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Green infrastructure: Research into practice (2016)
Report
Sinnett, D., Calvert, T., Martyn, N., Williams, K., Burgess, S., Smith, N., & King, L. (2016). Green infrastructure: Research into practice

The Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments at the University of the West of England, Bristol have been commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to conduct a review of how the evidence base for Green Infrastructure (GI... Read More about Green infrastructure: Research into practice.

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.

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?’

Cooling the UK housing stock post-2050s (2015)
Journal Article
Gregg, M., Gupta, R., Gregg, M., & Williams, K. (2015). Cooling the UK housing stock post-2050s. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 36(2), 196-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143624414566242

© The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers 2015 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav. This paper investigates the risk of projected post-2050s overheating in existing, retrofitted and new-build dwellings in... Read More about Cooling the UK housing stock post-2050s.

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.

Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning/Professional Planning 100 years on - Have we emancipated communities?/Celebrating the idea of planning/The role of planning in the twenty-first (2014)
Journal Article
Sanyal, B., MacDonald, K., Silver, M., Ng, M. K., Head, P., Williams, K., …Campbell, H. (2014). Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning/Professional Planning 100 years on - Have we emancipated communities?/Celebrating the idea of planning/The role of planning in the twenty-first century and beyond/Deadly sins? Living dreams!/Turning the "beast of ugliness" into "places of beauty" through sustainable. Planning Theory and Practice, 15(1), 95-100. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2014.886801

This full text is Professor Williams' section of the interface article 'Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning'. The full article is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649... Read More about Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning/Professional Planning 100 years on - Have we emancipated communities?/Celebrating the idea of planning/The role of planning in the twenty-first.

Retrofitting England's suburbs to adapt to climate change (2013)
Journal Article
Joynt, J. L., Williams, K., Gupta, R., Hopkins, D., Gregg, M., Payne, C., …Bates-Brkljac, N. (2013). Retrofitting England's suburbs to adapt to climate change. Building Research and Information, 41(5), 517-531. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2013.808893

The majority of the English population lives in suburbs and this is where the impacts of climate change will significantly affect people's domestic lives: heat stress, respiratory problems, flooding, drought, deterioration of green spaces and damage... Read More about Retrofitting England's suburbs to adapt to climate change.

Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders' views on potential pathways for change (2013)
Journal Article
Smith, I., Williams, K., Hopkins, D., Joynt, J., Payne, C., & Gupta, R. (2013). Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders' views on potential pathways for change. Structural Survey, 31(4), 301-313. https://doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0008

Purpose: This paper presents new research on the potential pathways for integrated adaptation that could make England's suburbs more resilient to future climate conditions. It focuses on the role of central government, local agencies and householders... Read More about Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders' views on potential pathways for change.

Evaluative application of UKCP09based downscaled future weather years to simulate overheating risk in typical English homes (2013)
Journal Article
Gupta, R., Gregg, M., du, H., & Williams, K. (2013). Evaluative application of UKCP09based downscaled future weather years to simulate overheating risk in typical English homes. Structural Survey, 31(4), 231-252. https://doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0005

To critically compare three future weather year (FWY) downscaling approaches, based on the 2009 UK Climate Projections, used for climate change impact and adaptation analysis in building simulation software. The validity of these FWYs is assessed thr... Read More about Evaluative application of UKCP09based downscaled future weather years to simulate overheating risk in typical English homes.

Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation for a Changing Climate (SNACC) final report (2012)
Report
Williams, K., Gupta, R., Hopkins, D., Bramley, G., Payne, C., Gregg, M., …Musslewhite, C. (2012). Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation for a Changing Climate (SNACC) final report

The report presents findings from the Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation to a Changing Climate (SNACC) project. The project tested the effectiveness, feasibility and acceptability of a range of adaptations to the physical environment (i.e. to homes, g... Read More about Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation for a Changing Climate (SNACC) final report.

The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change (2012)
Journal Article
Joynt, J. L., Williams, K., Joynt, J., Payne, C., Hopkins, D., & Smith, I. (2012). The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change. Building and Environment, 55, 131-140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.11.015

This paper outlines the conditions for, and challenges of, adapting suburbs in England for climate change. The paper introduces the 'suburb' as a spatial setting vulnerable to climate change related threats that have been largely absent from previous... Read More about The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change.