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Impact of urban morphology on Urban Heat Island in Manchester's transit-oriented development (2024)
Journal Article
Elmarakby, E., & Elkadi, H. (2024). Impact of urban morphology on Urban Heat Island in Manchester's transit-oriented development. Journal of Cleaner Production, 434, 140009. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.140009

This study delves into the relationship between urban morphology and the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect in Manchester's transit-oriented development (TOD). Using various analytical methods, including context analysis, remote sensing, SPSS correlation... Read More about Impact of urban morphology on Urban Heat Island in Manchester's transit-oriented development.

A Catalyst Approach for Smart Ecological Urban Corridors at Disused Waterways (2023)
Journal Article
Elkadi, H., & Biscaya, S. (2023). A Catalyst Approach for Smart Ecological Urban Corridors at Disused Waterways. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 8(3), https://doi.org/10.17645/up.v8i3.6866

Green and blue infrastructures have always played a key role in shaping European cities, acting as drivers for urban and rural development and regeneration. There is a reawakening of consciousness by European cities towards their waterways following... Read More about A Catalyst Approach for Smart Ecological Urban Corridors at Disused Waterways.

Mapping social capital networks of furniture industry - resilience to climate emergency in Damietta city, Egypt (2022)
Journal Article
Abdelrahman, N., & Elkadi, H. (2022). Mapping social capital networks of furniture industry - resilience to climate emergency in Damietta city, Egypt. AMPS proceedings series, 24, 334-345

The evolution of people, their economies, and the physical space in which they live are formulated and are in constant change through the dynamic interactions between actors in the community . Hence, understanding community networks and their reflect... Read More about Mapping social capital networks of furniture industry - resilience to climate emergency in Damietta city, Egypt.

Aesthetic appealing wall insulation: A novel approach for uptake of solid wall insulation in the UK (2022)
Journal Article
Seifhashemi, S., & Elkadi, H. (2022). Aesthetic appealing wall insulation: A novel approach for uptake of solid wall insulation in the UK. Building and Environment, 224, https://doi.org/10.1016/J.BUILDENV.109550

Solid wall dwellings in the UK are in urgent need for energy retrofit to support achieving the UK net-zero strategies in the building sector and reduce fuel poverty. Several barriers are a cause of uncertainty for householders about Solid Wall 1nsula... Read More about Aesthetic appealing wall insulation: A novel approach for uptake of solid wall insulation in the UK.

Manchester Ship Canal : back to the future for disused European waterways (2021)
Book
Elkadi, H., & Biscaya, S. (2021). H. Elkadi, & S. Biscaya (Eds.), Manchester Ship Canal : back to the future for disused European waterways. Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing. https://doi.org/10.5445/KSP/1000129076

This book investigates how urban/rural patterns provide differing conditions for living and working. The project is to read and analyse these urban/rural settlement structures and provide insight into the patterns of living and working that have form... Read More about Manchester Ship Canal : back to the future for disused European waterways.

Student experience and the design of campus outdoor spaces : an optimized assessment and comparative cross-case analysis at Universities from two leading nations – England, UK & California, US (2021)
Thesis
Gabr, M. Student experience and the design of campus outdoor spaces : an optimized assessment and comparative cross-case analysis at Universities from two leading nations – England, UK & California, US. (Thesis). University of Salford

Universities are recently pressured to attracting more students and achieving higher rankings. Students’ experience is found to be one of the keyways universities are differentiating themselves. Universities aim to offer diverse landscape settings to... Read More about Student experience and the design of campus outdoor spaces : an optimized assessment and comparative cross-case analysis at Universities from two leading nations – England, UK & California, US.

The role of aesthetics in energy-retrofit strategies: the case of solid wall houses in the UK (2021)
Thesis
Seifhashemi, S. (2021). The role of aesthetics in energy-retrofit strategies: the case of solid wall houses in the UK. (Thesis). University of Salford

Solid wall dwellings are responsible for 36% of the carbon emission from the domestic sector in the UK. Among energy retrofit measures, Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) is the most effective in reducing energy demand. However, the current rate for insu... Read More about The role of aesthetics in energy-retrofit strategies: the case of solid wall houses in the UK.

Social Capital: Understanding Its Value in Strengthening Resilience & Securing Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Yioutani-Iacovides, M., Elkadi, H., & Heysham, N. (2021, November). Social Capital: Understanding Its Value in Strengthening Resilience & Securing Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Paper presented at ESCR The 2021 Festival of Social Science. Exploring Society together., Online

I. Presentations + Interactive polls School of Science, Engineering and Environment, University of Salford: ▪ Prof Hisham Elkadi: Social Capital for Resilience of Industry SMEs ▪ Dr Nourhan Heysham: Social Capital Networks ▪ Dr Maria Yioutani-Iac... Read More about Social Capital: Understanding Its Value in Strengthening Resilience & Securing Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

The regulations and reality of indoor environmental standards for objects and visitors in museums (2021)
Journal Article
Elkadi, H., Al-Maiyah, S., Fielder, K., Kenawy, I., & Martinson, B. (2021). The regulations and reality of indoor environmental standards for objects and visitors in museums. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 152, 111653. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111653

The management of indoor microclimates is an important function of museum operations, a topic that has recently received growing attention. The way in which museum microclimates are specified is still not well documented universally, particularly in... Read More about The regulations and reality of indoor environmental standards for objects and visitors in museums.

