Funding agency JPI Urban Europe has interviewed two LOOPER project members. Sharon Thomas from S4B in Manchester explains how she bridged academic research and community outreach. Project coordinator Imre Keserü from VUB-MOBI describes how the project was designed and its implementation in Brussels.
The Manchester Living Lab is now implementing co-designed interventions to test perceptual traffic calming and aesthetic uplift along the Brunswick Street in Ardwick.
As a result of their scale and range of activities, universities have a tremendous impact on the neighbourhoods around them.