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  • Building bridges between user and designer: co-creation, immersion and perspective taking 

    Martinez, Santiago; Isaacs, John; Fernandez-Gutierrez, Fabiola; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Scott-Brown, Kenneth C. (Springer, 2016-07-08)
    Designing for users rather than with users is still a common practice in technology design and innovation as opposed to taking them on board in the process. Design for inclusion aims to define and understand end-users, ...
  • Collaborations: smoothing the transition experience 

    Simpson, Edward; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Leslie, D. (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, 2015-06)
    A unique approach to providing students in transition to a new HE experience is for HE and FE institutions to offer collaborative delivery and management of courses. Abertay University works in collaboration with Fife ...
  • Comparison of advanced and standard real-time 3D rendering methods for interactive landscapes (Short paper version) 

    Stojanovic, V.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E. (IEEE, 2013)
    The use of games-based visualisation technology allows for the development of sophisticated interactive 3D decision support tools. Components of these tools are the various real-time rendering methods that are implemented ...
  • Domestic source of phosphorus to sewage treatment works 

    Comber, Sean; Gardner, Michael; Georges, Karyn; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Phosphorus is an element essential for life. Concerns regarding long-term security of supply and issues related to eutrophication of surface waters once released into the aquatic environment have led governments to consider ...
  • Dynamic visualisation and modelling to support sustainable phosphate management 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (British Hydrological Society, 2012-09-14)
    Under the WFD the UK water companies are responsible for providing effective treatment methods which will reduce the level of phosphate, a key nutrient in river eutrophication, in their respective waterways. The selection ...
  • Enhancement of water treatment sustainability through dynamic visualisation & modelling 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Comber, Sean; Whitehead, Paul (Acqua Consultoria, 2011-09)
    The Water Framework Directive (WFD) proscribes specific levels of contaminates present in rivers and lakes in the UK, these contaminants come from a wide range of sources such as food additives present in faeces, agricultural ...
  • Enhancing urban sustainability through novel visualisation 

    Gilmour, Daniel J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Blackwood, David J.; Isaacs, John P. (Loughborough University, 2009)
    Sustainable decision making in Urban Design is a complex process that requires the interaction of a wide variety of stakeholders. The engagement of a range of stakeholders throughout the decision making process presents ...
  • Enhancing urban sustainability using 3D visualisation 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Thomas Telford, 2011-06)
    This paper presents the results of an initial application of a prototype simulation and visualisation tool (S-City VT) thatwas developed to enable all stakeholders, regardless of background or experience, to understand, ...
  • Factors influencing exfiltration processes in sewers 

    Blackwood, David J.; Ellis, J. B.; Revitt, D. M.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (IWA Publishing, 2005)
    Exfiltration from sewers is widespread and emerging legislation may require water service providers to identify, and rectify, its sources in sewerage systems. This paper describes exfiltration test apparatus and a series ...
  • Immersive and non immersive 3D virtual city: decision support tool for urban sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 2011-01)
    Sustainable urban planning decisions must not only consider the physical structure of the urban development but the economic, social and environmental factors. Due to the prolonged times scales of major urban development ...
  • Indicator modelling and interactive visualisation for urban sustainability assessment 

    Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John P.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Engineering Science Reference, 2015-02)
    This chapter presents a novel framework for the integration of the principles of sustainable development within the urban design processes. The framework recognises that decision making for sustainable urban planning is a ...
  • Knowledge mapping for enhancing sustainability in large public sector funded urban redevelopment 

    Gilmour, Daniel J. (Abertay University Science Engineering and Technoloy, 2014-03)
    The thesis describes a programme of research work to develop and apply knowledge mapping and knowledge management techniques to effectively assess and enhance sustainability within urban redevelopment projects. The research ...
  • Leaky sewers: assessing the hydrology and impact of exfiltration in urban sewers 

    Ellis, J. B.; Revitt, D. M.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (British Hydrology Society, 2004-07)
  • Life cycle analysis and sewer solids 

    Gouda, H.; Ashley, R. M.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H. (IWA Publishing, 2003)
    The search for sustainable ways of living has necessitated a new look at the way in which water services are provided. The new paradigm includes whole-system perspectives for each of the primary criteria groups: social, ...
  • Major project team learning: examining building information modelling 

    Simpson, Edward; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John P. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2015-09)
    The speed of technological advancement of software development drives the need for individual and team learning to exploit these developments for competitive advantage. Using a major long term redevelopment as a case study ...
  • Making asset investment decisions for wastewater systems that include sustainability 

    Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Butler, David; Jowitt, Paul; Davies, John; Smith, Heidi; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, Crina (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2008-03)
    Effective integrated water management is a key component of the World Water Vision and the way in which aspirations for water equity may be realized. Part of the vision includes the promotion of sustainability of water ...
  • Modelling and visualizing sustainability assessment in urban environments 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2010-09-06)
    Major urban development projects extend over prolonged timescales (up to 25 years in the case of major regeneration projects), involve a large number of stakeholders, and necessitate complex decision making. Comprehensive ...
  • A network approach to overcoming barriers to market engagement for SMEs in energy efficiency initiatives such as the Green Deal 

    O'Keeffe, Juliette; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Simpson, Edward (Elsevier, 2016-08-13)
    The Green Deal (GD) was launched in 2013 by the UK Government as a market-led scheme to encourage uptake of energy efficiency measures in the UK and create green sector jobs. The scheme closed in July 2015 after 30 months ...
  • Real-time visual simulation of urban sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (IGI Global, 2013)
    Sustainable decision making for strategic planning is a challenging process: requiring an understanding of the complex interactions among environmental, economic and social factors. Commonly, such decisions are dominated ...
  • The role of sustainability assessment in sustainability management for urban redevelopment 

    Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John P.; Simpson, Edward (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2015-09)
    Sustainability assessment has the potential to influence decision making and hence to improve the management of sustainability. This paper presents the development and reporting of benchmark sustainability indicators and ...