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Prioritising sorage practices: A new approach to housing design thinking (2020)
Journal Article
Marco-Burguete, E., Katie Williams, E. M., & Oliveira, S. (in press). Prioritising sorage practices: A new approach to housing design thinking. Interiority,

Inhabitants of UK housing have more possessions than ever, whilst space for living in standardised houses is at premium. The acquisition of material possessions, and how it affects both space and inhabitants’ wellbeing, has not previously been consi... Read More about Prioritising sorage practices: A new approach to housing design thinking.

The architectural model as augmenting a sensory ethnography (2020)
Journal Article
Marco-Burguete, E., Williams, K., Oliveira, S., & Sinnett, D. (in press). The architectural model as augmenting a sensory ethnography. Design Journal,

This study provides an exploration of the effectiveness of the architectural model as a means of implementing a sensory ethnographical research methodology. An architectural model, constructed as part of a wider design research approach, became the... Read More about The architectural model as augmenting a sensory ethnography.

A wicked higher education problem: Climate emergency requires brave leadership (2020)
Journal Article
Marco, E. (2020). A wicked higher education problem: Climate emergency requires brave leadership. Buildings & Cities,

The B&C special issue EDUCATION & TRAINING: MAINSTREAMING ZERO CARBON raised three challenges: How can education and training be rapidly changed to ensure the creation of zero-carbon built environments? How can this transition be implemented success... Read More about A wicked higher education problem: Climate emergency requires brave leadership.

Too much ‘stuff’ and the wrong space: A conceptual framework of material possessions (2020)
Journal Article
Marco, E., Williams, K., & Oliveira, S. (2020). Too much ‘stuff’ and the wrong space: A conceptual framework of material possessions. Interiority, 3(2), 219-242. https://doi.org/10.7454/in.v3i2.78

Space for living in new build houses in the UK is at premium and households have more stuff than ever before. The way this stuff is accommodated in dwellings can significantly affect residents’ quality of life and well-being. This paper presents a ne... Read More about Too much ‘stuff’ and the wrong space: A conceptual framework of material possessions.

British housing: Timelines and types (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Marco, E., & Burgess, S. (2012). British housing: Timelines and types. [Mix-mode]. 8 February 2019 - 1 April 2012. (Unpublished)

British Housing: Timelines and typologies New homes being built in the United Kingdom (UK) today have been criticised for not providing space for basic living functions1. We now have the smallest homes in Europe1&2, they tend to have very little s... Read More about British housing: Timelines and types.

Architects’ approaches to early stage design energy modelling – an organisational perspective (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Oliveira, S., & Marco, E. (2018, September). Architects’ approaches to early stage design energy modelling – an organisational perspective. Paper presented at Building Simulation and Optimization 2018

Energy modelling practices have been mainly studied from energy modellers' and/or building services engineers' perspectives. In addition, most discussions have focused attention on analysis parameters and tool features, with less attention devoted to... Read More about Architects’ approaches to early stage design energy modelling – an organisational perspective.

Towards an energy ‘literate’ architecture graduate? UK educators’ and students’ evaluation (2018)
Journal Article
Oliveira, S., Marco, E., & Gething, B. (2018). Towards an energy ‘literate’ architecture graduate? UK educators’ and students’ evaluation. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 14(4), 317-329. https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2017.1364217

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Whilst calls for upskilling and retraining the UK construction workforce to meet increasingly stringent energy targets are repeatedly documented in construction strategy and policy repor... Read More about Towards an energy ‘literate’ architecture graduate? UK educators’ and students’ evaluation.

Role of 'community spaces' in residents' adaptation to energy-efficient heating technologies-insights from a UK low-energy housing development (2018)
Journal Article
Oliveira, S., & Marco, E. (2018). Role of 'community spaces' in residents' adaptation to energy-efficient heating technologies-insights from a UK low-energy housing development. Sustainability, 10(4), 934. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10040934

© 2018 by the authors. Advanced energy-efficient heating technologies are often integral to low-energy home design, practice, and policy. The expectation is that technologies designed to lower space-heating energy use may also contribute to better pe... Read More about Role of 'community spaces' in residents' adaptation to energy-efficient heating technologies-insights from a UK low-energy housing development.

Sustainable Development Studies (2018)
Book
Brebbia, C. A., Longhurst, J., Marco, E., & Booth, C. (2018). C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, E. Marco, & C. Booth (Eds.), Sustainable Development Studies. WIT Press

Containing a series of specially selected papers, this book deals with advances in disciplines contributing to sustainable development, such as planning, architecture, engineering, policy making, environmental sciences and economics, and identifies s... Read More about Sustainable Development Studies.

Preventing or inventing? Understanding the effects of non-prescriptive design briefs (2017)
Journal Article
Oliveira, S., & Marco, E. (2017). Preventing or inventing? Understanding the effects of non-prescriptive design briefs. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 27(4), 549-561. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-016-9369-9

© 2016, The Author(s). This paper discusses observations of an architecture and environmental engineering undergraduate design studio project assigned to 4th year students at a UK university. In the UK, most architecture courses are characterised by... Read More about Preventing or inventing? Understanding the effects of non-prescriptive design briefs.

Co-adapting or adopting? Learning from a large scale comparative case study of four UK architecture firms (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Oliveira, S., Marco, E., & Gething, B. (2017, September). Co-adapting or adopting? Learning from a large scale comparative case study of four UK architecture firms. Paper presented at Architecture Connects, AAE 2017

Whilst strategies for co-producing research in architecture are widely debated, the practical complexities and effects of engaging with, discussing and observing ‘designers’ at work are rarely reported. The purpose of this paper is to examine the ‘em... Read More about Co-adapting or adopting? Learning from a large scale comparative case study of four UK architecture firms.

Heated living - Residents valuation of heating practices in low carbon architecture (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Oliveira, S., Marco, E., Gething, B., Agha-Hossein, M., & Kougionis, T. (2017, July). Heated living - Residents valuation of heating practices in low carbon architecture. Paper presented at Design to thrive

Abstract: Low carbon homes are often designed to accommodate advanced heating control technologies. These technologies are expected to contribute to better performing buildings and a comfortable indoor environment. Recent research focusing on the rol... Read More about Heated living - Residents valuation of heating practices in low carbon architecture.

Enacting dialog through an architectural model (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Marco, E. (2017, May). Enacting dialog through an architectural model. Presented at UWE Design Research Symposium 2017

The research focuses on how people use and experience today’s domestic space in relation to accumulated material possessions within an architectural discourse. In order to assess this, a sensory ethnographical research method, using a physical obje... Read More about Enacting dialog through an architectural model.

The client, organization and the project - Architects’ valuation of energy modelling adoption across four UK firms (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Oliveira, S., Sexton, M., Marco, E., & Gething, B. (2017, April). The client, organization and the project - Architects’ valuation of energy modelling adoption across four UK firms. Paper presented at Professional Practices in the Built Environment conference, University of Reading 27th April 2017

Whilst some architects engage in energy analysis discussions early in design, in most cases building services engineers carry out modelling and simulation tasks often at late stages of design. Recently, however, a number of large architecture firms h... Read More about The client, organization and the project - Architects’ valuation of energy modelling adoption across four UK firms.

Sustainable Development and Planning IX (2017)
Book
Brebbia, C., Longhurst, J., Marco, E., & Booth, C. (2017). C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, E. Marco, & C. Booth (Eds.), Sustainable Development and Planning IX. WIT press

Containing papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning this volume brings together the work of academics, policy makers, practitioners and other international stakeholders and discusses new academic fi... Read More about Sustainable Development and Planning IX.

Evolutionary, not revolutionary–logics of early design energy modelling adoption in UK architecture practice (2016)
Journal Article
Oliveira, S., Marco, E., Gething, B., & Organ, S. (2017). Evolutionary, not revolutionary–logics of early design energy modelling adoption in UK architecture practice. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 13(3), 168-184. https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2016.1267606

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper examines the effects of early stage design energy modelling technology on architects’ design practice. Energy analysis in design has traditionally been the domain of the build... Read More about Evolutionary, not revolutionary–logics of early design energy modelling adoption in UK architecture practice.

Outwith domain...within terrain - Effects of early design energy modelling on architects' design practice (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Oliveira, S., Marco, E., Getting, B., & Organ, S. (2016, June). Outwith domain...within terrain - Effects of early design energy modelling on architects' design practice. Paper presented at International Conference on Integrated Design

This paper examines the effects of early stage design energy modelling technology on architects’ design practice. Energy analysis in design has traditionally been the domain of the building services engineer with emphasis placed on verifying establis... Read More about Outwith domain...within terrain - Effects of early design energy modelling on architects' design practice.