CIRIA launches animation to promote WSUD

CIRIA, together with its funders and partners, has launched a new animation which demonstrates the benefits of water sensitive urban design (WSUD) in the UK.


Water sensitive urban design is an approach to water management and design that provides the opportunity to live in greater harmony with water.


Louise Clarke, CIRIA Project Manager, said: “Water Sensitive Urban Design is an exciting approach to improve the way we consider the entire water cycle during the urban design and development process. The WSUD philosophy recognises the value of water and collaboration to create fantastic places that deliver multiple benefits. We hope our project demonstrates how Water Sensitive Urban Design can be embraced in the UK.”


The animation has been commissioned by the Landscape Institute and CIRIA, and is based on work by CIRIA, Arup and AECOM.


Click here to watch the video.


The animation forms part of a suite of outputs to promote WSUD in the UK, which also includes:

Water Sensitive Urban Design in the UK – Ideas book

Creating water sensitive places – Scoping study


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