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Healthy cities, diseasogenic cities and the Global South (2021)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2021). Healthy cities, diseasogenic cities and the Global South. In A. A. R. Ioris (Ed.), Environment and Development: Challenges, Policies and Practices (37-65). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55416-3

There are growing urban health issues globally, whereby social and environmental living conditions in cities and towns are contributing to poor health outcomes. As the Global South is predicted to house almost all new cities and the majority of all u... Read More about Healthy cities, diseasogenic cities and the Global South.

The question concerning types: A review (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2021, November). The question concerning types: A review. Paper presented at REGION: 18th Annual International Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA) Conference, Loughborough University

A characteristic of the 21st century for architecture as a discipline and profession is dealing with contemporary challenges such as a failure of traditional economic models, an urban and architectural density, technological literacy, migration pheno... Read More about The question concerning types: A review.

Ethics of open types (2021)
Book Chapter
Landi, D. (2021). Ethics of open types. In Architecture and Collective Life. Routledge

A characteristic of the 21st century for some societies is the establishment of better healthcare systems, a reduction in infant mortality and a growing number of adults living longer. However, these accomplishments can have a downside. For example,... Read More about Ethics of open types.

Status of BIM implementation in the Dominican Republic construction industry – an empirical study (2021)
Journal Article
Silverio, A. K., Silverio Rodriguez, A. K., Suresh, S., Renukappa, S., & Heesom, D. (in press). Status of BIM implementation in the Dominican Republic construction industry – an empirical study. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-05-2021-0253

Purpose: The increased use and proven benefits of building information modelling (BIM) worldwide suggest that its implementation could be of great help in diminishing inefficient traditional practices in the Dominican Republic (DR) construction indus... Read More about Status of BIM implementation in the Dominican Republic construction industry – an empirical study.

Enhancing the engineering properties of subgrade materials using processed waste: A review (2021)
Journal Article
Amakye, S. Y., Abbey, S. J., Booth, C. A., & Mahamadu, A. (2021). Enhancing the engineering properties of subgrade materials using processed waste: A review. Geotechnics, 1(2), 307-329. https://doi.org/10.3390/geotechnics1020015

Subgrade materials refer to the original ground underneath a road pavement, when these materials are made up of expansive soil it is referred to as expansive subgrade. Sometimes, these materials do not have sufficient capacity to support the weight o... Read More about Enhancing the engineering properties of subgrade materials using processed waste: A review.

Assets-based approaches to developing age friendly communities: Learning from the Bristol Ageing Better programme (2021)
Journal Article
Beardmore, A., Beynon, P., Crabbe, C., Fry, C., Fullforth, J., Groome, J., …White, J. (in press). Assets-based approaches to developing age friendly communities: Learning from the Bristol Ageing Better programme. Working with Older People, https://doi.org/10.1108/WWOP-07-2021-0038

Purpose: International attention is increasingly turning to the challenge of creating age-friendly environments. This study aims to examine the application of asset-based approaches in undertaking community development projects with older people. The... Read More about Assets-based approaches to developing age friendly communities: Learning from the Bristol Ageing Better programme.

Municipal solid waste generation, composition, and resident awareness of recycling in Oman (2021)
Journal Article
Umar, T. (2022). Municipal solid waste generation, composition, and resident awareness of recycling in Oman. International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development, 13(1), https://doi.org/10.4018/IJSESD.290317

Currently, the entire daily MSW generated in Oman which is roughly equal to more than 5,000 tons is disposed at more than 300 dumpsites which create a number of sustainability issues. This article attempts to know the composition of MSW in Oman. The... Read More about Municipal solid waste generation, composition, and resident awareness of recycling in Oman.

The insider vs the outsider: Architectural investigations of palliative care environments as both researcher and daughter (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Bellamy, A. (2021). The insider vs the outsider: Architectural investigations of palliative care environments as both researcher and daughter. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.16601423.v2

Architect Niall McLaughlin states successful design stems from an ability to “…imagine what it is to be someone else experiencing a place. This intuition is the cornerstone of an architect’s role.” Through architectural education and practice, first-... Read More about The insider vs the outsider: Architectural investigations of palliative care environments as both researcher and daughter.

The whittling away of wonderful ideas (2021)
Journal Article
Hickman, H., Croft, N., McClymont, K., Sheppard, A., & Foroughmand-Araabi, H. (in press). The whittling away of wonderful ideas. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, July / August 2021, 242-248

Achieving tree canopy cover targets: A case study of Bristol, UK (2021)
Journal Article
Walters, M., & Sinnett, D. (2021). Achieving tree canopy cover targets: A case study of Bristol, UK. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 65, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127296

Many cities are increasing urban canopy cover to mitigate the impacts of urbanisation and climate change. Ambitious canopy cover targets are being implemented, with little consideration on how best to achieve them. The City of Bristol has recently pu... Read More about Achieving tree canopy cover targets: A case study of Bristol, UK.

