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Brownfield development: Are we using the right targets? Evidence from England and Germany (2007)
Journal Article
Ganser, R., & Williams, K. (2007). Brownfield development: Are we using the right targets? Evidence from England and Germany. European Planning Studies, 15(5), 603-622. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654310600852654

Urban brownfield sites are a major planning concern across Europe, and most European countries have strategies to reuse them. In England and Germany, quantified targets for brownfield development have been set at the national level, with the twin obj... Read More about Brownfield development: Are we using the right targets? Evidence from England and Germany.

What is stopping sustainable building in England? Barriers experienced by stakeholders in delivering sustainable developments (2007)
Journal Article
Williams, K., & Dair, C. (2007). What is stopping sustainable building in England? Barriers experienced by stakeholders in delivering sustainable developments. Sustainable Development, 15(3), 135-147. https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.308

In England there is both top-down and bottom-up pressure to deliver a sustainable built environment. However, most new projects display few sustainability features. This paper presents 12 barriers to achieving sustainability in development schemes, d... Read More about What is stopping sustainable building in England? Barriers experienced by stakeholders in delivering sustainable developments.

A framework of sustainable behaviours tha can be enabled through the design of neighbourhood-scale developments (2007)
Journal Article
Wiiliams, K., Williams, K., & Dair, C. (2007). A framework of sustainable behaviours tha can be enabled through the design of neighbourhood-scale developments. Sustainable Development, 15(3), 160-173. https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.311

The purpose of this paper is to present, and explain, the development of a framework of sustainable behaviours that can, potentially, be enabled through the design of neighbourhood-scale developments. To be sustainable, such developments need to be t... Read More about A framework of sustainable behaviours tha can be enabled through the design of neighbourhood-scale developments.

The extent and nature of sustainable building in England: An analysis of progress (2007)
Journal Article
Williams, K., & Lindsay, M. (2007). The extent and nature of sustainable building in England: An analysis of progress. Planning Theory and Practice, 8(1), 31-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649350601158113

In England, the government has pursued an agenda for a more sustainable built environment for over a decade. Yet it is difficult to know how much progress has been made. This article presents the findings of research that attempts to quantify and des... Read More about The extent and nature of sustainable building in England: An analysis of progress.

A framework for assessing the sustainability of brownfield developments (2007)
Journal Article
Williams, K., & Dair, C. (2007). A framework for assessing the sustainability of brownfield developments. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 50(1), 23-40. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640560601048275

In England, the development of urban brownfield sites is a significant planning policy aimed at supporting urban regeneration and protecting the countryside. Brownfield sites are required, in policy, to be developed in a sustainable way. However, det... Read More about A framework for assessing the sustainability of brownfield developments.