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The modern role of land reclamation for housing (2015)
Journal Article
Moffat, A., & Sinnett, D. (2015). The modern role of land reclamation for housing

Andy Moffat and Danielle Sinnett of the British Land Reclamation Society summarise how land reclamation, or brownfield development, can be used to address a housing shortage, returning land into ‘beneficial use’…

Green infrastructure and urban water management (2015)
Book Chapter
Everett, G., Lamond, J., & Lawson, E. (2015). Green infrastructure and urban water management. In S. Burgess, N. Smith, & D. Sinnett (Eds.), Handbook on Green Infrastructure: Planning, Design and Implementation, 50-66. Edward Elgar

This chapter will first outline the many challenges water poses in modern society, considering the increasing frequency and severity of flooding and droughts as inevitable outcomes of potential climate change and increasing impermeable ground-cover t... Read More about Green infrastructure and urban water management.

Handbook on green infrastructure: Planning, design and implementation (2015)
Book
Smith, N., Sinnett, D., & Burgess, S. (2015). D. Sinnett, N. Smith, & S. Burgess (Eds.), Handbook on green infrastructure: Planning, design and implementation. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781783474004

© Danielle Sinnett, Nick Smith and Sarah Burgess 2015. All rights reserved. Green infrastructure is widely recognised as a valuable resource in our towns and cities and it is therefore crucial to understand, create, protect and manage this resource.... Read More about Handbook on green infrastructure: Planning, design and implementation.

The influences of neighbourhood design and quality on residents’ use of public open space (2015)
Book Chapter
Sinnett, D., Williams, K., Lindsay, M., & Dair, C. (2015). The influences of neighbourhood design and quality on residents’ use of public open space. In N. Smith, S. Burgess, & D. Sinnett (Eds.), Handbook on Green Infrastructure: Planning, Design and Implementation, 260-280. Edward Elgar

Good quality public open space (POS) is now an essential component of neighbourhood planning and design. The impact of the quality, design and maintenance of POS on their use has been documented. However, the role that the surrounding neighbourhood m... Read More about The influences of neighbourhood design and quality on residents’ use of public open space.

Green infrastructure and biodiversity in the city: Principles and design (2015)
Book Chapter
Sinnett, D. (2015). Green infrastructure and biodiversity in the city: Principles and design. In D. Sinnett, N. Smith, & S. Burgess (Eds.), Handbook on Green Infrastructure: Planning, Design and Implementation, 87-101. Edward Elgar

Globally urbanisation is posing a significant threat to biodiversity. Yet, human health and well-being depend on ecosystem services, which in turn are largely dependent on biodiversity. Despite a range of initiatives and mechanisms to promote nature... Read More about Green infrastructure and biodiversity in the city: Principles and design.

The future of green infrastructure (2015)
Book Chapter
Moffat, A. J., Sinnett, D., Smith, N., & Burgess, S. (2015). The future of green infrastructure. In N. Smith, S. Burgess, & D. Sinnett (Eds.), Handbook on Green Infrastructure: Planning, Design and Implementation, 445-464. Edward Elgar

From its origins in nineteenth-century parks green, infrastructure has been an ever-evolving component of cities. This chapter makes some observations based on a number of key trends in society and emerging patterns of green infrastructure provision... Read More about The future of green infrastructure.

The availability of brownfield land for housing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D., Williams, K., & Carmichael, L. (2015, September). The availability of brownfield land for housing. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference: Future Planning, Future Cities

Brownfield, or ‘previously developed land’, offers the opportunity for redevelopment and regeneration in areas with existing infrastructure, access to local amenities and proximity to existing communities. They are valuable for urban regeneration and... Read More about The availability of brownfield land for housing.

Gauging the brownfield land supply in England (2015)
Journal Article
Williams, K., Sinnett, D., Miner, P., & Carmichael, L. (2015). Gauging the brownfield land supply in England. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 84(9), 378-383

This paper reports on the findings of a study that aimed to help fill the information gap left by the loss of the National Land Use Database – and asked ‘Is there enough brownfield land in England to meet housing needs?’

Handbook on Green Infrastructure (2015)
Book
Sinnett, D., Smith, N., & Burgess, S. (2015). Handbook on Green Infrastructure. Edward Elgar

Green infrastructure is widely recognised as a valuable resource in our towns and cities and it is therefore crucial to understand, create, protect and manage this resource. This Handbook sets the context for green infrastructure as a means to make u... Read More about Handbook on Green Infrastructure.