Recent Submissions

  • The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa; Bennadji, Amar; Farhi, A. (Effat University (Organisers) https://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/English, 2017-04-18)
    BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K., BENNADJI, A. and FARHI, A. 2017. The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. Presented at the 1st Memaryat international conference (MIC 2017): architecture of the future; challenges and visions, 18-20 April 2017, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
    Architecture is considered a crossing field between arts and sciences that is supported by multiple, various and complex issues. Considering that architecture is a man's creation for men, this research explores human factors ...
  • The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Behzadi, Mohammad Martin; Yaghini, Mohammad (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.01.058, 2019-01-16)
    JAFARIFAR, N., BEHZADI, M.M. and YAGHINI, M. 2019. The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. Renewable energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.01.058
    Solar updraft tower (SUT) is a simple power plant in which ventilation of heated air inside a channel drives a turbine. This system is recognised as suitable for areas with abundant solar radiation. As a result, there is ...
  • Embodied carbon emissions of buildings : a case study of an apartment building in the UK. 

    Fernando, Nirodha Gayani; Ekundayo, Damilola; Victoria, Michele Florencia (CIOB (ORGANISERS), 2018-06-29)
    FERNANDO, N.G., EKUNDAYO, D.O. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2018. Embodied carbon emissions of buildings : a case study of an apartment building in the UK. Presented at the 7th World construction symposium 2018: built asset sustainability; rethinking design, construction and operations, 29 June - 01 July 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
    The UK government has set a target to significantly reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. 47% of all UK CO2 emissions are linked to the construction and operation of the built environment. Buildings emit two types ...
  • Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M.; Troiani, Igea; Altenberger, Iris; Cervera, Rosa (ORBICOM (ORGANISERS) https://www.orbicomlima2018.ulima.edu.pe/copy-of-inicio, 2018-05-08)
    ZAMAN, Q.M., TROIANI, I., ALTENBERGER, I. and CERVERA, R. 2018. Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. Presented at the 7th World meeting of UNESCO chairs in communication international symposium: communication, city and public space, 8-10 May 2018, Lima, Peru.
    Fear is an intrinsic human response to social insecurity and epitomises the perceived disparity in anticipation and engagement with the 'other'. Fear of other ethnic minority groups and their involvement or not in the ...
  • A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (WASET https://waset.org/publications/10009816, 2018-11-26)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. International journal of civil, environmental, structural, construction and architectural engineering [online], 12(11), pages 1113-1119. Available from: https://waset.org/publications/10009816
    Construction Industry has been evolving since the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). This technological process is unstoppable; it is out to the market with remarkable case studies of solving the long ...
  • Low carbon building design. 

    Deveci, Gokay (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    DEVECI, G. 2017. Low carbon building design. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F16, pages 34-35. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. Forum 16 provides a demonstration of the complexity that faces ...
  • Historic buildings and refurbishment. 

    Bennadji, Amar (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    BENNADJI, A. 2017. Historic buildings and refurbishment. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F13, pages 28-29. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. This article is from Forum 13, Historic and Vernacular Buildings ...
  • Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Attar, Abdelghani; Bennadji, Amar (Anglo-American Publications LLC http://ijcua.com/index.php/ijcua/article/view/99/101 https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2018.4727, 2018-10-13)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. International journal of contemporary urban affairs [online], 2(3), pages 122-136. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2018.4727
    Museums are nowadays among the most popular projects for the public, the concept of thermal comfort in museums is often treated after the realization. Even if in the design, the architect shows a particular intention to ...
  • State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar; Salman, Huda Shakir (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/conf-archive-working.php, 2018-09-03)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2018. State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. In Proceedings of the 34th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference: working papers; a productive relationship; balancing fragmentation and integration, 3-5 September 2018, Belfast, UK. Cambridge: Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) [online], pages 334-343. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/archive/2018-Working-Papers.pdf
    Construction Industry has had its biggest breakthrough since the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). The industry has been changing over time; United States has been at the forefront of adoption and ...
  • Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Attar, Abdelghani (University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980, 2018-10-02)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and ATTAR, A. 2018. Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 571-584. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980
    The present work aims to demonstrate that a topological characterization of architectural space would amount to a presence and a participation of sound. In other words, the sound, itself and similarly to the human body, ...
  • Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie = [Restitution of the luminous ambiences of the marinid medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen, Algeria]. 

