CUBE, a Center of Excellence being raised as a Society in IITM, is an Applied Research Center to address the practical challenges being faced by Urban Built Environment through development and deployment of innovative technology and policy-based solutions in partnership with Academia, Government and Private Sector. Its mission is to innovate and translate academic research into actionable solutions. Its primary focus would be on Housing and Construction, Smart cities, Urban Planning & Transportation and Environmental Sustainability.
What We Do
Since its incorporation on May 9, 2017, CUBE has commenced several initiatives in all its four verticals. We have actively participated in various discussions with different government departments on several aspects affecting the urban built environment. CUBE is also involved in many Capacity Building Initiatives with multiple departments of Government of Tamil Nadu. CUBEʼs inherent strength is its capability to offer tailor made solutions, create efficient delivery mechanisms, strike working partnerships, converge ideas in to actionable formats, facilitate cross disciplinary dialogue and act as an enabler across several disciplines and agendas in the broader domain that encompasses urbanization and sustainability.
Partners and Collaborations