VeloCity_peopleWe have secured funding from the 2018 RIBA Research Fund to advance ideas and develop further evidence-base for our winning placemaking strategy for Oxford-Cambridge growth corridor. The research will focus on innovative examples of villages densification in the UK and abroad that demonstrates social, economic and health benefits within rural communities. Awarded annually, the RIBA Research Fund is intended to support students and professionals – at any stage of their career – who would like to conduct a piece of independent research to benefit architects and the wider profession.