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(2013). Deakin, M. & Al Waer, H. (Eds.). From intelligent to smart cities. Routledge/ Taylor and Francis. ISBN 9780415754897
The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilising the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also inco...
(2013). Deakin, M. (Ed.). Creating smart-er cities. Routledge/ Taylor and Francis. ISBN 9781138798441
Drawing upon the smart experiences of "world class" cities in n.America, Canada and Europe, this book provides the evidence to show how entrepreneurship-based and market depen...
Deakin, M. (2004). Developing sustainable communities: ecological integrity, equity and the question of participation.
Sustainable communities are seen as offering the opportunity to manage growth in developments that are plan-led and which are environmentally-friendly. This paper examines the...
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making ...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and rai...
Allwinkle, S. & Deakin, M. (2004). Learning communities: towards a suffiently place-based knowledge of the critical roles networking, innovation and creative partnerships play in governing the social capital of successful partnerships.
Campbell, F. H. & Deakin, M. (2004). Cities as leading examples of the digitally-inclusive knowledge society.
Deakin, M. & Curwell, S. (2003). The BEQUEST framework: the vision and methodology of a collaborative platform for sustainable urban development.
The concepts of sustainable development that have emerged in the ‘post Brundtland’
era are explored in terms of a vision and methodology of sustainable urban development
Curwell, S., Deakin, M., Hamilton, A., Paskaleva-Shapira, K., Soubra, S. & Turner, J. (2003). A research roadmap for sustainable information cities. In Cunningham, P. & Cunningham, M. (Eds.). eAdoption and the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications, Case Studies. ISBN 1-58603-470-7
Deakin, M. & Reid, A. (2016). Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones. Journal of Cleaner Production.. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.054. ISSN 0959-6526
This paper reviews the literature on smart cities. Offering a critical synthesis of the material, it advances a Triple Helix inspired account of smart cities as future interne...
Killick, L., Hall, H., Duff, A. & Deakin, M. (2016). The census as an information source in public policy-making. Journal of Information Science. 42. doi:10.1177/0165551516628471. ISSN 0165-5515
This paper provides an assessment of the value of national population censuses as information sources with specific reference to
UK census data and its use in policy-making. M...
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H. & Deakin, M. (2015). Power to the Population? The Population Census under Review.
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also
regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic,
Deakin, M. (2013). From The City Of Bits to E-Topia: Space, Citizenship and Community as Global Strategy. International Journal of E-Adoption. 6. doi:10.4018/ijea.2014010102. ISSN 1937-9633
Mitchell's book on the City of Bits, sets out a vision of urban life literally done to bits. His next book e-topia, provides the counter-point to this vision of urban life and...
Deakin, M. & Reid, A. (2013). Sustainable urban development: Use of the environmental assessment methods. Sustainable Cities and Society. 10, 39-48. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2013.04.002. ISSN 2210-6707
The need to protect the environment from the wanton ecological destruction of unfettered economic growth and conspicuous consumption is unquestionable. What is still in questi...
Deakin, M. (2013). Smart cities: the state-of-the-art and governance challenge. Triple Helix. 1. doi:10.1186/s40604-014-0007-9. ISSN 2197-1927
Reflecting on the governance of smart cities, the state-of-the-art this paper advances offers a critique of recent city ranking and future Internet accounts of their developme...
Deakin, M., Reid, A. & Campbell, F. H. (2012). Demonstrating How Urban Morphology Matters: Reaching Beyond the Geometry of Building Design, Construction Systems and Occupational Behaviours and Towards Broader Context-Specific Transformations. Environmental management and sustainable development. 2, 101. doi:10.5296/emsd.v2i2.4307. ISSN 2164-7682
Recent studies of urban morphology, suggest the design, layout and texture of district centres, neighbourhoods and buildings have as much a bearing on levels of energy consump...
Deakin, M., Campbell, F. H. & Reid, A. (2012). The mass retrofitting of an energy effcient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme. Energy Policy. 45, 187-200. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2012.02.019. ISSN 0301-4215
This paper examines a recent attempt to reduce energy consumption and the associated levels of carbon emissions by way of and through what has been termed: “an active and inte...