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Law and the Built Environment (2010)
Book
Wood, D., Chynoweth, P., Adshead, J., & Mason, J. (2010). Law and the Built Environment. Wiley Blackwell

Law and the Built Environment is a core textbook for all students undertaking compulsory law modules on construction, real estate and property management programmes. This single text provides an accessible introduction to the many areas of law studie... Read More about Law and the Built Environment.

Slum genealogy (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2010, December). Slum genealogy. Presented at Destination Slum! International Conference

The slum is consuming the world. Thus slums by virtue of their presence: as a utopian model – always present, everywhere and always the same: have power. They have become more powerful than the formal city, princes and philosophers alike are drawn to... Read More about Slum genealogy.

Future orientation of cities project (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D. (2010, December). Future orientation of cities project. Paper presented at Evidence and Opportunities for Strategic Spatial Planning in the UK, Manchester University, 2-3 December, 2010

System dynamics and learning: Learning during the product realization chain (2010)
Journal Article
Tourassis, V. D., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2010). System dynamics and learning: Learning during the product realization chain. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 2506-2511. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2010.5641930

Global market competition and consumer attitudes, demand a constant flow of new products in the market. Product lifecycles shrink and consequently the pressure for novel products that rapidly pass from the R&D lab to the consumer hands is increased,... Read More about System dynamics and learning: Learning during the product realization chain.

Retrofitting suburbia: Is the compact city feasible? (2010)
Journal Article
Rice, L. (2010). Retrofitting suburbia: Is the compact city feasible?. Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning, 163(4), 193-204. https://doi.org/10.1680/udap.2010.163.4.193

This paper examines the role of retrofitting existing suburbs to deliver more sustainable lifestyles. The policy of intensification of existing urban and suburban areas, referred to as a 'compact city' strategy, has been promoted by the UK government... Read More about Retrofitting suburbia: Is the compact city feasible?.

The use of passive design strategies to inform the design and construction of schools (2010)
Book Chapter
Roberts, H., Farrow, L., Parnaby, R., & White, C. (2010). The use of passive design strategies to inform the design and construction of schools. In A. Akintoye, D. Brindley, J. Goulding, & P. Rahimian Farzad (Eds.), Proceeding of the 9th International Detail Design in Architecture Conference 2010: Innovative Detailing: Materials & Construction Methods for a Low Carbon FutureUniversity of Central Lancaster

The use of passive design in the building of a number of schools has enabled White Design Associates to attain the highest ‘on completion’ BREEAM score for its latest school at Rogiet Primary School in Caldicot, Monmouthshire, completed in late 2009.... Read More about The use of passive design strategies to inform the design and construction of schools.

BaleHaus: A low carbon solution for buildings using prefabricated panels made from renewable materials (2010)
Book Chapter
Roberts, H., Beadle, K., Mander, T., Parnaby, R., Walker, P., & White, C. (2010). BaleHaus: A low carbon solution for buildings using prefabricated panels made from renewable materials. In A. Akintoye, D. Brindley, J. Goulding, & P. Rahimian Farzad (Eds.), Proceeding of the 9th International Detail Design in Architecture Conference 2010: Innovative Detailing: Materials & Construction Methods for a Low Carbon FutureUniversity of Central Lancaster

The construction of a low-carbon building using renewable materials is described and air tightness and breathability details explained. The BaleHaus at Bath is the first prefabricated straw bale house to use ModCell (Modular Cellulose) panels. It is... Read More about BaleHaus: A low carbon solution for buildings using prefabricated panels made from renewable materials.

