NSERC Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction

Urban Engineering

Sustainable urban development, with ready access to amenities and infrastructure, results in a higher quality of life for all citizens. The IRC conducts research investigating infrastructure planning, policies, and community design in order to enhance quality of life and sustainability. This involves interrogating municipal bylaws, exploring potential efficiencies in the design, delivery, and maintenance of infrastructure, and researching policy changes that could reduce costs while enhancing safety.