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20 Minute Neighbourhood

As a city, Edinburgh is famous for its festival and magnificent streetscapes. But it is also a city of communities with distinct identities, communities that don’t always benefit from the gravitational pull of the city’s historic centre. We will work in Edinburgh in places that will benefit from a clear vision of what a 20-minute neighbourhood means, not only for mobility but also for equity in access to services and facilities as well as building a sense of security and of place. The 20-minute neighbourhood concept will be central to this project, helping to empower people to work with each other to realise their local ambitions.

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Project Investigator

John Brennan
University of Edinburgh

John Brennan is programme director of the University of Edinburgh Masters programme in Advanced Sustainable Design.

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