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Assets-based approaches to developing age friendly communities: Learning from the Bristol Ageing Better programme (2021)
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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.

The whittling away of wonderful ideas (2021)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Dehshibi, M. M., Chiolerio, A., Nikolaidou, A., Mayne, R., Gandia, A., Ashtari, 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)
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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)
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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.

Exposure to green space and prevention of anxiety and depression among young people in urban settings: A global scoping review (2021)
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Reece, R., Bray, I., Sinnett, D., Hayward, R., & Martin, F. (2021). Exposure to green space and prevention of anxiety and depression among young people in urban settings: A global scoping review. Journal of Public Mental Health, 20(2), 94-104. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPMH-02-2021-0030

Purpose: There is a mental health crisis, particularly among young people. Despite many young people living in urban settings, reviews about the association between exposure to green or natural environments and mental health tend to focus on either c... Read More about Exposure to green space and prevention of anxiety and depression among young people in urban settings: A global scoping review.

An investigation into macro BIM maturity and its impacts: A comparison of Qatar and the United Kingdom (2021)
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Prabhakaran, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Andric, J., Manu, P., & Mzyece, D. (in press). An investigation into macro BIM maturity and its impacts: A comparison of Qatar and the United Kingdom. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2021.1923454

Emerging frameworks of BIM implementation have proposed several attributes as measures of macro-scale BIM maturity within countries. Such macro-scale BIM maturity indicators determine the policy and institutional imperatives for BIM diffusion at the... Read More about An investigation into macro BIM maturity and its impacts: A comparison of Qatar and the United Kingdom.

Integrating food into the curriculum (2021)
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Jones, V., Jones, M., & Ruge, D. (2021). Integrating food into the curriculum. Primary Science, 5

This article explores how integrating food as a whole school approach can support learning and teaching in primary science. It reflects on a two year, international study with educational settings in the UK, Denmark and Czech Republic.

COVID-19: Main challenges during construction stage (2021)
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Sierra Fanlo, F. (in press). COVID-19: Main challenges during construction stage. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-09-2020-0719

Purpose: This paper reviews the current literature on the major challenges faced by building contractors in the UK due to COVID-19 to create an evaluation framework. Design/methodology/approach: A PRISMA scoping review systematically maps the informa... Read More about COVID-19: Main challenges during construction stage.

Textured building façades: Utilizing morphological adaptations found in nature for evaporative cooling (2021)
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Peeks, M., & Badarnah, L. (2021). Textured building façades: Utilizing morphological adaptations found in nature for evaporative cooling. Biomimetics, 6(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/biomimetics6020024

The overheating of buildings and their need for mechanical cooling is a growing issue as a result of climate change. The main aim of this paper is to examine the impact of surface texture on heat loss capabilities of concrete panels through evaporati... Read More about Textured building façades: Utilizing morphological adaptations found in nature for evaporative cooling.

A review of the causes of construction waste generation in Nigeria and recommendations (2021)
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Chidiobi, C., Booth, C., & Lamond, J. (2021). A review of the causes of construction waste generation in Nigeria and recommendations. Proceedings of the ICE - Waste and Resource Management, 174(2), 37-46. https://doi.org/10.1680/jwarm.20.00020

The causes of construction waste (CW) in Nigeria have been a major topic for researchers over the last 15 years. However, no effort had been made to analyse these studies to understand the trends. A structured review of 30 research studies investigat... Read More about A review of the causes of construction waste generation in Nigeria and recommendations.

A sense of legitimacy in low-impact developments: Experiences and perspectives of communities in South-West England (2021)
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Griffin, E., McClymont, K., & Sheppard, A. (in press). A sense of legitimacy in low-impact developments: Experiences and perspectives of communities in South-West England. International Journal of Housing Policy, https://doi.org/10.1080/19491247.2021.1886027

Informality in the global North has been largely overlooked in literature to date (Devlin, 2018). Unlike the global South, the role of informal practices in northern countries are under-represented in both theory and practice. Despite this, informali... Read More about A sense of legitimacy in low-impact developments: Experiences and perspectives of communities in South-West England.

Multistakeholder participation in disaster management—the case of the covid-19 pandemic (2021)
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Panneer, S., Kantamaneni, K., Pushparaj, R. R. B., Shekhar, S., Bhat, L., & Rice, L. (2021). Multistakeholder participation in disaster management—the case of the covid-19 pandemic. Healthcare, 9(2), 203-222. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9020203

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting society’s health, economy, environment and development. COVID-19 has claimed many lives across the globe and severely impacted the livelihood of a considerable section of the world’s popul... Read More about Multistakeholder participation in disaster management—the case of the covid-19 pandemic.