Urban Environment Project

< return to home




Dublin 2026 The Future Urban Environment

Centre for Urban and Regional Studies/Urban Environment Project (in association with the Journal of Irish Urban Studies)


A half-day seminar took place on Friday 13th November, 2009 in the Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin. The theme of the event was Dublin 2026, the Future Urban Environment. Papers from a range of disciplines, but all focussing on the implications of recent development trends on the future of the Dublin city region were presented. The event was chaired by Prof. John Sweeney, NUI Maynooth. Over 70 people attended the event including representatives from local authorities, regional authorities, planning professionals and the academic community.

Click here for the programme

Below a list of the presentations from the event.

Future Urban Form; Expansion Contraction and Dispersal
Brendan Williams and Cormac Walsh, UCD

Regional Office Development trends and Impacts
Andrew MacLaran and Katia Attuyer, TCD

Biodiversity in Dublin, A case study approach
Sheila Convery UCD, Carmel Brennan, Natura Environmental Consultants

Simulated future development of the Greater Dublin Area: consequences for protected areas and coastal flooding risk
Michael Brennan, UCD

Local governance and future regional development
Deiric O Broin, Nordubco, DCU

Click here for RTE News - Six One report

In addition, the Urban Environment Project DIGITAL ATLAS was launched. For further information and to download the atlas, please click here



< return to home