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Austerity urbanism: connecting strategies and tactics for participatory placemaking (2020)
Journal Article
Sara, R., Jones, M., & Rice, L. (in press). Austerity urbanism: connecting strategies and tactics for participatory placemaking. CoDesign, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/15710882.2020.1761985

Austerity has led to a growing interest in small-scale urban practices that engage community groups in participatory placemaking as an alternative to developing government or commercially funded parks and urban spaces. These approaches draw on bottom... Read More about Austerity urbanism: connecting strategies and tactics for participatory placemaking.

A health map for architecture: The determinants of health and wellbeing in buildings (2019)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2019). A health map for architecture: The determinants of health and wellbeing in buildings. In M. Jones, L. Rice, & F. Meraz (Eds.), Designing for Health and Wellbeing: Home, City, Society, 155-184. Vernon Press

The health crisis facing society, whereby most humans suffer illness, is related to the design of the built environment. The chapter identifies key issues for built environment design professionals to improve the health of architectural environments.... Read More about A health map for architecture: The determinants of health and wellbeing in buildings.

The community-based prevention of diabetes (ComPoD) study: A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of a voluntary sector-led diabetes prevention programme (2019)
Journal Article
Smith, J. R., Greaves, C. J., Thompson, J. L., Taylor, R. S., Jones, M., Armstrong, R., …Abraham, C. (2019). The community-based prevention of diabetes (ComPoD) study: A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of a voluntary sector-led diabetes prevention programme. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-019-0877-3

© 2019 The Author(s). Objective: This two-site randomised trial compared the effectiveness of a voluntary sector-led, community-based diabetes prevention programme to a waiting-list control group at 6 months, and included an observational follow-up o... Read More about The community-based prevention of diabetes (ComPoD) study: A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of a voluntary sector-led diabetes prevention programme.

The university as agent of change in the city: Co-creation of live community architecture (2018)
Journal Article
Sara, R., & Jones, M. (2018). The university as agent of change in the city: Co-creation of live community architecture. Archnet-IJAR, 12(1), 326-337

© 2018 Author(s). Universities have a civic responsibility towards the cities of which they are a part. This is typically operationalised through Outreach and Engagement, which aims to share and apply the expertise and knowledge generated by the univ... Read More about The university as agent of change in the city: Co-creation of live community architecture.

MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients (2017)
Report
Oliveira, S., Burch, J., Hutchison, K., Adekola, O., Jaradat, S., & Jones, M. (2017). MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients

The purpose of this report is to review evidence of MMC application in housing with regards to diverse modes of delivery, lending approaches, customer satisfaction and long-term management/maintenance.The report provides a detailed overview of above... Read More about MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients.

Workshop: Collaborating with communities in creating their own spaces with the city (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Sara, R., & Jones, M. (2017, October). Workshop: Collaborating with communities in creating their own spaces with the city. Presented at Workshop: Collaborating with Communities in Creating Their Own Spaces with the City

Grass-roots activities can regenerate areas and empower communities to take ownership of their own shared spaces within the city. The panel explores the interplay between ‘top down’ and ‘ground up’ interventions and places in between. What would an e... Read More about Workshop: Collaborating with communities in creating their own spaces with the city.

Critical reflections on the inclusivity and diversity of live community architecture projects (2017)
Presentation / Conference
de Graft-Johnson, A., Daniels, S., Sara, R., & Jones, M. (2017, September). Critical reflections on the inclusivity and diversity of live community architecture projects. Paper presented at AAE2017: Architecture Connects

One of the key ways in which architecture students are prompted to connect with clients, users and community groups is through engagement with live projects. Students are invited to work with, and/or for, an external collaborator for their mutual ben... Read More about Critical reflections on the inclusivity and diversity of live community architecture projects.

Empowering local people through the planning process: The emerging practice of ‘Place Planning’ and its contribution to community well-being in Wales (2017)
Book Chapter
Jones, M., & Spence, A. (2017). Empowering local people through the planning process: The emerging practice of ‘Place Planning’ and its contribution to community well-being in Wales. In L. Brotas, S. Roaf, & F. Nicol (Eds.), Design to Thrive, 4493-4500. Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings

The past twenty years has seen UK Government aspiring to put greater power in the hands of local people. In England, the 2011 Localism Act and 2012 National Planning Policy Framework have created new opportunities for local people to influence develo... Read More about Empowering local people through the planning process: The emerging practice of ‘Place Planning’ and its contribution to community well-being in Wales.

The University as agent of change in the city: Co-creation of live community architecture (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Sara, R., & Jones, M. (2017, July). The University as agent of change in the city: Co-creation of live community architecture. Paper presented at PLEA 2017: Design to Thrive

Universities, as quasi-public agents, have a civic responsibility towards the cities and communities of which they are a part. This is typically operationalized through Outreach and Engagement activities, which aim to share and apply the expertise an... Read More about The University as agent of change in the city: Co-creation of live community architecture.

Shape My Brecon Beacons (2016)
Report
Jones, M., & Spence, A. (2016). Shape My Brecon Beacons

Shape My Brecon Beacons is a guide is for town and community councils, local residents, community groups and residents’ associations embarking on producing a Place Plan in the Brecon Beacons National Park. It guides the reader through the process of... Read More about Shape My Brecon Beacons.

Ebenezer Gate Pocket Park (2016)
Digital Artefact
Sara, R., Jones, M., Rice, L., Daniels, S., & de Graft-Johnson, A. (2016). Ebenezer Gate Pocket Park

The Hands-on-Bristol collective worked with local residents, community groups artists, architects and makers to co-create a community run pocket park. The research aim underpinning the project was to use action-based design-research processes to expl... Read More about Ebenezer Gate Pocket Park.

Reimagining rural towns: A design-led approach (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M., & Forster, W. (2015, February). Reimagining rural towns: A design-led approach. Paper presented at Re-imagining Rurality

One in five people in Europe live in rural towns of under 50,000 people. Founded as trading, defensive and administrative centres, these towns have undergone dramatic and rapid change due to increasing personal mobility and the shifting nature of the... Read More about Reimagining rural towns: A design-led approach.

Hands-on-Bristol (2014)
Other
Sara, R., Daniels, S., Marco, E., Jones, M., & Burch, J. (2014). Hands-on-Bristol

A collaboration between the Department of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of the West of England and the Bristol community, that seeks to encourage and strengthen knowledge exchange between education programmes and local comm... Read More about Hands-on-Bristol.

Incremental urbanism: An economic approach to the small town (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, M. (2011, July). Incremental urbanism: An economic approach to the small town. Paper presented at Economy

In this paper an alternative to the prevailing conservation based approach to small town urbanism will be explored. Founded on a belief in the value of the existing and an in depth reading of settlement, an urban strategy underpinned by a series of s... Read More about Incremental urbanism: An economic approach to the small town.

Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Biddle, M., White, J., Ismail, S., McClean, S., …Sabey, A. (2020). Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown

Initial findings from the survey in Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April 2020 (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)


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