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Urban Sciences Building

The Urban Sciences building is a £58 million commitment by Newcastle University to lead international research into digitally enabled urban sustainability.

Situated on the Science Central site, the building and its surrounding city area will become a living laboratory underpinning research to make urban centres more sustainable for future generations.

The building will be a flagship development when it opens in Autumn 2017.

For the first time, academics will work together in an environment specifically designed to benefit their research and promote collaboration.

The Urban Sciences building will facilitate research in:

It will also incorporate Decision Theatre, a facility that enables advanced data visualisation so that policy makers and other stakeholders can plan and operate cities sustainably.

For an overview of the building read Science Central - Urban Sciences Building (PDF: 1.07MB). 

Artist's impression of Urban Sciences Building (Level 1)