UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering



UCL IEDE is carrying out world-leading research in sustainable building design and engineering.

Our research is original, influential and relevant to the biggest practical and scientific challenges facing industry, policymakers and academia.

Research projects

Through our research IEDE researchers tackle some of the fundamental built environment issues facing society. 

Research themes, methods and impacts

Our researchers work across four interacting research themes. We use a range of methods in our research, including performance modelling and analysis.

EPSRC platform grants

We have received three successive EPSRC Platform Grants, while in the last national Research Assessment Exercise The Bartlett was awarded the highest percentage of 4* (world-leading) projects among architecture and built environment submissions from UK universities.

UCL Grand Challenges

The UCL Grand Challenges aim to address global problems that in order to give future the opportunity to prosper.