Carbon profiling of a school building at an architectural practice (2010)
Book Chapter
Bramley, R., Ciotti, L., Parnaby, R., & White, C. (2010). Carbon profiling of a school building at an architectural practice. In A. Akintoye, D. Brindley, J. Goulding, & P. Rahimian Farzad (Eds.), Proceeding of the 9th International Detail Design in Architecture Conference 2010: Innovative Detailing: Materials & Construction Methods for a Low Carbon FutureUniversity of Central Lancaster

This paper describes the process, challenges and results of a carbon profiling tool used as part of the design process at White Design Associates. The paper first explores the need amongst designers for a carbon profiling tool to enable and encourage... Read More about Carbon profiling of a school building at an architectural practice.

Creating a nonsexist restroom (2010)
Book Chapter
Greed, C. (2010). Creating a nonsexist restroom. In H. Molotch, & L. Noren (Eds.), Toilet: Public Restrooms and the Politics of Sharing, 117-141. New York University Press

The practice of ecoDesign: A study of small product design consultancies (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Mawle, R., Bhamra, T., & Lofthouse, V. (2010, October). The practice of ecoDesign: A study of small product design consultancies. Paper presented at Knowledge Collaboration & Learning for Sustainable Innovation: ERSCP-EMSU Conference

This paper reports on an ongoing study that explores how UK based designers, in small design consultancies (SDCs), locate information and learn new skills. Semi-structured interviews were used to improve understanding of the context within which thes... Read More about The practice of ecoDesign: A study of small product design consultancies.

Assessing the value of heritage (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Worthing, D. (2010, October). Assessing the value of heritage. Presented at Annual Conference of Institute of Historic Building Conservation – Northern Region

Place-based leadership and public service innovation (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R., & Howard, J. (2010, September). Place-based leadership and public service innovation. Paper presented at EURA Annual Conference on Understanding City Dynamics

The extent of contribution of construction project features to accident causation and health and safety risk: A conceptual model (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Manu, P., Ankrah, N., Proverbs, D., & Suresh, S. (2010, September). The extent of contribution of construction project features to accident causation and health and safety risk: A conceptual model. Paper presented at 26th Annual ARCOM Conference

Construction project features (CPFs) are organisational, physical and operational attributes that characterise construction projects. Although previous studies have reported the contribution of CPFs to accident causation and the extent of their contr... Read More about The extent of contribution of construction project features to accident causation and health and safety risk: A conceptual model.

An investigation into the barriers towards making existing domestics properties more resilient to the effects of flooding: Results of a case study (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Manu, P., Phandey, R., & Proverbs, D. (2010, September). An investigation into the barriers towards making existing domestics properties more resilient to the effects of flooding: Results of a case study. Paper presented at Proceedings of the Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (COBRA)

The number of major flood incidents has increased significantly over the past ten years. The flood events of summer 2007 witnessed some of the worst flooding to have hit the UK in over sixty years. Climate change and other key factors are playing a... Read More about An investigation into the barriers towards making existing domestics properties more resilient to the effects of flooding: Results of a case study.

An approach for evaluating the health and safety risk associated with construction project features based on their contribution to accident causation (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Manu, P., Ankrah, N., Proverbs, D., & Suresh, S. (2010, September). An approach for evaluating the health and safety risk associated with construction project features based on their contribution to accident causation. Paper presented at Proceedings of the Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (COBRA)

The evaluation of health and safety (H&S) risk and the implementation of risk control measures is a hugely important requirement on construction projects. In this light, several risk assessment methods and tools have been developed to enable the eval... Read More about An approach for evaluating the health and safety risk associated with construction project features based on their contribution to accident causation.

Mechanics of MEXE method for masonry arch bridge assessment (2010)
Journal Article
Wang, J., & Melbourne, C. (2010). Mechanics of MEXE method for masonry arch bridge assessment. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering and Computational Mechanics, 163(3), 187-202. https://doi.org/10.1680/eacm.2010.163.3.187

The assessment of the load-carrying capacity of a masonry arch bridge has traditionally been undertaken using the Military Engineering Experimental Establishment (MEXE) method (or a modified version of this), which has its roots in idealised elastic... Read More about Mechanics of MEXE method for masonry arch bridge assessment.