Dr Christopher Boyko

Lecturer

Research Interests

Christopher is a 50th Anniversary Lecturer in Design and ImaginationLancaster. His general research and teaching interests include decision-making processes, design thinking, Internet of Things/digital technology use in cities, urban space, regeneration, research methods, sustainability, urban design and wellbeing.

Dataset of the livability performance of the City of Birmingham, UK, as measured by its citizen wellbeing, resource security, resource efficiency and carbon emissions
Leach, J.M., Lee, S.E., Boyko, C.T., Coulton, C.J., Cooper, R., Smith, N., Joffe, H., Büchs, M., Hale, J.D., Sadler, J.P., Braithwaite, P.A., Blunden, L.S., De Laurentiis, V., Hunt, D.V., Bahaj, A.S., Barnes, K., Bouch, C.J., Bourikas, L., Cavada, M., Chilvers, A., Clune, S.J., Collins, B., Cosgrave, E., Dunn, N., Falkingham, J., James, P., Kwami, C., Locret-Collet, M., Medda, F., Ortegon, A., Pollastri, S., Popan, C., Psarikidou, K., Tyler, N., Urry, J., Wu, Y., Zeeb, V., Rogers, C.D. 13/10/2017 In: Data in Brief.
Journal article

Envisioning urban futures: from narratives to composites
Pollastri, S., Boyko, C.T., Cooper, R., Dunn, N.S., Clune, S.J., Coulton, C.J. 6/09/2017 In: The Design Journal. 20, Suppl. 1, p. S4365-S4377. 13 p.
Journal article

How sharing can contribute to more sustainable cities
Boyko, C.T., Clune, S.J., Cooper, R., Coulton, C.J., Dunn, N.S., Pollastri, S., Leach, J.M., Bouch, C., Cavada, M., De Laurentiis, V., Goodfellow-Smith, M., Hale, J., Hunt, D., Lee, S., Locret-Collet, M., Sadler, J.P., Ward, J., Rogers, C.D., Popan, C., Psarikidou, A., Urry, J.R., Blunden, L., Bourikas, L., Buchs, M., Falkingham, J., Harper, M., James, P., Kamanda, M., Sanches, T., Turner, P., Wu, P., Bahaj, A., Ortegon, A., Barnes, K., Cosgrave, E., Honeybone, P., Joffe, H., Kwami, C., Zeeb, V., Collins, B., Tyler, N. 29/04/2017 In: Sustainability. 9, 5, 16 p.
Journal article

The little book of sharing in the city
Boyko, C.T., Coulton, C.J., Pollastri, S., Clune, S.J., Dunn, N.S., Cooper, R. 8/12/2016 Lancaster : Lancaster University. 42 p. ISBN: 9781862203327.
Book

Visual conversations on urban futures: participatory methods to design scenarios of liveable cities
Pollastri, S., Cooper, R., Dunn, N.S., Boyko, C.T. 26/06/2016 In: Proceedings of Design Research Society Conference 2016. Design Research Society p. 1677-1695. 19 p.
Conference contribution

Design decision-making
Boyko, C.T., Lee, Y., Cooper, R. 17/06/2016 In: The Routledge Companion to Design Studies. Taylor & Francis p. 65-78. 13 p. ISBN: 9781138780507. Electronic ISBN: 9781315562087.
Chapter

Lancaster as a sharing city: an interdisciplinary exploration and thought experiment
Pollastri, S., Cooper, R., Boyko, C.T., Clune, S.J., Dunn, N.S., Coulton, C.J. 4/06/2015
Conference paper

Delivering a multi-functional and resilient urban forest
Hale, J., Pugh, T., Sadler, J., Boyko, C.T., Brown, J., Caputo, S., Caserio, M., Coles, R., Farmani, R., Hales, A.C., Horsey, R., Hunt, D.V.L., Leach, J.M., Rogers, C.D. 17/04/2015 In: Sustainability. 7, 4, p. 4600-4624. 25 p.
Journal article

Measures to assess wellbeing in low-carbon-dioxide cities
Boyko, C., Cooper, R., Cooper, C. 18/02/2015 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning. 168, 4, p. 185-195. 11 p.
Journal article

Do measures of performance constrain creativity and imagination?
Leach, J., Boyko, C.T., Cooper, R., Rogers, C. 02/2015 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning. 168, DP1, p. 30-41. 12 p.
Journal article

In spite of our own best interests: lessons from an interdisciplinary sustainability project
Boyko, C.T., MacKenzie, A.R., Leung, H. 2015 In: Journal of Geography in Higher Education. 39, 2, p. 206-219. 14 p.
Journal article

Participatory citizens and hybrid cities: imagining green spaces in Manchester's Northern Quarter
Taylor, R., Stead, M., Dunn, N., Boyko, C. 25/09/2014
Poster

Density and mental wellbeing
Boyko, C., Cooper, R. 02/2014 In: Wellbeing: A complete reference guide. London : Wiley Blackwell p. 69-90. 22 p. ISBN: 9781118608371.
Chapter

Using an urban design process to inform policy
Boyko, C.T., Cooper, R. 2014 In: Design for policy. Gower p. 123-132. 10 p. ISBN: 9781472413529. Electronic ISBN: 9781472413536.
Chapter

Density and decision-making: findings from an online survey
Boyko, C., Cooper, R. 23/10/2013 In: Sustainability. 5, 10, p. 4502-4522. 21 p.
Journal article

Sustainable urban futures
Cooper, R., Boyko, C. 2013 In: The handbook of design for sustainability. London : Bloomsbury Academic p. 255-272. 18 p. ISBN: 9780857858528.
Chapter

Scenario archetypes: converging rather than diverging themes
Hunt, D., Lombardi, D.R., Atkinson, S., Barber, A.R.G., Barnes, M., Boyko, C., Brown, J., Bryson, J., Butler, D., Caputo, S., Caserio, M., Coles, R., Cooper, R., Farmani, R., Gaterell, M., Hale, J., Hales, A.C., Hewitt, C.N., Jankovic, L., Jefferson, I., Leach, J., Mackenzie, R., Memon, F.A., Sadler, J.P., Weingaertner, C., Whyatt, D., Rogers, C.D. 20/04/2012 In: Sustainability. 4, 4, p. 740-772. 33 p.
Journal article

Designing Resilient Cities: A guide to good practice
Lombardi, D.R., Leach, J.M., Rogers, C.D., Aston, R., Barber, A., Boyko, C., Brown, J., Bryson, J.R., Butler, D., Caputo, S., Caserio, M., Coles, R., Cooper, R., Coyne, R., Farmani, R., Gaterell, M., Hale, J., Hales, A.C., Hewitt, C.N., Hunt, D., Jancovic, L., Jefferson, I., Mackenzie, R., Memon, F.A., Phenix-Walker, R., Pugh, T., Sadler, J.P., Weingaertner, C., Whyatt, D. 04/2012 Bracknell : IHS BRE Press. 126 p. ISBN: 978-1-84806-253-5.
Book

High Dwelling Density as Sustainability Solution in Lancaster
Boyko, C., Cooper, R. 03/2012 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability. 165, ES1, p. 81-88. 8 p.
Journal article

Benchmarking sustainability in cities: The role of indicators and future scenarios
Boyko, C., Gaterell, M., Barber, A.R.G., Brown, J., Bryson, J.R., Butler, D., Caputo, S., Caserio, M., Coles, R., Cooper, R., Davies, G., Farmani, R., Hale, J., Hales, A.C., Hewitt, C.N., Hunt, D.V.L., Jankovic, L., Jefferson, I., Leach, J.M., Lombardi, D.R., Mackenzie, R., Memon, F.A., Pugh, T., Sadler, J.P., Weingaertner, C., Whyatt, D., Rogers, C.D. 02/2012 In: Global Environmental Change. 22, 1, p. 245-254. 10 p.
Journal article

Design for Health: The Relationship Between Design and Noncommunicable Diseases
Cooper, R., Boyko, C., Cooper, C. 09/2011 In: Journal of Health Communication. 16, Supplement 2, p. 134-157. 24 p.
Journal article

Clarifying and re-conceptualising density
Boyko, C., Cooper, R. 07/2011 In: Progress in Planning. 76, 1, p. 1-61. 61 p.
Journal article

How to design a city in five easy steps : exploring VivaCity 2020’s process and tools for urban design decision making.
Cooper, R., Boyko, C. 11/2010 In: Journal of Urbanism. 3, 3, p. 253-273. 21 p.
Journal article

Informing an urban design process by way of a practical example.
Boyko, C.T., Cooper, R., Davey, C.L., Wootton, A. 03/2010 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning. 163, 1, p. 17-30. 14 p.
Journal article

Designing sustainable cities.
Cooper, R., Evans, G., Boyko, C. 08/2009 Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell. 320 p. ISBN: 978-1-4051-7915-7.
Book

The ongoing sustainable city endeavour.
Cooper, R., Evans, G., Boyko, C. 08/2009 In: Designing sustainable cities. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell p. 288-296. 9 p. ISBN: 978-1-4051-7915-7.
Chapter

The urban design decision making process : case studies.
Boyko, C., Cooper, R. 08/2009 In: Designing Sustainable Cities. Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell p. 17-41. 25 p. ISBN: 9781444318685.
Chapter

The urban design decision-making process : definitions and issues.
Cooper, R., Boyko, C., Pemberton-Billing, N., Cadman, D. 08/2009 In: Designing Sustainable Cities. Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell p. 3-16. 14 p. ISBN: 9781444318685.
Chapter

Decision-making processes in urban design.
Boyko, C., Cooper, R. 2009 In: Sustainable Urban Development: Changing Professional Practice. London, UK : Routledge p. 78-98. 21 p. ISBN: 9780415438216.
Chapter

The effect of the physical environment on mental capital and wellbeing.
Cooper, R., Boyko, C., Codinhoto, R. 2009 Wiley-Blackwell. 40 p.
Commissioned report

The urban design decision making process : a new approach.
Cooper, R., Boyko, C. 2009 In: Designing Sustainable Cities. Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell p. 43-50. 8 p. ISBN: 9781444318685.
Chapter

Mental capital and wellbeing and the physical environment.
Cooper, R., Boyko, C., Codinhoto, R. 09/2008 UK : Foresight Science Review, 50 p.
Working paper

Addressing sustainability early in the urban design process.
Boyko, C., Cooper, R., Davey, C.L., Wootton, A.B. 2006 In: Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal. 17, 6, p. 689-706. 18 p.
Journal article

Sustainability and the urban design process.
Boyko, C., Cooper, R., Davey, C. 09/2005 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability. 158, ES3, p. 119-125. 7 p.
Journal article

From sustainability to socially responsible design.
Davey, C.L., Wootton, A.B., Boyko, C.T., Cooper, R. 2005 In: Design Synergy 21 Group, Design for the 21st Century Programme.
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