Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Speculative urban types: a cellular automata evolutionary approach. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin; Wu, Hao; Zhang, Chenke (CAADRIA (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2017_101, 2017-04-05)
    DOUNAS, T., SPAETH, B., WU, H. and ZHANG, C. 2017. Speculative urban types: a cellular automata evolutionary approach. In Janssen, P., Loh, P., Raonic, A. and Schnabel, M.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd International conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA); protocols, flows and glitches, 5-8 April 2017, Suzhou, China. Hong Kong: CuminCAD [online], pages 313-323. Available from http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2017_101
    The accelerated rate of urbanization in China is the motivator behind this paper. As a response to the observed monotonous housing developments in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) and elsewhere our method exploits Cellular ...
  • Creating new cities: cellular automata and social condensers. 

    Lombardi, Davide; Dounas, Theodoros; Zhang, Chenke; Wu, Hao; Yang, Chaohui (CAADRIA (Organisers) http://www.caadria.org/, 2018-05-17)
    LOMBARDI, D., DOUNAS, T. ZHANG, C., WU, H. and YANG, C. 2018. Creating new cities: cellular automata and social condensers. In Proceedings of the 23rd International conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA 2018); learning, prototyping and adapting, 17-19 May 2018, Beijing, China.
    This paper presents a further step of a study that is exploring the potential of applying computational strategies to design and evaluate solutions for urban development and planning in the context of contemporary China. ...
  • Universal dovetail joint: a geometric investigation. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin (CAADRIA (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2014_147, 2014-05-14)
    DOUNAS, T. and SPAETH, A.B. 2014. Universal dovetail joint: a geometric investigation. In Gu, N., Watanabe, S., Erhan, H., Hank Haesler, M., Huang, W. and Sosa, R. (eds.) Rethinking comprehensive design: speculative counterculture: Proceedings of the 19th international computer-aided architectural design research in Asia conference (CAADRIA 2014), 14-16 May 2014, Kyoto, Japan. Hong Kong: CuminCAD [online], pages 409-418. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2014_147
    The paper presents the geometrical investigation of a three-dimensional dovetail joint that can lead (timber) frame construction to more than two-dimensional frames; the creation of timber construction with timber members ...
  • Robotic simulation of textile as concrete reinforcement and formwork. 

    Lu, Xiao; Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin; Bissoonauth, Chitraj; Galobardes, Isaac (CAADRIA (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2017_104, 2017-04-05)
    LU, X., DOUNAS, T., SPAETH, B., BISSOONAUTH, C. and GALOBARDES, I. 2017. Robotic simulation of textile as concrete reinforcement and formwork. In Janssen, P., Loh, P., Raonic, A. and Schnabel, M.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd International conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA); protocols, flows and glitches, 5-8 April 2017, Suzhou, China. Hong Kong: CuminCAD [online], pages 863-872. Available from http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2017_104
    New possibilities of concrete constructions in architecture, the traditional formwork can be gradually replaced by the use of flexible textile. At the same time textile reinforcement combined with fabric formwork, introduces ...
  • Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra. 

    Zineddine, Sara; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (Faculty of Science and technology, FST, University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3889, 2018-06-22)
    ZINEDDINE, S., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 4(2), pages 143-148. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3889
    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of the orientation on the thermal environment in the works of Fernand Pouillon and its role in the reduction of the strong continuous and daily variations of the ...
  • Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. = [Evaluation of the luminous and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office space with single and double-glazing under a sunny clear sky] 

    Mezerdi, Toufik; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862, 2018-05-17)
    MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 3(2), pages 97-103. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862
    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the light and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office. This last term designates a working space whose outer wall is entirely glazed by a simple transparent glazing in a ...
  • The nomenclature of geotechnical error traps as a theoretical framework for assessing financial risk in transportation infrastructure projects. 

    Amadi, Alolote; Omotayo, Temitope (University of Salford http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/43913, 2017-09-14)
    AMADI, A. and OMOTAYO, T. 2017. The nomenclature of geotechnical error traps as a theoretical framework for assessing financial risk in transportation infrastructure projects. In Proceedings of the 13th international postgraduate research conference (IPGRC), 14-15 September 2017, Salford, UK. Salford: University of Salford [online], paper ID 004, pages 403-414. Available from: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/43913
    Engineering and re-engineering issues related to ground conditions, have being consistently discussed in the technical press, as the cause of significant cost and time overruns in highway projects located in different parts ...

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