A University of Dundee researcher has worked with architects to produce conceptual designs for a luxury ‘eco-treehouse’ capable of housing a family, regulating its own temperature and functioning on a self-maintaining, low-energy cycle. Civil engineering lecturer Dr Anthony Leung has devised a c
Part of Bikem Korkuter’s work exploring urban sprawl How would a Manhattan-inspired block work beside the Edinburgh by-pass? How do we make homes energy-autonomous? How can urban sprawl and planning legislation be reconciled? What can be done to ensure the housing needs of vulnerable members of so
A partnership between academia and industry is aiming to produce an easy and intelligent way of capturing the performance of modern buildings. The system aims to provide vital information on how much the buildings cost to run, how much energy they consume, how little they damage the environment, and
Researchers carrying out model screw pile tests The University of Dundee is to lead a major research project to determine whether cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and more effective foundations can be developed for the offshore renewables industry.
The University of Dundee is to lead a research project into the recovery and use of stockpile fly ash to boost the construction sector. Teaming with the UK Quality Ash Association (UKQAA), the representative organisation for the producers and users of coal ash in the UK, the university’s Concrete
The Dundee Civic Trust, which encourages the best standards of architectural design and town planning for new developments, has commended the University of Dundee Medical School for its outstanding contribution to the city’s townscape.
Building Scotland’s largest community-owned solar power park in Dundee would help tackle fuel poverty, reduce CO2 emissions and regenerate derelict and contaminated land, according to a speaker appearing at the University of Dundee next week. Helen Grayshan, lead officer from Solar Cities Scotland