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Demonstrating How Urban Morphology Matters: Reaching Beyond the Geometry of Building Design, Construction Systems and Occupational Behaviours and Towards Broader Context-Specific Transformations.

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Campbell, F. H. (2013)
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. https://doi.org/10.5296/emsd.v2i2.4307
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...

Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Mora, L. (2020)
Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation. Journal of Urban Technology, 27(4), 59-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2020.1868738
This paper closes a gap in the literature on smart cities relating to the metrics of future Internet-based developments. It achieves this by presenting the findings of a case ...

Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones

Journal Article
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018)
Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones. Journal of Cleaner Production, 173, 39-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.054
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...

Smart specialisation strategies in the post-linear era of research and innovation

Conference Proceeding
Deakin, M., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2017)
Smart specialisation strategies in the post-linear era of research and innovation. In P. Ketikidis, & A. Solomon (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development. , (529-539
Smart specialisation can be considered an entrepreneurial discovery process which makes it possible to identify where regions can benefit from specialising in specific areas o...

The mass-retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon dioxide zone

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Campbell, F. H. (2012)
The mass-retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon dioxide zone. Proceedings of the ICE - Energy, 165, 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1680/ener.12.00004
This paper offers a case-study analysis of a recent attempt to reduce energy consumption and the associated levels of carbon dioxide emissions by way of and through what has b...

The embedded intelligence of smart cities: urban life, citizenship and community

Journal Article
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2017)
The embedded intelligence of smart cities: urban life, citizenship and community. International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age, 4(4), 62-74. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJPADA.2017100105
This paper reviews Mitchell’s thesis on the transition from the city of bits to e-topia. The review finds it wanting and suggests the problems encountered with the thesis rest...

The mass retrofitting of an energy efficient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Campbell, F. H., & Reid, A. (2012)
The mass retrofitting of an energy efficient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme. Energy Policy, 45, 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.02.019
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...

How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (2019)
How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Urban Technology, 26(2), 89-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2018.1525265
Overcoming the dichotomous nature of smart city research is fundamental to providing cities with a clear understanding of how smart city development should be approached. This...

Sustainable urban development: Use of the environmental assessment methods

Journal Article
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2014)
Sustainable urban development: Use of the environmental assessment methods. Sustainable Cities and Society, 10, 39-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2013.04.002
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...

Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems

Report
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., Hairstans, R., Duncheva, M., Calcagno, C., …Lang, V. (2020)
Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems. Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Scottish Enterprise. and the Scottish Government
The purpose of this project is to provide evidence of the potential contribution offsite construction offers to address the challenges faced by the affordable housing sector i...