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Raising the standard: Developing a benchmark for green infrastructure (2017)
Journal Article
Sinnett, D., Jerome, G., Smith, N., Burgess, S., & Mortlock, R. (2018). Raising the standard: Developing a benchmark for green infrastructure. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 13(2), 226-236. https://doi.org/10.2495/SDP-V13-N2-226-236

© 2018 WIT Press Green infrastructure (GI) is globally recognised as an essential component of liveable and sustainable places. It is valued for its multifunctionality and the connectedness of the individual features to each other, the surrounding co... Read More about Raising the standard: Developing a benchmark for green infrastructure.

Building with nature - a new benchmark for green infrastructure (2017)
Journal Article
Sinnett, D., Jerome, G., Burgess, S., Smith, N., & Mortlock, R. (2017). Building with nature - a new benchmark for green infrastructure. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 86(10), 427-431

This paper outlines the aims, development and proposed operation of Building with Nature, a new benchmark for appraising the quality of green infrastructure

Combined authorities: Signs of success (2017)
Report
Hickman, H., & While, A. (2017). Combined authorities: Signs of success

A research report into the early successes and challenges of the newly formed Combined Authorities.

Building with nature: A new benchmark for green infrastructure (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D., Jerome, G., Burgess, S., Smith, N., & Mortock, R. (2017, September). Building with nature: A new benchmark for green infrastructure

Green infrastructure (GI) is globally recognised as an essential component of liveable and sustainable places. However there is still considerable uncertainty about the best way to design, deliver and maintain GI particularly amongst planners and dev... Read More about Building with nature: A new benchmark for green infrastructure.

The new politics of soft-densification (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hickman, H., Dunning, R., & while, A. (2017, September). The new politics of soft-densification. Paper presented at UK/Ireland Planning Research Conference

Conference paper presenting research undertaken for PUCA (an agency of the French Government) exploring the incidence of and impact of soft-densification (small scale development) in England between 2001-2011. It includes two case studies of Ealing (... Read More about The new politics of soft-densification.

Examiners examined: Deliberative practice and the neighbourhood planning examiner (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hickman, H., Parker, G., & Salter, K. (2017, September). Examiners examined: Deliberative practice and the neighbourhood planning examiner. Paper presented at UK/Ireland Planning Research Conference

Conference paper exploring the role of the neighbourhood planning examiner and the challenges and contradictions for examiners operating in a deliberative practice space but with constrained statutory role.

Mining landscapes as a cultural and environmental resource (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D. (2017, September). Mining landscapes as a cultural and environmental resource

The UK has a rich metal mining legacy with many thousands of abandoned and restored mines concentrated in areas such as Cornwall, The Pennines and Anglesey. Although former mines and quarries can be perceived as derelict or degraded sites of very lit... Read More about Mining landscapes as a cultural and environmental resource.

Building with nature: A new benchmark for green infrastructure (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D., Jerome, G., Burgess, S., Smith, N., & Mortlock, R. (2017, September). Building with nature: A new benchmark for green infrastructure

Green infrastructure (GI) is globally recognised as an essential component of liveable and sustainable places. It is widely acknowledged that it is the primary mechanism for delivering ecosystem services in towns and cities and there is a substantial... Read More about Building with nature: A new benchmark for green infrastructure.

Inclusive city governance: International lesson drawing from progressive urban leadership (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2017, September). Inclusive city governance: International lesson drawing from progressive urban leadership. Paper presented at DSA2017: Sustainability Interrogated: Societies, growth and social justice

This paper outlines concepts that may be able to help us better understand the power of place in our globalising world. More specifically, it aims to show how good place-based leadership can promote inclusive urban development in both developed and... Read More about Inclusive city governance: International lesson drawing from progressive urban leadership.

The translation and use of green infrastructure evidence (2017)
Journal Article
Sinnett, D., Calvert, T., Smith, N., Burgess, S., & King, L. (2018). The translation and use of green infrastructure evidence. Proceedings of the ICE - Water Management, 171(2), 99-109. https://doi.org/10.1680/jwama.16.00112

The success of green infrastructure (GI) depends on the sharing of good practice and research between disciplines and sectors. This paper presents findings from a study to examine how GI research is shared with non-academic audiences. GI has been an... Read More about The translation and use of green infrastructure evidence.