Exploring Social Capital within Damietta’s furniture industry value chain as mode of community currency (2021)
Journal Article
Heysham, N., Elkadi, H., & Biscaya, S. (2021). Exploring Social Capital within Damietta’s furniture industry value chain as mode of community currency. International journal of community currency research, 25(1), 52-67. https://doi.org/10.15133/j.ijccr.2021.004

Social Capital contributes to the development of professions as well as communities, especially in small scale urban settings with a dense interlocking social structure. Within industry-based communities, a strong Social Capital Network acts as a bas... Read More about Exploring Social Capital within Damietta’s furniture industry value chain as mode of community currency.

Multiple perspective of public-private partnership project success : the case of Kuwaiti public housing initiative (2021)
Thesis
Alrashidi, M. Multiple perspective of public-private partnership project success : the case of Kuwaiti public housing initiative. (Thesis). University of Salford

Increased urbanisation has led to the use of public-private partnerships (PPP) in the provision of quality housing. However, to get the desired value from PPP housing projects, close attention must be paid to the stakeholders of each project and thei... Read More about Multiple perspective of public-private partnership project success : the case of Kuwaiti public housing initiative.

Developing a contextualised framework for culture-led urban sustainable development through creative hub concept (a case study of Iranian free zone) (2021)
Thesis
(a case study of Iranian free zone). (Thesis). University of Salford

Regenerating cities and adapting them to contemporary life circumstances is essential for improving cities' economic, social, and cultural situations. In order to regenerate cities, we, therefore, need to pay more attention to the cultural aspects of... Read More about Developing a contextualised framework for culture-led urban sustainable development through creative hub concept (a case study of Iranian free zone).

Effects of cultural diversity and climatic background on outdoor thermal perception in Melbourne city, Australia (2021)
Journal Article
Kenawy, I., & Elkadi, H. (2021). Effects of cultural diversity and climatic background on outdoor thermal perception in Melbourne city, Australia. Building and Environment, 195, 107746. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.107746

Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable is one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This goal is particularly important in global cities where public places are shared with diverse communities. Success... Read More about Effects of cultural diversity and climatic background on outdoor thermal perception in Melbourne city, Australia.

A smart ecological urban corridor for the Manchester Ship Canal (2020)
Journal Article
Biscaya, S., & Elkadi, H. (2021). A smart ecological urban corridor for the Manchester Ship Canal. Cities, 110, 103042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2020.103042

The paper examines the possibilities of developing a smart ecological urban corridor straddling the 36 miles long Manchester Ship Canal (MSC). Set within the historic counties of Cheshire and Lancashire (where the first planned industrial estate exis... Read More about A smart ecological urban corridor for the Manchester Ship Canal.

The impact of baseline wall U-value on energy performance of solid wall insulation (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Seifhashemi, M., Elkadi, H., & Fitton, R. (2020, September). The impact of baseline wall U-value on energy performance of solid wall insulation. Poster presented at 5th Building Simulation and Optimization 2020 Conference, Virtual

Solid wall dwellings are in high energy demand and need to be treated by energy retrofit measures such as internal wall insulation (IWI). U-value is the key parameter for energy saving evaluations. There are uncertainties about the U-values of solid... Read More about The impact of baseline wall U-value on energy performance of solid wall insulation.

The application of BIM tools to explore the dynamic characteristics of smart materials in a contemporary Shanashil building design element (2020)
Journal Article
Amin, T., Elkadi, H., & Al-Alwan, H. (2020). The application of BIM tools to explore the dynamic characteristics of smart materials in a contemporary Shanashil building design element. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 15(2), 193-199. https://doi.org/10.18280/ijsdp.150209

Traditional architecture is known for its crafted facade features that respond to environmental, social and cultural requirements. Contemporary architecture produced façade features that attempted to enhance local design identity and local culture.... Read More about The application of BIM tools to explore the dynamic characteristics of smart materials in a contemporary Shanashil building design element.

"Smart City" as an object of joint research as a part of an international interdisciplinary workshop (2020)
Journal Article
Elkadi, H., Tikunov, V., Biscaya, S., Novikov, A., Ershova, T., Gribok, M., …Tikunova, I. (2020). "Smart City" as an object of joint research as a part of an international interdisciplinary workshop. Вестник Северо-Кавказского федерального университета. Vestnik Severo-Kavkazskogo federalʹnogo universiteta, 6(81), 204-212. https://doi.org/10.37493/2307-907x.2020.6.26

The article describes the experience of participation and joint organization of the Russian-British interdisciplinary workshop on the topic "Subjectification of Smart Cities" which took place at the University of Salford in June 2019. Exchange of exp... Read More about "Smart City" as an object of joint research as a part of an international interdisciplinary workshop.

Neo Ekistics for flood mitigation in cities (2019)
Journal Article
Abdulkareem, M., Kenawy, I., & Elkadi, H. (2019). Neo Ekistics for flood mitigation in cities. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 17(2), 167-181. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-01-2018-0008

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to shed light on the potential of ecologically driven urban design interventions to substantiate urban form performance in coping with the increasing flood threats particularly in the Middle East region. The pa... Read More about Neo Ekistics for flood mitigation in cities.