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Book Chapters

Bishop KG; Aminpour F, 2020, 'Knowing their place: Children, young people and cities', in The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351211543-11

Journal articles

Aminpour F, 2023, 'Child-friendly environments in vertical schools: A qualitative study from the child's perspective', Building and Environment, 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2023.110503

Aminpour F, 2023, 'Planning Cities with Young People and Schools: Forging Justice, Generating Joy', URBAN POLICY AND RESEARCH, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08111146.2023.2217562

Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2023, 'The methodological challenges of using public participation Geographic Information System for understanding micro-scale physical characteristics of streetscapes', Cities and Health, 7, pp. 480 - 491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2022.2161295

Gao W; Qian Y; Chen H; Zhong Z; Zhou M; Aminpour F, 2022, 'Assessment of sidewalk walkability: Integrating objective and subjective measures of identical context-based sidewalk features', Sustainable Cities and Society, 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2022.104142

Aminpour F, 2022, 'From the child's perspective: How the layout of outdoor school environments shapes conflict between children's self-directed play', Journal of Environmental Psychology, 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2021.101727

Bishop K; Corkery L; Afshar N; Aminpour F; Brussoni M; Carroll P; Derr V; Dimoulias K; Edwards C; Herrington S; Johnson J; Kreutz A; Loebach J; Owens PE; Tresize B; Witten K, 2022, 'The Impacts of COVID-19 Responses on Children, Youth and Their Environments in Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia', Children, Youth and Environments, 32, pp. 173 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/cye.2022.0007

Aminpour F; Bishop K, 2021, 'Children’s Preferences on the Move: Establishing the Characteristics of Unofficial Paths and their Benefits for Children’s Physical Play in Australian Primary School Grounds', Journal of Environmental Psychology, 75, pp. 101599, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2021.101599

Aminpour F, 2021, 'The Physical Characteristics of Children’s Preferred Natural Settings in Primary School Grounds', Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 62, pp. 127163 - 127163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127163

Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2020, 'The hidden value of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments for children's self-directed play.', Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning, 194, pp. 103683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103683

Conference Papers

Aminpour F, 2020, 'Vertical schools as community hubs in residential neighbourhoods', in Cleveland B; Chandler P; Backhouse S; Clinton J; McShane I; Newton C (eds.), Building Connections for Community Benefit. Proceedings of Schools as Community Hubs International Conference, Melbourne, AU, pp. 49 - 63, presented at Schools as Community Hubs, Melbourne, AU, 03 December 2020 - 04 December 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.26188/13146527

Aminpour F, 2016, 'Children’s gendered use of school grounds: The role of the physical environment', in Mitcheltree H; Cleveland B; Imms W (eds.), Informing education theory, design and practice through learning environment evaluation, LEaRN, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, presented at What's Working? 2016 LEaRN International Graduate Research Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, 03 June 2016 - 03 June 2016, http://hdl.handle.net/11343/191853

Aminpour F, 2016, 'The role of physical environments in self-agency: An ecological psychology approach', in Pasalar C; Fox A (ed.), Conference proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of Environment Design Research Association, EDRA47Raleigh - Innovation :: Shifting Ground, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, presented at EDRA47Raleigh - Innovation :: Shifting Ground, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 18 May 2016 - 21 May 2016, https://www.edra.org/page/edra47raleigh

Conference Presentations

Aminpour F, 2021, 'Children in school environments: Is it possible to practice physical distancing at school?', presented at Children, Youth, and Environments: Resilience and Resourcefulness in a COVID World, APRU SCL Live Webinar Series, 14 October 2021

Aminpour F, 2021, 'Involving children in research. EduTECH, EduBUILD Channel', presented at EduTECH, 05 August 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXSlwwQNL00

Aminpour F, 2019, 'The value of desire lines within outdoor school environments to children’s physical activity', presented at Sustainable Urban Environments: Proceedings of Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) 50th Conference, 22 May 2019

Aminpour F, 2017, 'The Role of In-between Spaces within Outdoor School Environments in Children’s Expression of Agency', presented at Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA 2017), 26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017

Aminpour F, 2014, 'In-between spaces: children’s place, adult’s placelessness', presented at Place and Placelessness Symposium, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 04 September 2014

