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Are we still not there yet? Moving along the gender highway (2019)
Book Chapter
Greed, C. (2019). Are we still not there yet? Moving along the gender highway. In C. Scholten, & T. Joelsson (Eds.), Integrating Gender into Transport Planning: From One to Many Tracks, 192-210. Palgrave Macmillan

This book comprises a collection of international contributions, particularly from Scandinavia, on the extent to which gender has been integrated into transport planning

Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2019, June). Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership. Paper presented at City Futures IV 2019

A consequence of globalisation is that place-less leaders, meaning people who are not expected to care about the consequences of their decisions for particular places and communities, have gained extraordinary power and influence. This paper explore... Read More

Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Hunter, R., Cleland, C., Cleary, A., Droomers, M., Wheeler, B., Sinnett, D., …Braubach, M. (2019). Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis. Environment International, 130(104923), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.104923

Background: As populations become increasingly urbanised, the preservation of urban green space (UGS) becomes paramount. UGS is not just dedicated recreational space such as public parks, but other types of informal green space are important, for exa... Read More

Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap (2019)
Thesis
King, L. M. Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1492737

The UK Government has committed to an 80% reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) against 1990 levels by 2050. Widening understandings of the environmental impact of the built environment have fuelled debates around how the environmental performance of bui... Read More

Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Devereux, M. (2019, June). Inverted peripheries: Le Boulevard Périphérique and the struggle for identity in Paris. Paper presented at Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference

Le Périphérique is a 35.04kms long inner ring road built around Paris following the line of the former defensive wall demolished in 1929. Ever since it opened in 1973 there have been attempts to reduce its physical impact on the landscape. It is gene... Read More

Urban sprawl in europe (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D. (2019, June). Urban sprawl in europe. Presented at XXI Aesop Conference, Naples, Italy, 2007

Quality of urban life report (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D. (2019, June). Quality of urban life report. Paper presented at EEA and European City Networks

Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity (2019)
Journal Article
Norton, B. A., Bending, G. D., Clark, R., Corstanje, R., Dunnett, N., Evans, K. L., …Grice, S. M. (in press). Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity. Ecological Applications, https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1946

There are increasing calls to provide greenspace in urban areas, yet the ecological quality, as well as quantity, of greenspace is important. Short mown grassland designed for recreational use is the dominant form of urban greenspace in temperate reg... Read More

Building with nature - Improving standards of GI across the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Jerome, G., & Sinnett, D. (2019). Building with nature - Improving standards of GI across the UK. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 88(5), 161-165

This articles explains how the Building with Nature framework was developed as an aid to specifying what is meant by, and consequently delivering, high-quality green infrastructure.

The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them? (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R. (in press). The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?. Regional Statistics, 9(2), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.15196/RS090201

Small Towns have long been seen as an important element in Europe’s urban structure, currently around 24.2% of the European population live in them. Despite this, we know relatively little about them and there is insufficient recognition of the... Read More

What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces. (2019)
Journal Article
Hoyle, H., Jorgensen, A., & Hitchmough, J. (in press). What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.19

1. The multiple benefits of ‘nature’ for human health and well-being have been documented at an increasing rate over the past 30 years. A growing body of research also demonstrates the positive well-being benefits of nature-connectedness. There is, h... Read More

The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2019). The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation. Public Money and Management, 39(4), 271-279. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2019.1592908

This paper discusses the role of place-based leadership in stimulating the co-creation of inclusive public services and outcomes. A conceptual framework, designed to illuminate the forces shaping the power of place, and to provide a fresh way of env... Read More

A framework for assessing the quality of green infrastructure in the built environment in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Jerome, G., Sinnett, D., Burgess, S., Calvert, T., & Mortlock, R. (2019). A framework for assessing the quality of green infrastructure in the built environment in the UK. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 40, 174-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2019.04.001

The advocacy argument for green infrastructure has largely been won. Policy and statutory guidance for green infrastructure planning and development exists at international, national and regional/local levels and the functions and benefits of green i... Read More

Governing urban regeneration: Planning and regulatory tools in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R., Tallon, A., & Williams, D. (2019). Governing urban regeneration: Planning and regulatory tools in the UK. European Planning Studies, 27(6), 1083-1106. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2019.1598020

The article focuses on the redevelopment of Previously Developed Land by public-private sector partnerships in three cities/towns in South-West England, two of which can be described as medium-sized towns with little previous experience of such devel... Read More

Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D., Spotswood, F., Parkhurst, G., & Chatterton, T. (2019). Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 62, 740-756. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2019.02.018

Changing mobility behaviour towards activities and actions that have a less detrimental impact on the environment, public health and society is an objective of transport policy jurisdictions globally. In line with a burgeoning body of research examin... Read More

The Short Guide to Town and Country Planning (2019)
Book
Sheppard, A., Croft, N., & Smith, N. (2019). The Short Guide to Town and Country Planning. Policy Press

The Short Guide to Town and Country Planning provides a short, introductory overview of the practice of planning for those with little or no prior knowledge. The book considers who planners are and what they do, presents a history, considers plannin... Read More

The dynamics of depoliticisation in urban governance: Introducing a directly elected mayor (2019)
Journal Article
Sweeting, D., & Hambleton, R. (in press). The dynamics of depoliticisation in urban governance: Introducing a directly elected mayor. Urban Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019827506

Within the context of debates regarding depoliticisation, this article considers how the introduction of a directly elected mayor system of governance impacts on urban politics. Directly elected mayors are now a fundamental feature of many political... Read More

An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D., Chatterton, T., Parkhurst, G., & Spotswood, F. (2019). An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(2), 318-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2019.02.009

There is a growing body of international evidence available that shows highway construction fails to solve issues of congestion and improvements to the local economy. There is also evidence that due to changes of land use and expectations of being ab... Read More

British housing: Timelines and types (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Marco, E., & Burgess, S. (2012). British housing: Timelines and types. [Mix-mode]. 8 February 2019 - 1 April 2012. (Unpublished)

British Housing: Timelines and typologies New homes being built in the United Kingdom (UK) today have been criticised for not providing space for basic living functions1. We now have the smallest homes in Europe1&2, they tend to have very little s... Read More