary approach. The ambitious aim of this project is to transform our understanding of how sustainable cities, and by extension our species, can be.
Our objectives in achieving this aim are to:
Modelling Urban Housing Stocks for Building Energy Simulation using CityGML EnergyADE
We have a new article on urban energy simulation accepted for publication in the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (IJGI). Using the Open Geospatial Consortium CityGML EnergyADE schema as the central data model, the paper describes the creation of urban scenes from... Read more
Laboratory for Urban Complexity and Sustainability
Lenton Hurst, University Park
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RB
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