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Hannah Baker

Hannah Baker
Engineering Department
Trumpington St,
Cambridge
CB2 1QA,
UK

Biography:

Current PhD student using case studies to research the decision to demolish or adapt existing buildings and what lessons can be learnt from this. Previously studied architecture and town planning, before working for a research consultancy and then enrolling in the Future Infrastructure and Built Environment Centre for Doctoral Training at the Engineering department in Cambridge.

Research Interests

PhD Title: The decision to demolish or adapt existing buildings on masterplan regeneration sites. 

Topics include: life-cycle analysis; masterplan regeneration; technical feasibility of building adaptation; historical significance of existing buildings.

Research Supervision

Supervisor: Dr Alice Moncaster

Key Publications

Baker, H. & Moncaster, A., Al-Tabbaa, A. (2017) Decision-making for the demolition or adaptation of buildings, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Forensic Engineering 170 (1). doi: 10.1680/jfoen.16.00026.

Baker, H. & Moncaster, A. (2017) Demolition and adaptation at the CB1 development, Cambridge, The European Real Estate Society’s Annual Conference, 28 June – 1 July 2017, Delft Netherlands.

Baker, H. & Moncaster, A. (2017) The Role of Stakeholders in Masterplan Regeneration Decisions, World Sustainable Built Environment Conference, 5-7 June 2017, Hong Kong.