selected publications 2005-2017
Cynthia GirlingEvolving Relationship of Green and Gray in the Green Neighborhood
Presented at Annual Meeting of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia, September, 2005.
Cynthia GirlingThe Changing Morphology of the North American Green Neighborhood
Presented at Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architecture, Winnipeg, August, 2005.
Cynthia Girling, and Ronald KellettSkinny Streets and Green Neighborhoods: Design for Environment and Community
Island Press, 2005.
Cynthia Girling, Ronald Kellett, and Shana JohnstoneInforming Design for Participation in Neighbourhood Scale Planning
in Integrated Assessment, November 2006.
Cynthia GirlingCase Studies in Sustainable Neighbourhood Design, UniverCity, Burnaby, Canada
Report of findings for SFU Community Trust. 2008.
Cynthia GirlingUniverCity: Building a New Green Neighborhood
Places Special Issue: Climate Change and Place, Vol 20, No. 2, p. 26-.29. Summer 2008.
Ronald Kellett, Duncan Cavens, Nicole Miller, Elisa Campbell, and Wil MayhewDecision Support Tools in a Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood Pilot Project
Report to Federation of Canadian Municipalities, 2008.
Ronald Kellett, Duncan Cavens, Nicole Miller, and Jon SalterIntegrating energy and urban design at a neighbourhood scale in Emerald Hills Urban Village, a Natural Resources Canada Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood pilot project
Report to Natural Resources Canada, 2008.
Cynthia Girling, Maria Galdon, Lara Davis, and Ronald KellettGreen Infrastructure in Calgary's Mobility Corridors
Report to City of Calgary, 2008.
Nicole Miller, Duncan Cavens, Patrick Condon Ronald Kellett, and Armando CarbonellPolicy, Urban Form and Tools for Measuring and Managing Green House Gas Emissions: The North American Problem
presented at Congress for European Urbanism Conference on Climate Change and Urban Design, Oslo, Norway, September, 2008 and published in Conference Reader: Background Papers and Selected Conference Papers, pp. 15-27, 2008.
Kellett, Ronald, Duncan Cavens, Nicole Miller, and Jon SalterEnergy, Sustainability and Decision Support to Charrette-based Urban Design
presented at Congress for European Urbanism Conference on Climate Change and Urban Design, Oslo, Norway, September, 2008.
Ronald Kellett, Sara Fryer, Isabel BudkeSustainability Indicators for Computer-based Tools in Community Design
Report to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, External Research Program. Specification of Indicators and Selection Methodology for a Community Demonstration Project with Design Centre for Sustainability.
Nicole Miller, Duncan Cavens, Patrick Condon, and Ronald KellettPolicy, Urban Form and Tools for Measuring and Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The North American Problem
in University of Colorado Law Review, 2009.
Cynthia GirlingSmart Growth Meets Low Impact Development: A Case Study of UniverCity, Vancouver, Canada
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 3(01), pp. 69 – 93. April 2010.
Andreas Christen, Nicholas Coops, Ronald Kellett, Ben Crawford, Inna Olchovski, Rory Tooke, and Michael van der LaanA LiDAR-Based Urban Metabolism Approach to Neighbourhood Scale Energy and Carbon Emissions Modeling
Report to CanMet Energy Division of Natural Resources Canada, 2010.
Jennifer Fernquist, Kellogg S. Booth, Alan K. Mackworth, Ronald Kellett, and Cynthia GirlingUsing Multi-Touch Tabletops to Create and Compare Neighbourhood Designs that Satisfy Constraints
for the Second International Workshop on Constraint Reasoning and Optimization for Computational Sustainability, Bologna, Italy, June, 2010.
Andreas Christen, Nicholas Coops, Ben Crawford, Ronald Kellett, Kate Liss, Tim Oke, Inna Olchovski, Rory Tooke, Michael Van der Laan, and James VoogtComparing an urban metabolism model to long-term CO2 eddy covariance measurements
American Meteorological Society Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, Colorado, August, 2010.
Andreas Christen, Nicholas Coops, Ben Crawford, Eli Heyman, Ron Kellett, Kate Liss, Time R. Oke, Inna Olchovski, Rory Tooke, Michael van der Laan, and James A. VoogtValidating modeled carbon dioxide emissions against long-term eddy co-variance measurements at an urban neighborhood scale
American Geophysical Union 2010 Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco. September 2010.
Rory Tooke, Michael van der Laan, Nicholas Coops, Andreas Christen and Ronald KellettClassification of Residential Building Architectural Typologies Using LiDAR
in 2011 Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), Munich, April, 2011.
Michael van der Laan, Andreas Christen, Ronald Kellett, and Thoreau Rory TookeUrban morphology and building typology: Carbon emissions estimates through LiDAR
International Seminar on Urban Form: Urban Morphology and the post-carbon city, Montreal, July 2011.
Andreas Christen, Nicholas Coops, Ben Crawford, Ron Kellett, Kate Liss, Inna Olchovski, Thoreau Rory Tooke, Michael van der Laan, and James VoogtValidation of modeled carbon-dioxide emissions from an urban neighbourhood with direct eddy covariance measurements
in Atmospheric Environment, 45, 6057 – 6069, 2011.
