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Stuff and space in the home: An understanding of material possessions to inform spatial storage design (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Williams, K., Marco, E., Oliveira, S., & Sinnett, D. (2021, April). Stuff and space in the home: An understanding of material possessions to inform spatial storage design. Paper presented at Housing Studies Association Annual Conference

In the field of architecture, there has been little research on how the accumulation of material possessions is impacting on space for living in the home. There has been little understanding of what households own, collect, store and dispose of, nor... Read More about Stuff and space in the home: An understanding of material possessions to inform spatial storage design.

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.

The cultural ecosystem services of waste repositories (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D., & Williams, K. (2014, September). The cultural ecosystem services of waste repositories. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

This paper presents a new typology of waste repositories as a means of assessing the cultural ecosystem services of such sites in the United Kingdom. The potential ecosystem services provided by waste repositories are dependent on many factors includ... Read More about The cultural ecosystem services of waste repositories.

Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterjee, K., Sinnett, D., Williams, K., & Cavill, N. (2011, September). Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

The principle that the built environment should be supportive of walking is generally accepted and a wide range of interventions have been carried out in recent years with the aim of increasing walking. This paper presents the findings from a study c... Read More about Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge.

Neighbourhood design and quality influences the likelihood of residents to use public open space (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D., Williams, K., Lindsay, M., & Dair, C. (2011, July). Neighbourhood design and quality influences the likelihood of residents to use public open space. Paper presented at World Planning Schools Congress

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

Assessing sustainability at the development site scale (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Dair, C., & Williams, K. (2004, March). Assessing sustainability at the development site scale. Paper presented at Planning and Development Research Conference, People and Place: Common Issues

Adaptable DIY urban spaces and social capital: Investigating the reciprocity of spatial and social affordances
Presentation / Conference
Joachym, K., Williams, K., Rice, L., & Sara, R. Adaptable DIY urban spaces and social capital: Investigating the reciprocity of spatial and social affordances. Presented at CA2RE Conference for Artistic and Architectural (Doctoral) Research

In recent decades, adaptable do-it-yourself (DIY) urban spaces have proliferated in many cities across the world. Such spaces have become solutions to local problematic, misused or underutilised spaces. Citizens have taken power into their own hands,... Read More about Adaptable DIY urban spaces and social capital: Investigating the reciprocity of spatial and social affordances.