Taking women's different bodily functions into account, including menstruation, in sanitation provision (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Greed, C. (2017, July). Taking women's different bodily functions into account, including menstruation, in sanitation provision. Paper presented at WEDC Conference

Whilst over two billion people lack adequate toilet provision, water supply, and sanitation, women are particularly badly affected. Women have fewer facilities to start with, but more toileting needs caused by biological differences including menstru... Read More about Taking women's different bodily functions into account, including menstruation, in sanitation provision.

Planning for diversity and sustainable spatial planning religion space gender and ethnicity (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Greed, C. (2017, July). Planning for diversity and sustainable spatial planning religion space gender and ethnicity. Paper presented at AESOP conference 2017 'Space of Dialogue for Places of Dignity

The urban planning policy agenda is strongly influenced by sustainability objectives with particular emphasis upon environmental issues. But, the original definition was much broader and included economic well-being and social equality as well as en... Read More about Planning for diversity and sustainable spatial planning religion space gender and ethnicity.

Raising the standard: Developing a benchmark for green infrastructure (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Jerome, G., Sinnett, D., Mortlock, R., Calvert, T., Burgess, S., & Smith, N. (2017, June). Raising the standard: Developing a benchmark for green infrastructure. Presented at Sustainable Development and Planning 2017

Green infrastructure (GI) is globally recognised as an essential component of liveable and sustainable places. It is valued for its multifunctionality and the connectedness of the individual features to each other, the surrounding countryside and urb... Read More about Raising the standard: Developing a benchmark for green infrastructure.

The rise of the city region - exploring alternative models of sub-national governance (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2017, June). The rise of the city region - exploring alternative models of sub-national governance. Paper presented at European Urban Research Association

In recent years a growing number of countries have embarked on reforms designed to strengthen the arrangements that they have in place for city region, or metropolitan, governance. This paper, which draws on a recent research project carried out for... Read More about The rise of the city region - exploring alternative models of sub-national governance.

Bridging theory and practice: participatory planning in China (2017)
Journal Article
Zhou, Z. (2018). Bridging theory and practice: participatory planning in China. International Journal of Urban Sciences, 22(3), 334-348. https://doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2017.1342558

Abstract: The paper aims at a greater understanding of how citizen participation, a concept traditionally linked with democracy, could be articulated in the regional planning process in the Chinese one-party state regime with the top-down governance... Read More about Bridging theory and practice: participatory planning in China.

Pentecostals and planners (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Greed, C. (2017, June). Pentecostals and planners. Presented at Spaces for Secular Space

Before considering the value of community space, we need to ask ‘what is community?’ According to a range of sociological sources (Greed and Johnson, 2015: pp 271-3 and chapter 14), a community may be defined either as a group of people that have som... Read More about Pentecostals and planners.

Effective national infrastructure: Balancing detail and flexibility – through planning to delivery (2017)
Report
Hickman, H., & Mitchell, K. (2017). Effective national infrastructure: Balancing detail and flexibility – through planning to delivery

A report produced for the National Infrastructure Planning Association on optimising the balance between the level of detail required in the process for consenting national infrastructure projects, with the need for flexibility at the project deliver... Read More about Effective national infrastructure: Balancing detail and flexibility – through planning to delivery.

“Not in their front yard” The opportunities and challenges of introducing perennial urban meadows: A local authority stakeholder perspective (2017)
Journal Article
Hoyle, H., Jorgensen, A., Warren, P., Dunnett, N., & Evans, K. (2017). “Not in their front yard” The opportunities and challenges of introducing perennial urban meadows: A local authority stakeholder perspective. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 25, 139-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2017.05.009

© 2017 The Authors The growing evidence base for the benefits for people and wildlife of nature-based solutions to managing urban green infrastructure lacks research investigating land manager perspectives on their implementation. To address this gap... Read More about “Not in their front yard” The opportunities and challenges of introducing perennial urban meadows: A local authority stakeholder perspective.