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UrbanBuzz: Building Sustainable Communities

The two-year UrbanBuzz year programme has developed new ways of delivering genuinely sustainable forms of development and community in London and the wider south-east region.

The programme funded 27 innovative projects, each of which tackled aspects of sustainable community development. Areas of activity included low carbon living, community engagement, sustainable transport solutions, community mapping, urban agriculture and designing out anti-social behaviour.

A range of UrbanBuzz video and multimedia clips are available:

The reality of creating sustainable communities: the UrbanBuzz final conference

Keynote presentations, including Sir Bob Kerslake, chief executive of the Homes and Communities Agency; Sir Simon Milton, Deputy Mayor of London; and Peter Bishop, group director, Design, Development & Environment, London Development Agency

Key UrbanBuzz-supported websites

Low Carbon Buildings Directory

UrbanBuzz on YouTube

UrbanBuzz on iTunesU

The 27 UrbanBuzz projects

Many of the projects have created websites featuring images, video, presentations and simulations


logos of supporting partners