The Bartlett School of Planning


Projects and Initiatives

Our research work includes major projects, on-going collaboration and support networks around issues raised by our work.
Circular Cities

Circular Cities Research Hub

An interdisciplinary, virtual network of scholars working on all aspects of Circular Cities, providing an interface between academics and key urban stakeholders. Supported by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Everyday Economy

Everyday Economy

UCL's Everyday Economy website brings together work, research and methods of studying everyday life and ordinary places.

Place Alliance

Place Alliance

A movement for place quality founded on the idea that through collaboration and better communication we can establish a culture whereby the quality of place becomes an everyday national and local priority.

Gzhou Library

China Planning Research Group

A platform for comparative studies between urban China and other parts of the world through linked seminars, workshops, exchange visits and conferences for researchers interested in China’s continuing momentum of urbanisation and profound urban transformation.



Working to share the findings publicly, from a major interdisciplinary study of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) for generating low carbon energy, which investigated evidence and 'publics' within the statutory decision-making processes for England & Wales. 



Sintropher is a five-year cooperation project with the aim of enhancing local and regional transport provision to, from and within five peripheral regions in North-West Europe.


Socially Just Planning Doctoral Network

A network to discuss and promote ideas of social justice around the field of planning through transport, urban regeneration and public spaces as its main lines of analysis. Bringing together academics and students to contribute to ongoing discussions.