Aminpour F; Khajavi M, 2010, 'The impact of livelihood on rural housing typology: a case study in Anjile', presented at 1st International Conference on Rural Settlements: Housing and Fabric, 28 May 2010

Reports

Travers M; Liu E; Cook P; Osborne C; Jacobs K; Aminpour F; Dwyer Z, 2022, Business models, consumer experiences and regulation of retirement villages, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd, Melbourne, FR392, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri4127501, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/392

Pawson H; Martin C; Lawson J; Whelan S; Aminpour F, 2022, Assisting first homebuyers: an international policy review, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Melbourne, 381, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri7127201, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/381

Leishman C; Aminpour F; Baker E; Beer A; Crowe A; Goodall Z; Horton E; Jacobs K; Lester L; Torchia S; Maclennan D; Martin C; Nash M; Pawson H; Rowley S; Stone W; Ong ViforJ R, 2022, Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic housing policy responses, AHURI Ltd, Melbourne, 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri3227801, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/376

Pawson H; Martin C; Thompson S; Aminpour F, 2021, COVID-19: Rental housing and homelessness impacts in Australia, ACOSS, Sydney, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28124, https://povertyandinequality.acoss.org.au/covid-19-rental-housing-and-homelessness-impacts-2/

Pawson H; Randolph B; Maclennan D; Aminpour F, 2021, Housing and the Economy: Interrogating Australian Experts' Views, UNSW, Kensington, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28179, https://cityfutures.be.unsw.edu.au/documents/647/Delphi_report_v2.pdf

Maclennan D; Pawson H; Long J; Randolph B; Aminpour F; Leishman C, 2021, Housing: Taming the Elephant in the Economy, UNSW, Kensington, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28082, https://cityfutures.be.unsw.edu.au/documents/644/Synthesis_report-final_version_12.06.pdf

Maclennan D; Long J; Pawson H; Randolph B; Aminpour F; Leishman C, 2021, AUSTRALIAN EXPERTS' VIEWS OF HOUSING IN THE ECONOMY: ABSTRACT DREAMINGS OR REAL DIRECTIONS?, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.11606.57929

Ding L; Aminpour F; Craft W; Liu E; Yenneti K; Lim B; Samaratunga GK; Paolini R; Prasad D; Samaratunga M, 2019, Understanding Decision-Making Processes to Meet or Exceed BASIX Requirements, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/27451, https://cityfutures.be.unsw.edu.au/documents/478/EEMDN_BASIX_factsheet.pdf

Theses / Dissertations

Aminpour F, 2018, The role of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments in children’s expression of agency

Media

Aminpour F, 2023, Vertical schools are increasingly common. This is what students want in ‘high’ school design, The Conversation, , https://theconversation.com/vertical-schools-are-increasingly-common-this-is-what-students-want-in-high-school-design-207321

Aminpour F, 2022, What makes a great footpath? The answer is key to our happiness and wellbeing as we age, , https://theconversation.com/what-makes-a-great-footpath-the-answer-is-key-to-our-happiness-and-wellbeing-as-we-age-191537

Aminpour F, 2022, Recess is a time of conflict for children. Here are 6 school design tips to keep the peace, The Conversation,

Aminpour F, 2021, Physical distancing at school: 5 school design and planning strategies for success, The Conversation, , https://theconversation.com/physical-distancing-at-school-is-a-challenge-here-are-5-ways-to-keep-our-children-safer-168072

Aminpour F, 2021, Play for all: Readapting a civic space in the heart of Randwick, Foreground, , https://www.foreground.com.au/parks-places/play-for-all-readapting-a-civic-space-in-the-heart-of-randwick/

Aminpour F, 2017, Gender equity in school grounds: The role of in-between spaces, , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKQVOS-0Q1g

Preprints

Travers M; Liu E; Cook P; Osborne C; Jacobs K; Aminpour F; Dwyer Z, 2022, Business models, consumer experiences and regulation of retirement villages, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/mb2vp

Pawson H; Martin C; Lawson J; Whelan S; Aminpour F, 2022, Assisting first homebuyers: an international policy review, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/mjbv8


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