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Term time schedule

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm each day

Closed all day Saturday and Sunday and bank holidays

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The Project Support Centre is located in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

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Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS)

Posted on: 12 November 2014
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CIRIA has developed MS PowerPoint presentations (with notes) that can be modified providing an introduction to sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and retrofitting for surface water management.

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Urban transformations: Cities and water.  Gydnia, Poland, 23-26 September 2014

Posted on: 5 November 2014
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The 50th ISOCARP International Planning Conference considered all aspects of urbanity and the inherent relationships between urban planning and water issues. Conclusions of te Congress and presentations are available online.

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Architecture & Water Documentary. Part 3: Waterpark

Posted on: 4 November 2014
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The last chapter in a three-part documentary about water’s relationship with the built environment questions how waterways can become generators of radical new public spaces.

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Evaluating the water quality benefits of land management change

Posted on: 29 October 2014
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Provides evidence to show how integrated land management change can contribute to reducing local flood risk while improving ecosystem services within a catchment.

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Architecture & water documentary: Part 2 – Gentrification machine?

Posted on: 27 October 2014
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The second chapter in a three-part documentary about water’s relationship with the built environment. It considers the effects of waterfront living on gentrification, property ownership and access to the river.

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Green infrastructure guide for water management: Ecosystem-based management approaches for water-related infrastructure projects

Posted on: 10 October 2014
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The United Nations Environment Programme has launched this guide, highlighting the benefits of the green infrastructure approach, which can reduce vulnerability to climate impacts as well as providing economic and other benefits.

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International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability and Environment. Ottawa, Canada, 26-28 August 2014

Posted on: 18 September 2014
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This event provided an opportunity for scientists from around the world to share their scholarly knowledge, skills and expertise with a focus on environmental challenges facing the planet. Presentation abstracts are available online.

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Regulation for water quality: How to safeguard the water environment

Posted on: 18 September 2014
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Three senior specialists are publishing a new book which shares the UK and EU’s water regulatory expertise with developing countries. Together the team have over 80 years of experience of water regulation and were influential in setting up the UK water and environment regulatory and permitting systems. They worked to develop and implement EU Water Directives including the Water Framework.

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Delivering sustainable drainage systems

Posted on: 16 September 2014
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The government is consulting on plans to change the current planning system to increase sustainable drainage systems in England by slowing the rate of surface water run-off and improving infiltration. Comments are requested by 24 October 2014.

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River basin planning guidance

Posted on: 4 August 2014
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Statutory guidance on how the Water Framework Directive is being implemented in England and Wales.

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