    Ziani, Abdelouahab; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944, 2018-10-01)
    ZIANI, A., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 289-300. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944
    This research explores the authentic luminous ambiences that characterized the medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen in Algeria. These atmospheres have been profoundly altered due to the different rearrangements that have affected ...
  • Building information modelling uptake: tool training in Nigeria. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar; Salman, Huda Shakir (NVO Start https://doi.org/10.23954/osj.v3i3.1728, 2018-09-05)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2018. Building information modelling uptake: tool training in Nigeria. Open science journal [online], 3(3), pages 1-17. Available from: https://doi.org/10.23954/osj.v3i3.1728
    Computer Aided Design software and their kind are generally considered as Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools; moreover the sophistication level of one determines its maturity level. Education and research are the ...
  • Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie [= Multicriteria evaluation for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings]. 

    Seddiki, Mohammed; Anouche, Karima; Bennadji, Amar (Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893, 2016-03-31)
    SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie. Rеvuе des enеrgies renouvеlablеs [online], 19(1), pages 29-40. Available from: http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893
    In Algeria, the residential and tertiary sectors are the ones with the highest energy consumption, making use of 34% of the total energy ; consequently, the government has launched a thermal renovation program for existing ...
  • A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT); architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-16 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 87-105.
    Computer Aided Design software and their kind are generally considered as Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools; moreover, the sophistication level of one in use may determine the BIM maturity level. Education and ...
  • Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses, the RGU experience. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Salman, Huda Shakir; Paterson, Graham J. (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    KOUIDER, T., SALMAN, H. and PATERSON, G. 2018. Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses, the RGU experience. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT); architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-16 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 155-172.
    Among The ambitions regarding BIM uptake across the built environment sector in the UK and arguably beyond may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by interactions between Higher Education (HE) and professional ...
  • Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Alexander, Gareth (Robert Gordon University https://www.ulster.ac.uk/conference/icat-2018, 2018-06-14)
    KOUIDER, T. and ALEXANDER, G. (eds.) 2018. Proceedings of the 7th International congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Change is constant in the modern Construction Industry: challenges grow, roles diversify, education transforms, technologies proliferate, innovations emerge and collaboration increases. Architectural technology is at the ...
  • Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Levie, Michael Craigie; Chouman, David (CIC Start Online http://www.cicstart.org, 2012-01-13)
    BENNADJI, A., ABDEL-WAHAB, M., LEVIE, M.C. and CHOUMAN, D. 2012. Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. Glasgow: CIC Start Online [online], FS24. Available from http://www.cicstart.org/content/home/1,1,290/FS24Testingofamethodforinsulationofmasonryandlathwalls.html
    The main aim of this research project was to develop and test the feasibility of a method of insulating an existing historic listed building whilst maintaining its original architectural features. The success of the project ...
  • The UK's experience in mitigating climate change: a planned strategy or a learning curve? 

    Bennadji, Amar (CEPT University Press http://www.plea-arch.org/, 2014-12-16)
    BENNADJI, A. 2014. The UK's experience in mitigating climate change: a planned strategy or a learning curve? In Proceedings of the 30th International passive and low energy architecture conference (PLEA 2014): sustainable habitat for developing societies; choosing the way forward, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India. Ahmedabad: CEPT University press [online], 3, pages 35-42. Available from: http://www.plea2014.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PLEA2014_Proceedings_Vol_3.pdf
    Reducing the CO2 emission by 80% from 1990 level by 2050 is a challenging operation for the UK. This challenge has embarked the whole nation in a national exercise that involves professionals in all sectors, corporations, ...
  • Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2017-0095, 2018-08-14)
    VICTORIA, M.F. and PERERA, S. 2018. Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. Built environment project and asset management [online], 8(5), pages 504-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2017-0095
    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify the carbon intensive building elements or 'carbon hotspots' of office buildings in order to maximize the carbon reduction potential during design stages. Design/methodology/approach: ...
  • Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Galadima, Yukubu Kasimu; Kouider, Tahar (School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology https://set.futminna.edu.ng/index.php, 2018-04-01)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M., GALADIMA, Y.K. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria. In Junaid, A.M., Adedayo, O.F., Jimoh, R.A. and Oyewobi, L.O. (eds.) Proceedings of the School of Environmental Technology international conference 2018 (SETIC 2018); contemporary issues and sustainable practices in the built environment, 10-12 April 2018, Minna, Nigeria. Minna: School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, pages 35-43.
    Building information modelling (BIM) technology has now reached maturity level in several countries around the world. The construction industry internationally is realising potential benefits of using collaborative process ...

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