Andreas Christen, Michael van der Laan, Ron Kellett, and Rory TookeContext sensitive scaling of energy use simulations from individual buildings to cities
presented at ICUC-8: 8th Annual Conference on Urban Climate. Dublin, Ireland. August 6-10, 2012.
Michael van der Laan, Ron Kellett, Cynthia Girling, Maged Senbel, Kellogg Booth, and Tao SuA Collaborative Multi-touch, Multi-Display, Urban Futures Tool
in Proceedings, 2013 Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD) Symposium, San Diego, CA. April 7-10, 2013.
Maged Senbel, Cynthia Girling, James T. White, Ronald Kellett, and Patrick F. ChanPrecedents reconceived: Urban design learning catalysed through data-rich 3-D models
in Design Studies 34: 74-92, 2013c.
Ronald Kellett, Andreas Christen, Nicholas C. Coops, Michael van der Laan, Ben Crawford, Thoreau Rory Tooke, and Inna OlchovskiaA systems approach to carbon cycling and emissions at an urban neighbourhood scale
in Landscape and Urban Planning, 110:43-58, 2013.
Maged Senbel, Cynthia Girling, Ronald Kellett, and James T. WhiteEvaluating a Web Based Urban Design Reference Tool
In Urban Nature, Conference Proceedings of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), 2011, edited by Rachel Berney, 197-216. Los Angeles: Figueroa Press, 2013b.
Maged Senbel, Michael van der Laan, Ronald Kellett, Cynthia Girling, and Jessica StuartCan Form-Based Codes Help Reduce GHG Emissions in Small Towns: The Case of Revelstoke, British Columbia
in Canadian Journal of Urban Research, Volume 22, Issue 1: Supplement pp 72-92, 2013a.
Narges Mahyar, Kelly J. Burke, Xiang (Ernest) Jialing, Siyi (Cathy) Ming, Kellogg S. Booth, Cynthia L. Girling, and Ronald W. KellettUD Co-Space: A Table-Centred Multi-Display Environment for Public Engagement in Urban Design Charrettes
ISS '16: Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 10 pages.
Cynthia Girling, Maged Senbel, and Ronald KellettEffects of visualizations and information rich public engagement in planning for energy and emissions
Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, Vol. 33 No. 2, pp. 140-158. Summer, 2016.
Jon Salter, Ronald Kellett, Cynthia Girling, and Fausto InomataModeling Energy for Urban Form Archetypes
SimAUD 2017, Toronto, Canada, May 22-24, 2017, accepted for publication.
Ju Chan Kim, Jon Salter, Ronald Kellett, and Cynthia GirlingRelationships between variables and energy consumption in different building types
SimAUD 2017, Toronto, Canada, May 22-24, accepted for publication.
Cynthia Girling, Ronald W. Kellett, Kellogg S. Booth, Narges Mahyar, Kelly J. Burke, and Alix KrahnFast and Early Feedback: Collaboration tools to support informed public engagement
CELA 2017 Conference BRIDGING, Beijing, China, May 26-29, 2017. Landscape Research Record 06, in press.
Cynthia Girling, Anezka Gocova, Vanessa Goldgrub, and Nicole SylviaWesbrook Place: A case study in sustainable neighbourhood design
Cynthia Girling, Michael J. Meitner, Lorien Nesbitt and Stephen SheppardUrban green equity on the ground: Practice-based models of urban green equity in three multicultural cities
Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, Volume 44 ,No. 8, August 2019.
Jonathan Salter, Yuhao Lu, Ju Chan Kim, Ronald Kellett, Cynthia Girling, Fausto Inomata and Alix Krahn.Iterative ‘what-if’ neighborhood simulation: energy and emissions impacts
Buildings and Cities, 1(1), pp. 293–307.
Marjan Ebneshahidi, Cynthia Girling, Alessandra Monti and Kejia ZhengWalkability vs. walking: Assessing outcomes of walkability at Southeast False Creek, Vancouver, Canada
Journal of Urbanism, Vol. 12, No. 4, October 2019.
Cynthia Girling, Yuhao Lu, Michael J. Meitner, Lorien Nesbitt and Stephen SheppardWho has access to urban vegetation? A spatial analysis of distributional green equity in 10 US cities
Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 181, pp. 51-79. 2019.
Cynthia Girling, Michael J. Meitner, Lorien Nesbitt and Stephen SheppardThe dimensions of urban green equity: A framework for analysis
Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, Volume 34, pp. 240-248. 2018.
Ronald Kellet, Ju Chan Kim, Yuhao Lu, Justin McCarty and Adam Rysanek,BC Energy Step Code at urban scale: influence of urban scale features on performance based energy code
eSIM 2020 Conference Proceedings. (Status: accepted).
Yuhao Lu, Alexandra Scott, Ju Chan Kim, Camila Barbosa Curi, Yilang Kang, Cynthia Girling, Ronald Kellett, Aaron Pardy, Rose Murphy, Mark JaccardLinking an energy-economy model with urban building energy modelling: an iterative sandbox approach to testing policy alternatives
(Status: internal review by our partner in SFU; potential journal Building and Environment Energy Policy)