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  • The use of dynamic and diffusive insulation for combined heat recovery and ventilation in buildings. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Webster, Robin; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Building Environmental Performance Analysis Club (BEPAC), 1997-02)
    TAYLOR, B. J., WEBSTER, R. and IMBABI, M. S., 1997. The use of dynamic and diffusive insulation for combined heat recovery and ventilation in buildings. BEPAC/EPSRC Sustainable Building Conference. 5-6 February 1997. Abingdon. Pp. 168-174.
  • Computer aided sustainable design. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Ahriz, Hatem; Alastair, P. (ASCAAD http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5, 2004-12-01)
    BENNADJI, A., AHRIZ, H. and ALASTAIR, P. 2005. Computer aided sustainable design. In the Proceedings of the 1st international conference on computer aided architectural design (ASCAAD 2004): e-design ar, 22-24 February 2005, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Dhahran: ASCAAD [online], pages 125-135. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5
    One of the most important aspects architects need to consider fairly early on is that of energy saving, cost, thermal comfort and the effect on the environment in terms of CO2 emissions. At present, during the early design ...
  • An online collaborative tool for sustainable design. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Ahriz, Hatem; Belakehal, Azeddine (WREN, 2005-05-22)
    BENNADJI, A., AHRIZ, H. and BELAKEHAL, A. 2005. An online collaborative tool for sustainable design. In the Proceedings of the world renewable energy congress (WREC 2005), 22-25 May 2005, Aberdeen, UK. Brighton: WREN.
    One of the most important aspects a design team needs to consider fairly early on is that of energy saving, cost, thermal comfort and the effect on the environment in terms of CO2 emissions. This paper presents an online ...
  • The impact of effective risk management on project success. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Ukaga, Chioma (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2008-799-808_Kishk_and_Ukaga.pdf, 2008-09)
    KISHK, M. and UKAGA, C., 2008. The impact of effective risk management on project success. In: A. DAINTY, ed. Proceedings of the 24th Annual ARCOM Conference. 1-3 September 2008. London: ARCOM. Pp. 799-808.
    Project success is the satisfaction of stakeholder needs and is measured by the so-called success criteria as identified at the start of the project. The conventional view of project success based on cost, time and quality ...
  • Energy conservation improvement of the existing building park, constraints and challenges: case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Scott, Jonathan R.; Taylor, Bruce J. (Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. http://www.plea2009.arc.ulaval.ca/En/Proceedings.html, 2009-06)
    BENNADJI, A., SCOTT, J. and TAYLOR, B., 2009. Energy conservation improvement of the existing building park, constraints and challenges: case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom. In: C.M.H. DEMERS and A. POTVIN, eds. Architecture, Energy and the Occupant’s Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2009) 22-24 June 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. Pp. 3.2.6
    The increase in energy price has sparked a debate in the UK as to what would be the best way to address this problem. The British Prime Minister gave a straightforward and radical answer, suggesting that, existing ...
  • Towards an occupant based conceptual model: case of the natural luminous ambience. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa (Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. http://www.plea2009.arc.ulaval.ca/En/Proceedings.html, 2009-06)
    BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and TABET AOUL, K., 2009. Towards an occupant based conceptual model: case of the natural luminous ambience. In: C.M.H. DEMERS and A. POTVIN, eds. Architecture, Energy and the Occupant’s Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2009) 22-24 June 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. Pp. 2.1.07
    Dealing with thoughts based on the ambience notion, the present research work makes for a contribution consisting on the development of an occupant based model for the natural luminous ambience. One of the ambience notion ...
  • Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Association of Researchers in Construction Management. http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2011-1095-1104_Wilson_Kishk.pdf, 2011-09)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2011. Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. In: C. EGBU and E.C.W. LOU, eds. Proceedings of the 27th Annual ARCOM conference. 5-7 September 2011. London: ARCOM. pp. 1095-1104.
    Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the ...
  • Lessons from post occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the 1st certified Passive House in Scotland. 

    Tuohy, Paul; Murphy, Gavin; Deveci, Gokay (Akademika Forlag. http://www.passivhusnorden.no/, 2012)
    TUOHY, P., MURPHY, G. and DEVECI, G., 2012. Lessons from post occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the 1st certified Passive House in Scotland. Passivhus Norden 2012. 21-23 October 2012. Trondheim: Akademika Forlag.
    This paper describes an investigation carried out to understand the performance in practice of the first certified Passive House in Scotland and associated low or zero carbon technologies LZCT. The aim was to provide ...
  • Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. 

    Bassanese, Silvia; Espanyol, Aida; Rodeghiero, Benedetta; Tadi, M. (IATED http://library.iated.org/view/BASSANESE2012BUI, 2012-03)
    BASSENESE, S., ESPANYOL, A., RODEGHIERO, B. and TADI, M., 2012. Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. In: INTED2012: Proceedings of the 6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. 5-7 March 2012. Valencia: IATED. Pp. 4849-4858.
    Ethical decision-making models grounded in ethical frameworks comprehend elements of systems thinking such as holistic language and value-guided systems. This paper proposes an innovative educational model for systems ...
  • Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Association of Researchers in Constructiom Management. http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2012-1423-1433_Wilson_Kishk.pdf, 2012-09)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2012. Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. In: S. D. Smith, ed. Proceedings of the 28th Annual ARCOM conference. 3-5 September 2012. London: ARCOM. Pp. 1423-1433
    Hospital refurbishment has taken a secondary role in the last decade, in favour of new build facilities. This has allowed the Client and the Design Team to build and specify with greater flexibility and from essentially ...
  • Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Tait, Elizabeth; Gray, David (RICS/COBRA http://www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA%20paper.pdf, 2012-09-11)
    LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. Presented at the construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada. London: RICS. Hosted on www.care-north.eu [online]. Available from: www.care-north.eu/sites/default/files/COBRA paper.pdf
    Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, ...
  • Preparing architectural technology students for BIM 2016 mandate. 

