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Urban Sciences

Urban Sciences Building

The new home of our world leading School of Computing and a flagship for urban sustainability

USB Masthead

Opened in September 2017, the £58million 12,500 sqm Urban Sciences Building (USB) is a flagship development. The building and its surrounding city area is a living laboratory underpinning research to make urban centres more sustainable for future generations.

As well as being home to the world Top 100 School of Computing, the building also includes a wide range of facilities funded though our role in the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastruture and Cities (UKCRIC).

UKCRIC and other facilities in the building include: