Built environment research


RESTRUCT is a collaborative, university-wide initiative aimed at addressing environmental, ecological, and socio-economic challenges in the built environment.

This capacity development effort is built upon existing UA strengths such as public policy, environmental sciences, transportation, optical sciences, management, planning, data sciences, public health, geography, and materials. The research foci, continuously determined through workshops and discussions with faculty across the campus as well as outside experts, may include livable cities, the trillion sensor future, crisis response, technology and emerging design processes, health and wellbeing, decision policy, socio-environmental justice, and built environment lifecycles.

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RESTRUCT Grand Challenges

Cross campus workshops with UArizona have defined four overarching grand challenges built on existing university research strengths.

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RESTRUCT Workshops and Symposium

We hold research workshops and symposia annually. Attend the Fall 2021 Asynchronous Virtual Workshop!

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RESTRUCT Current Projects

View the latest projects funded by RESTRUCT. 


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