    Salman, Huda Shakir (ICAT http://www.archtechcongress.com/DownloadableContentHandler.ashx?mediaId=d35daabc-d251-4643-8194-429a225255a1, 2013-03)
    SALMAN, H., 2013. Preparing architectural technology students for BIM 2016 mandate. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Architectural Technology. 22 March 2013. Sheffield: ICAT. Pp. 142-158
    This paper presents a challenging stand for architectural technology (AT) students, and roles. What roles are AT graduates going to play before and after the 2016 Building Information Modelling (BIM) mandate and how academia ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: critical perspectives of evangelical and evolutionary paradigms for technical design. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, Graham J. (ICAT http://www.archtechcongress.com/DownloadableContentHandler.ashx?mediaId=d35daabc-d251-4643-8194-429a225255a1, 2013-03)
    KOUIDER, T. and PATERSON, G. J., 2013. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: critical perspectives of evangelical and evolutionary paradigms for technical design. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Architectural Technology. 22 March 2013. Sheffield: ICAT. Pp. 122-141.
    The United Kingdom Government’s intent to embed collaborative Level 2 BIM into publicly procured building projects from 2016 (BIM Task Group, 2012) trails the General Services Administration’s (GSA, 2012) earlier and ...
  • Developing a framework for selection of sustainable materials based on the embedded energy for building construction. 

    Senarath, S. B. R.; Chandrathilake, S. R.; Victoria, Michele Florencia (Ceylon Insitute of Builders (CIOB) http://2016.ciobwcs.com/past-symposiums/, 2013-06-14)
    SENARATH, S.B.R., CHANDRATHILAKE, S.R. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2013. Developing a framework for selection of sustainable materials based on the embedded energy for building construction. In Sandanayake, Y.G. and Fernando, N. G (eds). Proceedings of the 2nd world construction symposium 2013: socio-economic sustainability in construction: practice, policy and research, 14-15 June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders [online], pages 150-169. Available from: https://2016.ciobwcs.com/downloads/pastsymposiums/2013/proceedings.pdf
    Material selection in conventional construction projects concentrate on various criteria. However, sustainable construction must take into account of embodied energy of materials during material selection which is rarely ...
  • Visual documentation process of historic building refurbishment "Improving energy efficiency by insulating wall cavity". 

    Bennadji, Amar (Copernicus Publications https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-91-2013, 2013-07-13)
    BENNADJI, A. 2013. Visual documentation process of historic building refurbishment "Improving energy efficiency by insulating wall cavity". In Grussenmeyer, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th international Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA) symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and spacial information sciences 2013 [online], volume XL-5/W2, 2-6 September 2013, Strasbourg, France, pages 91-96. Göttingen: Copernicus publications. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-91-2013.
    The North East of Scotland's construction method is similar to most popular building typologies in the UK. This typology can vary in term of external material (Granite, brick or stone) but with a secondary, usually timber ...
  • A risk based methodology to access the energy efficiency improvements in traditionally constructed buildings. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Copernicus Publications https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-337-2013, 2013-07-22)
    HERRERA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2013. A risk based methodology to access the energy efficiency improvements in traditionally constructed buildings. In Grussenmeyer, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th international Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA) symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and spacial information sciences 2013 [online], volume XL-5/W2, 2-6 September 2013, Strasbourg, France, pages 337.342. Göttingen: Copernicus publications. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-337-2013
    In order to achieve the CO2 reduction targets set by the Scottish government, it will be necessary to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings. Within the total Scottish building stock, historic and traditionally ...
  • My cost runneth over: data mining to reduce construction cost overruns. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Smith, Simon D. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2013-0559-0568_Ahiaga-Dagbui_Smith.pdf, 2013-09)
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D. and SMITH, S. D., 2013. My cost runneth over: data mining to reduce construction cost overruns. In S. D. SMITH and D. D. AHIAGA-DAGBUI, eds. Proceedings 29th Annual ARCOM Conference. 2-4 September 2013. Nottingham: Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM). Pp. 559-568.
    Most construction projects overrun their budgets. Among the myriad of explanations giving for construction cost overruns is the lack of required information upon which to base accurate estimation. Much of the financial ...
  • Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Leon, Marianthi; Mahdjoubi, Lamine; Scott, Jonathan R. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.012, 2014)
    LAING, R., LEON, M., MAHDJOUBI, L. and SCOTT, J., 2014. Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 120-130.
    In recent years, there have been rapid developments in techniques available to capture three dimensional data with regards to the existing built environment. Such technologies support the collection of both large scale ...
  • Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011, 2014)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H., 2014. Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 108-119.
    Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, ...
  • Mapping relational efficiency in neuro-fuzzy hybrid cost models. 

    Tokede, Olubukola; Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Smith, Simon; Wamuziri, Sam (ASCE http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413517.149, 2014-05)
    TOKEDE, O., AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D.D, SMITH, S.D, and WAMUZIRI, S., 2014. Mapping relational efficiency in neuro-fuzzy hybrid cost models. In: D. CASTRO-LACOUTURE, J. IRIZARRY and ASHURI, B., eds. Construction Research Congress 2014: Construction in a Global Network. 19-21 May 2014. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers. Pp. 1458-1467.
    Significant improvements are achievable in the accuracy of cost estimates if cost models adequately incorporate issues of flexibility and uncertainty. This study evaluates the relational efficiencies of the fuzzy composition ...