Australian Centre for Water
and Environmental Biotechnology

Working together to design sustainable and resilient cities

Thursday, 01 July 2021
  • image of lego city as part of design challenge

The ‘Urban Design Challenge’ took off at The University of Queensland on 21 June 2021. It taught participants the value of multidisciplinary teamwork in addressing complex urban issues through integrated water and energy design for sustainable and resilient cities. 

The Urban Design Challenge challenged multidisciplinary teams of planners, architects, engineers and others to create new urban developments that are more liveable, sustainable, resilient and resource efficient.

In a fast-paced competitive yet fun environment, nurturing collaboration and learning, seven teams of five students competed in rounds to find ways to create integrated water and energy systems that complement existing infrastructure for sustainable urban infill development. 

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