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Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. (2013)
Journal Article
ZAMAN, Q.M.M. and LAING, R. 2013. Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. Urban studies research [online], Article ID 783792. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/783792

This paper presents principles and praxis of sustainable approach to maintaining targeted residential regeneration by density yet achieving innovations in urban form in a contextual scenario of Dhaka City, the capital of Bangladesh. It is evident fro... Read More about Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka..

How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver. (2013)
Journal Article
LAING, R. 2013. How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver. Structural survey [online], 31(5), pages 355-367. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0010

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to concern the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, which survived the threat of major internal demolition and rebuilding during the 1960s and early 1970s. The building has subsequently undergone significant restoration... Read More about How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver..

Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. (2013)
Journal Article
WILSON, G., KISHK, M. and LAING, R. 2013. Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. Public health frontier [online], 2(2), pages 114-121. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5963/PHF0202009

Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the construction industry. Limited go... Read More about Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning..