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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...

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...

The BEQUEST framework: the vision and methodology of a collaborative platform for sustainable urban development.

Presentation / Conference
Deakin, M., & Curwell, S. (2004, October)
The BEQUEST framework: the vision and methodology of a collaborative platform for sustainable urban development. Paper presented at EnviroInfo 2004: an international conference dedicated to sh@ring, Geneva
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 (SUD)...

Urban Regeneration and Sustainable Communities: The Role of Networks, Innovation, and Creativity in Building Successful Partnerships

Journal Article
Deakin, M., & Allwinkle, S. (2007)
Urban Regeneration and Sustainable Communities: The Role of Networks, Innovation, and Creativity in Building Successful Partnerships. Journal of Urban Technology, 14(1), 77-91. doi:10.1080/10630730701260118
The following examination goes against the current trend in policy on urban regeneration partnerships by relaxing the assumption that they represent virtuous circles of mutual...

Sustainable Urban Development

Thesis
Deakin, M. Sustainable Urban Development. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4660
This submission for PhD by publication aims to capture, reflect upon, analyse and offer critical insights into how the use of land and exchange of property can help serve the ...

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

Journal Article
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2016)
Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones. Journal of Cleaner Production, 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...

The First Two Decades of Smart-City Research: A Bibliometric Analysis

Journal Article
Mora, L., Bolici, R., & Deakin, M. (2017)
The First Two Decades of Smart-City Research: A Bibliometric Analysis. Journal of Urban Technology, 24(1), 3-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2017.1285123
This paper reports on the first two decades of research on smart cities by conducting a bibliometric analysis of the literature published between 1992 and 2012. The analysis s...

Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research

Conference Proceeding
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018)
Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research. In A. Bisello, D. Vettorato, P. Laconte, & S. Costa (Eds.), Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions: Results of SSPCR 2017, (403-420). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75774-2
More than 20 years have now passed since the concept of smart city first appeared in a scholarly publica-tion, marking the beginning of a new era in urban innovation. Since th...

Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018)
Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.035
Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based o...

From The City Of Bits to E-Topia: Space, Citizenship and Community as Global Strategy.

Journal Article
Deakin, M. (2014)
From The City Of Bits to E-Topia: Space, Citizenship and Community as Global Strategy. International Journal of E-Adoption, 6, https://doi.org/10.4018/ijea.2014010102
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...

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