In this section you will find some useful links, details of publications and we will build up image and video libraries.

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This publication library has been developed to assist our research community in developing their individual and group initiatives.

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Towards Sustainable Cities – Low Carbon Technologies Development
July 28 – 29th 2010 – Shanghai Expo, China

A summary of this two day workshop exploring sustainable urban development, co-hosted by the China-UK Eco-Networks and funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Thames Gateway Institute for Sustainability, and the Administrative Centre for China’s Agenda21 (ACCA21) under “China-UK Low Carbon City Development Cooperation Framework” (FSG) steered by the Ministry of Science & Technology P.R. China at Shanghai Expo2010.

Brunel International Lecturer Series
Entering the Ecological Age: The Engineer’s Role, papers from the lecture series from the Institute of Civil Engineers.

Video downloads and Podcasts

We are able to offer the following videos either as downloads in the form of podcasts or as streaming using Windows Media Player or Quicktime. Click on the links below to view video or listen to audio.

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The McKinsey Quarterly – Connecting climate change and economic recovery (podcast)
March 2009
Economist Nicholas Stern discusses the downturn and its effect on the climate change agenda.

Click here to view interview

BBC World Service interview with Richard Florida (audio)
4 Jan 2009 (Producer: Neil Koenig Editor: Stephen Chilcott)
In an interconnected world, why does it matter where we live and work? In the Canadian city of Toronto, Peter Day finds out from the author and urban studies expert Professor Richard Florida. Visit

Peter Head SeminarThe eco cities of China, can they teach us a lesson?
19 November 2008, (Imperial College London, Skempton Building)
Joint Event organised by Friends of Imperial College, Imperial College Business School, Department of Civil Engineering.

Click here to view pre-seminar Interviews
Click here to view Seminar

Alejandro Gutierrez, Chief Designer, Arup Engineering
Eco-cities, Entrepreneurship and the Zero-Carbon Challenge

7 Oct 2008
STIR lecture series organized by Design London.

Useful links

In addition to the main Ecocit partners we are working with a variety of other firms and institutions who have provided us with a series of useful links to relevant content.

Please let us know of any websites you would recommend to colleagues. Here are a few to be starting with: