Current research projects
Cities for Human Locomotion. Bartlett School of Planning with Centre for Transport Studies (CTS), UCL Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatic Engineering, and Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA). Sponsored by a UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities Small Grant.
Reducing Resource Use in the Household. Centre for Transport Studies (CTS), UCL Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatic Engineering with Bartlett School of Planning. Sponsored by the Sustainable Resources for Sustainable Cities Catalyst Grant from the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.
Past research projects
Non-transport impacts of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. UCL Centre for Transport Studies. Sponsored by Transport for London.
Exploring locational influences in energy consumption through spatial analysis. UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. Sponsored by an EPSRC Strategic Award.
Modelling and validation techniques for bottom-up housing stock modelling of non-heating end-use energy in England, PhD in Energy and Built Environment, UCL Energy Institute
The high technology-led business park : a lesson in cross-national policy transfer, MPhil in Town Planning, Bartlett School of Planning, UCL
Peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers
Lorimer, S. (2012) "A housing stock model of non-heating end-use energy in England verified by aggregate energy use data." Energy Policy, 50 (0), 419-427
Lorimer, S. (n.d.) "The use of conditional demand analysis in English domestic non-heating energy modelling." Building Research and Information, under review
Lorimer, S. (n.d.) "Place and energy consumption: Using multilevel models to predict the effectiveness of area-based schemes." Environment and Planning A, under review
Lorimer SW, Thielen K, Jang M (2012) "The impact of hedonism on domestic hot water energy demand - the case of the Schanzenfest, Hamburg." Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB12, Proceedings of Third Annual Conference. Stockholm: KES International. In press.
Lorimer, S.W. (2010) "Potential for a neighbourhood income-based domestic energy model for ordinary electricity use in England." CESB 10: Central Europe Towards Sustanable Building - From Theory To Practice, 295-298. Prague: International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment.
UK Energy Research Centre - research landscape for residential and commerical buildings, submitted (peer-reviewed)
Lorimer, S. (2011) "Workshop reflects on findings of major urban climatology project" Planning 1917:31, 9 September 2011 (print version) (extended version)
Rydin, Y, Lorimer, S and Seymour, R. (2011) Sustainability and the Sport Sector with Yvonne Rydin, Bartlett School of Planning, UCL and Russell Seymour, Marylebone Cricket Club, September 2011. Research paper for the UCL Environment Institute and the British Association for Sustainability in Sport
Competition EDF Sustainability Design Challenge with Central St. Martin's Textile Futures Group.
CitiesMethodologies Exhibition 5-7 May 2010, Slade School of Art Research Centre, Woburn Square, London
Upgrade report, October 2009 : Socioeconomic effects on the modelling of energy use of appliances, electronics, and lighting in dwellings
"Urban Design and Climate Change - A primer" at the Royal Town Planning Institute, September 2009
Tutor, Master of Architecture thesis, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
Design tutor in urban planning and design, MSc in Transport Studies, UCL and Imperial College
Teaching "Urban design and climate change – a primer (extended edition)" at the European Urban Summer School in Wroclaw, Poland for the UN-HABITAT programme 10-19 September 2010
Teaching sustainable design, University of the Neighbourhoods Summer School, Hamburg, August 2011
Module "History of urban form", MSc Planning, Policy, and Practice, South Bank University, Autumn 2008
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