Dissemination

SNACC Final Report

Journal articles

  • Williams, K., Gupta, R., Hopkins, D., Gregg, M., Payne, C., Joynt, J., Smith, I., and Bates-Brkljac, N.,  (2013) Retrofitting England’s suburbs to adapt to climate change, Building Research & Information, 41:5, 517-531.
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2013.808893
  • Gupta, R., Gregg, M., Du, H. and Williams, K. (2013) Evaluative application of UKCP09-based downscaled future weather years to simulate overheating risk in typical English homes, Structural Survey Journal, 31:4, 231-252.
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0005
  • Smith, I., Williams, K., Hopkins, D., Joynt, J., Payne, C. and Gupta, R.,(2013) Integrated Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation due to Climate Change: Local stakeholders’ views on potential pathways for change, Structural Survey Journal, 31:4, 301-313.
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0008
  • Gupta, R, and Gregg, M (2013) Preventing the overheating of English suburban homes in a warming climate, Building Research and Information. 41:3, 281-300.
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2013.772043
  • Williams, K., Joynt, J.L.R., Payne, C., Hopkins, D. and Smith, I. (2012). The conditions for, and changes of, adapting England’s suburbs for climate changeBuilding and Environment, 55 (2012), 131-140.
  • Gupta, R and Gregg, M (2012) Using UK climate change projections to adapt existing English homes for a warming climate, Building and Environment, 55: 2012, 20-42.
    DOI: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132312000236
  • Gupta, R and Gregg, M (2011) Adapting UK suburban neighbourhoods and dwellings for a changing climateAdvances in Building Energy Research Journal, 5: 1, 81-108.
    DOI: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17512549.2011.582342
  • Williams, K (2011) Climate Proofing the UK’s Suburbs, Project, Journal of the Department of Planning and Architecture, University of the West of England, 60-64
  • Williams, K., Joynt, J.L.R. and Hopkins, D. (2010). Climate change and the compact city: the challenge of adapting suburbsBuilt Environment, 36 (1), 105-115.

Book chapters

  • Gupta, R. and Gregg, M. (2012) Climate Change: Adaptations. In: Smith S.J., Elsinga, M., O’Mahony, L.F., Eng, O.S., Wachter, S., and Lovell, H., (eds). International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Vol 1. Oxford: Elsevier; 2012. pp. 164–179.

Published conference proceedings

  • Gupta, R. and Gregg, M. (2012) Using a mapping-based simulation approach to rapidly investigate the potential for adapting English homes for a warming climate. In Zhai, Z., Li, X. and Wang, H. (eds.) Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE 2012). 1-4 August 2012, Boulder, Colorado, USA. pp. 744-751. ISBN: 978-0-9816881-9-0; 0-9816881-9-5.
  • Gupta, R, and Gregg, M. (2012) Adapting UK suburban homes for a warming climate. In Proceedings of 7th Windsor Conference: The changing context of comfort in an unpredictable world. Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 12-15 April 2012. London: Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings
  • Gupta, R and Gregg, M (2011) Suburban neighbourhood adaptation for a changing climate: developing climate change scenarios for suburbs, Peer-reviewed paper. IN EVRARD, A. & BODART, M. (Eds.)  PLEA 2011 Architecture & sustainable development: Conference Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Volume 1, 13-15 July 2011, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Presses Universitaires de Louvain, pp. 233-238. ISBN: 978-2-87463-276-1.

Reports

  • The SNACC team is contributing a report to the RETROFIT 2050 project, which focuses on re-engineering the city 2020-2050: Urban Foresight and Transition Management, funded under the EPSRC Sustainable Environment Programme. Web link: http://www.retrofit2050.org.uk/.

Working papers

  • Developing climate change scenarios that are meaningful at the suburban neighbourhood scale – Rajat Gupta
  • Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity – Ian Smith and Diane Hopkins
  • Identifying a typology of English suburbs: Based on building and neighbourhood morphology – Katie Williams, Jenny Joynt and Catherine Evans
  • Development and application of the DECoRuM model: Developing the existing modelling and visualisation capacities – Rajat Gupta
  • The implementation of the VEPs tool in the SNACC project: A brief – Nada Bates-Brkljac

Conferences, events and outreach

  • Catherine Payne presented a poster on the findings from SNACC titled ‘Adapting England’s Suburbs for Climate Change’ at the 1st International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience at UCL London (5th-7th Nov) hosted by the Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience (UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering)
  • Final Dissemination Event at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Parliament Square, London – 14:00-17:15 | 23 October 2012
  • Matt Gregg presented Gupta, R. and Gregg, M. (2012). Using a mapping-based simulation approach to rapidly investigate the potential for adapting English homes for a warming climate at the Second International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE) at Boulder, Colorado, USA (August 2012).
  • Professor Rajat Gupta presented Gupta, R. and Gregg, M. (2012) Adapting UK suburban homes for a warming climate at the 7th Windsor Conference: The changing context of comfort in an unpredictable world in Windsor, UK, 12-15 April 2012.
  • Professor Katie Williams presented at the Climate Change Leaders Event Low Carbon Urbanism: Resilience, vulnerability and justice at Birmingham University (October 2011)
  • Dr Jennifer Joynt presented ‘Adapting the UK’s suburbs for climate change conceptualising the challenge,’  and Dr Nada Bates-Brkljac will present ‘Issues in developing computer visulisation for the communication of climate change adaptations of suburban neighbourhoods: The SNACC Project’ at the 2011 UK/Ireland Planning Research Conference: Planning Resilient Communities in Challenging Times in Birmingham (September 2011)
  • Professor Rajat Gupta presented a peer-reviewed paper ‘Suburban neighbourhood adaptation for a changing climate: developing climate change scenarios for suburbs’ at the PLEA 2011 Architecture and Sustainable Development: 27th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (July 2011)
  • Professor Glen Bramley presented at the ARCC Coordination Network: Meeting with Scottish Government in Edinburgh (June 2011)
  • Professor Katie Williams presented ‘In Suburbia: the challenge of adapting homes, gardens and neighbourhoods’ at the EPSRC/UKCIP Adapting our Built Environment: ARCC Contributions and Challenges Conference (April 2011)
  • Professor Katie Williams presented ‘What does an adapted neighbourhood look like?’ to the Local Government Group Roundtable (February 2011)
  • Dr Ian Smith worked with researchers from Griffith University, Australia, to devise a bid to fund a research bid to investigate the adaptation of Australian suburbs for climate change and explore further collaboration opportunities (January 2010)
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