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A move into drawing (2019)
Journal Article
Banou, S. (in press). A move into drawing. Architecture and Culture, 7(2), 1-4

This article presents part of the process leading to the large-scale three-dimensional drawing entitled Weaving Lines/Looming Narratives (2013), through a series of three images. The project engaged with questions of presence and representation in th... Read More about A move into drawing.

Designing for Health & Wellbeing: Home, City, Society (2019)
Book
Meraz, F., Rice, L., & Jones, M. (2019). F. Meraz, L. Rice, & M. Jones (Eds.), Designing for Health & Wellbeing: Home, City, Society. Vernon Press

Rapid urbanization represents major threats and challenges to personal and public health. The World Health Organisation identifies the ‘urban health threat’ as three-fold: infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases; and violence and injury from,... Read More about Designing for Health & Wellbeing: Home, City, Society.

Supporting the uptake of resilient repair in the recovery process (FD2706) (2019)
Report
Lamond, J., Harries, T., Twigger-Ross, C., Rose, C., & Dhonau, M. (2019). Supporting the uptake of resilient repair in the recovery process (FD2706). London: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Executive Summary This Defra research project (FD2706) was concerned with how the professionals and organisations involved in the recovery process following a flood incident interact with householders and business owners. In particular, the way in w... Read More about Supporting the uptake of resilient repair in the recovery process (FD2706).

The blue-green path to urban flood resilience (2019)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E., Arthur, S., Birkinshaw, S., Butler, D., Dawson, D., Everett, G., …Wright, N. (in press). The blue-green path to urban flood resilience. Blue-Green Systems,

Achieving urban flood resilience at local, regional and national levels requires a transformative change in planning, design and implementation of urban water systems. Flood risk, wastewater and stormwater management should be re-envisaged and transf... Read More about The blue-green path to urban flood resilience.

Days of Action (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Mosley, J., & Warren, S. (2019). Days of Action. [Video and still image documentation of series of individual and collective actions]. Exhibited at Tate Modern, London. 1 September 2019 - 1 September 2019. (Unpublished)

‘Days of Action’ is a series of works that responds to and exposes latent forces within the circulatory spaces of political and cultural locations. The series brings social logics from political demonstration and motion indebted to political language... Read More about Days of Action.

Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship (2019)
Journal Article
Lamond, J., & Everett, G. (2019). Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship. Landscape and Urban Planning, 191, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103639

© 2019 Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) is an approach to urban flood resilience, recognised globally and in international literature, that capitalises on the benefits of working with urban green-spaces and naturalised water-flows. Literature reveals... Read More about Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship.

Nature-Based Solutions for city redevelopment and tourism (2019)
Journal Article
Rice, L. (in press). Nature-Based Solutions for city redevelopment and tourism. International Journal of Tourism Cities, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJTC-05-2019-0069

Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) are being used in city areas to improve environmental conditions and increase tourism. This research examines the drivers behind, and impacts of, the application of NBS in city redevelopment projects for tourism. Nature b... Read More about Nature-Based Solutions for city redevelopment and tourism.

The BIM Fork - are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM? (2019)
Journal Article
Mason, J. (2019). The BIM Fork - are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM?. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 11,

This paper examines the question of whether smart contracts implementation in the construction industry necessarily needs to follow on from Building Information Modelling (BIM) in their development. BIM is the cornerstone of the United Kingdom Govern... Read More about The BIM Fork - are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM?.

Local community preferences, understandings and behaviours (2019)
Book Chapter
Everett, G., Lamond, J., & Krivtsov, V. (2019). Local community preferences, understandings and behaviours. In S. Arthur, D. Allen, E. O'Donnell, & V. Krivtsov (Eds.), Blue-Green Infrastructure - Perspectives on Planning Evaluation and Collaboration C780a, (11-29). London: CIRIA

This chapter: • Provides an introduction to the long term engagement of local communities with BGI, and gives an overview of recent relevant literature • Lists the main stakeholders for WSUD, and discusses different ways to conceptualise communit... Read More about Local community preferences, understandings and behaviours.

The opportunities and challenges of improving the condition and sustainability of an historic building at an international tourist attraction in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Organ, S. (in press). The opportunities and challenges of improving the condition and sustainability of an historic building at an international tourist attraction in the UK. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-09-2018-0076

Heritage tourism has become increasingly popular, and improving the sustainability of such sites is essential both nationally and internationally. This paper explores the opportunities and challenges of improving the condition and sustainability of a... Read More about The opportunities and challenges of improving the condition and sustainability of an historic building at an international tourist attraction in the UK.

