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Designing Safer Urban Spaces (DESURBS)

Location Client Dates Value
Pan-European European Commission (FP7) 2011-2014 Total contract €400,000 (Value of WEDC contract £310,000)

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Summary of project activities and outcomes:

Through a multidisciplinary partnership of eight partners across Europe this project developed a series of tools, accessible through an interactive portal, designed to assist urban stakeholders to plan, design, manage and maintain safer urban spaces (in the context of natural hazards and manmade threats).

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