Delivering the ‘Future City’: Does Bristol have the capacities it needs?

  • Bird, Caroline M (Researcher)
  • Gouldson, Andy P (Principal Investigator)
  • Topp, Gary (Collaborator)

Project Details


In Bristol’s 2015 European Green Capital year, the Cabot Institute has been working with partners across the city for a series of conversations to examine how Bristol might develop in the future.

Key findings

city governance and leadership should involve a mix of people across all sectors
inequalities must be tackled for a resilient future city
Effective start/end date27/04/1530/04/16

Structured keywords

  • Cabot Institute City Futures Research

Research Output

  • 1 Chapter in a book
  • 1 Other contribution

Delivering Future Cities in a Runaway World: Bristol Conversations

Bird, C., Gouldson, A. & Topp, G., 2016, Festival of the Future City. Kelly, A. & Kelly, M. (eds.). Bristol: Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, p. 78-81 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Open Access

Recognising the complexity of urban governance and leadership is critical for sustainable future cities

Bird, C. M., Gouldson, A. & Topp, G., Mar 2016, 2 p. PolicyBristol.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
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  • 1 Public talk, debate, discussion

Delivering the future city in the face of global challenges

Caroline M Bird (Speaker)

17 Nov 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion