BRE Trust Centre for Sustainable Engineering

We aim to pave the way for a new generation of digital buildings that have lifelong resilience and adaptability to their environment, usage and occupancy.

PIcture of The Works - part of Resilient project


Research into the built environment for public benefit.

Modern office buildings


Explore the various research projects that we are currently involved with.

Student scanning building.


We have research facilities and equipment that are available to book.


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Urban water systems management: a data analytics approach

23 May 2018

An adoption of ICT to enable water network operators to intelligently monitor, analyse real-time information and, take appropriate actions, is seen as a key way to reduce the strain on urban water systems.

Informing the UK Smart Cities agenda

Informing the UK Smart Cities agenda

14 May 2018

Informing the UK Smart Cities Agenda

A diagram of a training project.

New project for engineering research centre

20 July 2017

BRE Trust Centre develops new training for energy efficiency.

Postgraduate study

View our postgraduate research opportunities and admissions information.