UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


Wellbeing and care in the built environment

21 May 2021

Learn more about how the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering is working with governments, industry and other universities to understand the relationship between people, buildings and the environment.

drawing of a house on a red hill with a light blue background with clouds in the sky

How do we design cities to support human health and wellbeing? What would a healthy house look like? Or a school, an office block, or even a whole neighbourhood? We’re trying to find answers to these questions in our research.

Watch the animation below to find out more about how our research is making an impact in the real world: from helping to improve indoor air quality in schools to solving overheating in new and existing homes.

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Art direction & illustration: Boyle & Perks
Copywriting: George Bull, Eggcorn
Animation: Plastic Horse 
Voiceover: Poppy Chancellor

The case studies featured in this animation are from the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering.