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Peak Car in the City - David Metz

Peak Car in the City - David Metz

14 January 2015

Successful cities attract people. Population densities increase, and the road network cannot cope. So successful cities like London must invest in rail, and car use declines. The share of journeys in London by car peaked at 50% in 1990, after fifty years of population decline. Since then the population has ...
The London Housing Market - Neal Hudson

The London Housing Market - Neal Hudson

21 January 2015

Neal Hudson will be talking about how the real estate company Savills uses data and mapping to research and analyse the London housing market. House prices in London have risen by 60% since 2009 and the market is highly unaffordable for many prospective purchasers. With new housing delivery continuing to ...
What is an Urban Energy System? - James Keirstead

What is an Urban Energy System? - James Keirstead

04 February 2015

That cities account over half of the world's population is now a well-known fact.  But our understanding of how cities use energy is still an emerging field, both at the scale of ...