Co-creation pathways to inform shared governance of urban living labs in practice: Lessons from three European projects (2021)
Journal Article
Mahmoud, I. H., Morello, E., Ludlow, D., & Salvia, G. (2021). Co-creation pathways to inform shared governance of urban living labs in practice: Lessons from three European projects. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/frsc.2021.690458

Over recent decades Urban Living Labs (ULLs) have become a common space for co-creation processes' experimentation, whereby new approaches for sustainable urban development are highly connected to support evidence-based policy generation. Europe seem... Read More about Co-creation pathways to inform shared governance of urban living labs in practice: Lessons from three European projects.

Prioritising storage practices: A new approach to housing design thinking (2021)
Journal Article
Marco, E., Oliveira, S., & Katie Williams, E. M. (2021). Prioritising storage practices: A new approach to housing design thinking. Interiority, 4(2), 223-248. https://doi.org/10.7454/in.v4i2.104

Inhabitants of UK housing have more possessions than ever, whilst space for living in standardised houses is at a premium. The acquisition of material possessions, and how it affects both space and inhabitants’ wellbeing, has not previously been cons... Read More about Prioritising storage practices: A new approach to housing design thinking.

Disparity in the risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust among non- manual and manual employees in the construction industry (2021)
Journal Article
Fluck, B., Mahdjoubi, L., Fluck, D., Fry, C. H., & Han, T. S. (2021). Disparity in the risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust among non- manual and manual employees in the construction industry. Safety in Extreme Environments, 3(2), 125 - 132. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42797-021-00037-x

Construction workers are at increased health risk due to exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust. We examined differences in health risk among non-manual and manual employees in the construction industry. Online survey of construction in... Read More about Disparity in the risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust among non- manual and manual employees in the construction industry.

The architectural model as augmenting a sensory ethnography (2021)
Journal Article
Marco, E., Sinnett, D., Oliveira, S., & Williams, K. (in press). The architectural model as augmenting a sensory ethnography. Design Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2021.1949237

This study explores the effectiveness of the architectural model as a means of implementing a sensory ethnographical research methodology. An architectural model, constructed as part of a wider design research approach, became the visual probe in a s... Read More about The architectural model as augmenting a sensory ethnography.

Stimulating fungi Pleurotus ostreatus with hydrocortisone (2021)
Journal Article
Dehshibi, M. M., Chiolerio, A., Nikolaidou, A., Mayne, R., Gandia, A., Ashtari-Majlan, M., & Adamatzky, A. (2021). Stimulating fungi Pleurotus ostreatus with hydrocortisone. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 7(8), 3718-3726. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00752

Fungi cells can sense extracellular signals via reception, transduction, and response mechanisms, allowing them to communicate with their host and adapt to their environment. They feature effective regulatory protein expressions that enhance and regu... Read More about Stimulating fungi Pleurotus ostreatus with hydrocortisone.

Developing a blue-green infrastructure (BGI) community engagement framework template (2021)
Journal Article
Everett, G., Lamond, J., & Adekola, O. (in press). Developing a blue-green infrastructure (BGI) community engagement framework template. URBAN DESIGN International, https://doi.org/10.1057/s41289-021-00167-5

There is growing recognition that Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) (parklands, swales, ponds and green roofs, etc.) can reduce flood-risk and also benefit public health and improve environmental quality (air/water quality, biodiversity, etc.). Communi... Read More about Developing a blue-green infrastructure (BGI) community engagement framework template.

Exploring alternative pathways toward more sustainable regional food systems by foodshed assessment – City region examples from Vienna and Bristol (2021)
Journal Article
Vicente-Vicente, J. L., Doernberg, A., Zasada, I., Ludlow, D., Staszek, D., Bushell, J., …Piorr, A. (2021). Exploring alternative pathways toward more sustainable regional food systems by foodshed assessment – City region examples from Vienna and Bristol. Environmental Science and Policy, 124, 401-412. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2021.07.013

The resilience of the food supply system has become a vital issue for many countries especially under substantial international supply disturbances (e.g. the effects of COVID-19 restrictions). Regionalizing diets and increasing food self-sufficiency... Read More about Exploring alternative pathways toward more sustainable regional food systems by foodshed assessment – City region examples from Vienna and Bristol.

Stuff and space in the home: How can an understanding of material possessions help to inform spatial storage design in UK housing? (2021)
Thesis
Marco-Burguete, E. Stuff and space in the home: How can an understanding of material possessions help to inform spatial storage design in UK housing?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6980748

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: How can an understanding of material possessions help to inform spatial storage design in UK housing?.