The drivers and challenges of improving the energy efficiency performance of listed pre-1919 housing (2019)
Journal Article
Rispoli, M., & Organ, S. (in press). The drivers and challenges of improving the energy efficiency performance of listed pre-1919 housing. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-09-2017-0037

European countries have committed to reducing their carbon emissions to mitigate climate change. Improving the built environment, particularly in existing housing is essential to achieve national and international carbon reduction targets. However, t... Read More about The drivers and challenges of improving the energy efficiency performance of listed pre-1919 housing.

Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Booth, C., Olomolaiye, P., Coker, A., Ibrahim, A., & Lamond, J. (2019). Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 26(9), 1962-1985. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-11-2017-0240

Purpose: The achievement of sustainable development goals is linked to the procurement of public infrastructure in a manner that meets key procurement objectives, such as sustainability, value-for-money, transparency and accountability. At the heart... Read More about Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions.

Green roofs: Perceptions in the Newcastle, UK CBD owners/occupiers (2019)
Journal Article
Everett, G., & Lamond, J. (2019). Green roofs: Perceptions in the Newcastle, UK CBD owners/occupiers. Journal of Corporate Real Estate, 21(2), 147-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCRE-11-2017-0044

Purpose – This paper explores perceptions of the advantages and disadvantages of green roofs for commercial real estate building owners/occupiers in a UK city, and considers how these might affect the chances of their adoption. Design/methodology/... Read More about Green roofs: Perceptions in the Newcastle, UK CBD owners/occupiers.

Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., Behm, M., & Akinade, O. (in press). Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-09-2018-0389

Purpose: Against the backdrop of the contribution of design to the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in construction, design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH) is increasingly becoming prominent in the construction sector. To... Read More about Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability.

Efficient encouragement (2019)
Journal Article
Organ, S. (2019). Efficient encouragement

Surveyors must identify why owner-occupiers are making energy efficiency refurbishments to ensure that these improvements meet their expectations

Bamboo: An engineered alternative for buildings in the global South (2019)
Book Chapter
Zea Escamilla, E., Archilla, H., Addissie Nuramo, D., & Trujillo, D. (2019). Bamboo: An engineered alternative for buildings in the global South. In M. Correia Guedes, & G. Cantuaria (Eds.), Bioclimatic Architecture in Warm Climates, 397-414. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12036-8_15

Bamboo is the only Graminea adapted to the life as forest. Bamboos can be found around the globe and are naturally occurring in Africa, America and Asia in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate areas around the equator. Bamboos are giant grasses t... Read More about Bamboo: An engineered alternative for buildings in the global South.

Flood risk insurance, mitigation and commercial property valuation (2019)
Journal Article
Lamond, J., Bhattacharya-Mis, N., Chan, F., Kreibich, H., Montz, B., Proverbs, D., & Wilkinson, S. (2019). Flood risk insurance, mitigation and commercial property valuation. Property Management, 37, https://doi.org/10.1108/PM-11-2018-0058

•Purpose: To understand how Built Environment professionals approach the valuation of flood risk in commercial property markets and whether insurance promotes mitigation in different insurance and risk management regimes. draw common conclusions, an... Read More about Flood risk insurance, mitigation and commercial property valuation.

Information for adaptation and response to flooding, multi-stakeholder perspectives in Nigeria (2019)
Journal Article
Lamond, J., Adekola, O., Adelekan, I., Eze, B., & Ujoh, F. (2019). Information for adaptation and response to flooding, multi-stakeholder perspectives in Nigeria. Climate, 7(4), 46. https://doi.org/10.3390/cli7040046

Provision of data and information for disaster risk reduction is increasingly important to enable resilience. However the focus of provision in many African countries is limited to national scale risk assessment and meteorological data. The research... Read More about Information for adaptation and response to flooding, multi-stakeholder perspectives in Nigeria.

Cesare Brandi (1906 a 1988): Su concepto de restauración y el dilema de la arquitectura (2019)
Journal Article
Meraz, F. (in press). Cesare Brandi (1906 a 1988): Su concepto de restauración y el dilema de la arquitectura

Este artículo ofrece una revisión teórica del origen del concepto de restauración en el pensamiento de Brandi proponiendo una crítica centrada en el caso de la restauración de arquitectura. Se perfila el recorrido teórico de Brandi en su aproximación... Read More about Cesare Brandi (1906 a 1988): Su concepto de restauración y el dilema de la arquitectura.