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Il problema del contenimento energetico (2012)
Book Chapter
Nicoletti, E. (2012). Il problema del contenimento energetico. In K. Gasparini (Ed.), Schermi urbani: Tecnologia e innovazione - Nuovi sistemi per le facciate mediatiche (60-61). Wolters Kluwer Italia

Il Medium e il Messaggio in Architettura (2012)
Book Chapter
Nicoletti, E. (2012). Il Medium e il Messaggio in Architettura. In K. Gasparini (Ed.), Schermi urbani: Tecnologia e innovazione - Nuovi sistemi per le facciate mediatiche. , (13-23). Wolters Kluwer Italia

Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house (2012)
Journal Article
Wall, K., Walker, P., Gross, C., White, C., & Mander, T. (2012). Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house. Proceedings of the ICE - Construction Materials, 165(6), 377-384. https://doi.org/10.1680/coma.11.00003

This paper describes the research, development, construction and initial testing of an innovative low-carbon prototype house built using novel prefabricated straw bale panels. The use of straw as insulation provides an opportunity for value-added use... Read More about Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house.

Planning for sustainable transport or for people's needs (2012)
Journal Article
Greed, C. (2012). Planning for sustainable transport or for people's needs. Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning, 165(4), 219-229. https://doi.org/10.1680/udap.10.00033

This paper reviews and critiques sustainability-driven spatial planning policy from the perspective of ordinary citizens as they seek to travel, live and work, and carry out their daily lives within the environmentally sustainable, green city. The or... Read More about Planning for sustainable transport or for people's needs.

Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation for a Changing Climate (SNACC) final report (2012)
Report
Williams, K., Gupta, R., Hopkins, D., Bramley, G., Payne, C., Gregg, M., …Musslewhite, C. (2012). Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation for a Changing Climate (SNACC) final report

The report presents findings from the Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation to a Changing Climate (SNACC) project. The project tested the effectiveness, feasibility and acceptability of a range of adaptations to the physical environment (i.e. to homes, g... Read More about Suburban Neighbourhood Adaptation for a Changing Climate (SNACC) final report.

Towards the LIVING Envelope: Biomimetics for building envelope adaptation (2012)
Thesis
Badarnah, L. Towards the LIVING Envelope: Biomimetics for building envelope adaptation. (Thesis). Delft University of Technology

Several biomimetic design strategies are available for various applications, though the research on biomimetics as a design tool in architecture is still challenging. This is due to a lack of systematic design tools required for identifying relevant... Read More about Towards the LIVING Envelope: Biomimetics for building envelope adaptation.

Insights of architects' knowledge of the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) in relation to low carbon housing design and delivery in the UK (2012)
Journal Article
Baba, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Olomolaiye, P., & Booth, C. (2012). Insights of architects' knowledge of the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) in relation to low carbon housing design and delivery in the UK. Structural Survey, 30(5), 443-459. https://doi.org/10.1108/02630801211288215

Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to report research conducted to explore the insights of UK architects on the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) in relation to low carbon housing design and delivery. Design/methodology/approach: To explore the awar... Read More about Insights of architects' knowledge of the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) in relation to low carbon housing design and delivery in the UK.

Thoughts on the future of artificial intelligence and transportation (2012)
Journal Article
Abbas, M., Avineri, E., Fries, R., Ishak, S., Jha, M., Kikuchi, S., …Zhang, Y. (2012). Thoughts on the future of artificial intelligence and transportation

In this concluding chapter of the Circular, we have asked members of our committee to share with the readers their personal thoughts on the future of AI and transportation. We are pleased herein to present select quotes from the committee members, o... Read More about Thoughts on the future of artificial intelligence and transportation.

Urban continuity and urban change; lessons from Jolfa a historical district of Isfahan (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Ahmadi Venhari, A., & Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2012, November). Urban continuity and urban change; lessons from Jolfa a historical district of Isfahan. Presented at Silk Cities

There is a dialectical relationship between continuity and change in urban phenomena. When urban change accelerates, especially due to external forces, cities are likely to face the crisis of identity. Iran is a country that has undergone very differ... Read More about Urban continuity and urban change; lessons from Jolfa a historical district of Isfahan.

Iranian townscape and city form, from water-based to oilbased cities (2012)
Presentation / Conference
cities. Presented at International conference urban change in Iran

The development of cities is based on economy in Iran. Water and later oil have been the main economic resources and therefore associated with power. Taking this point of view, this research discusses what traits influenced the form and townscape of... Read More about Iranian townscape and city form, from water-based to oilbased cities.

Heritage at the Periphery; the York Street vaults, the Roman baths, bath (2012)
Book Chapter
Littlefield, D. (2012). Heritage at the Periphery; the York Street vaults, the Roman baths, bath. In R. Morrow, & M. Abdelmonem (Eds.), Peripheries, 129-141. Routledge

The York Street vaults form the southern periphery of the Roman Baths, located within the wider World Heritage Site of the city of Bath itself. A long-term study of these vaults have highlighted tensions within contemporary notions of heritage and au... Read More about Heritage at the Periphery; the York Street vaults, the Roman baths, bath.

Housing tradition in the Sassi (2012)
Exhibition / Performance
Landi, D., & Antonello, A. Housing tradition in the Sassi. [Architectural Drawings]. Exhibited at Helsinki, Finland. 3 October 2012 - 4 October 2012. (Unpublished)

The Culture of the City is a central concern in the discipline of Architecture. The long tradition of the study-tour of artists and architects is evidence of the profound inspiration drawn from the historical city – the spaces, shapes, patterns, surf... Read More about Housing tradition in the Sassi.

Generative modelling of an Albertian capital (2012)
Journal Article
e Costa, E. C., Coutinho, F., Duarte, J. P., & Krüger, M. (2012). Generative modelling of an Albertian capital. Arquiteturarevista, 8(2), 108-120. https://doi.org/10.4013/arq.2012.82.02

The main objective of the ongoing investigation described in this paper is to produce a Corinthian capital through generative modelling and digital prototyping, and according to Leon Battista Alberti's treatise on architecture, De re aedificatoria. T... Read More about Generative modelling of an Albertian capital.

Modelling Alberti's column system: Generative modelling and digital fabrication of classical architectural elements (2012)
Conference Proceeding
Castro e Costa, E., Coutinho, F., Duarte, J. P., & Krüger, M. (2012). Modelling Alberti's column system: Generative modelling and digital fabrication of classical architectural elements. In Digital Physicality - Proceedings of the 30th eCAADe Conference (469-477)

The research presented further is part of the Digital Alberti research project, which aims to assess the influence of Leon Batista Alberti's theory on Portuguese architecture, through the use of digital technologies. One of the project tasks implied... Read More about Modelling Alberti's column system: Generative modelling and digital fabrication of classical architectural elements.

Urban acoustic simulation: Analysis of urban public spaces through auditory senses (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Barakat, M. (2012, September). Urban acoustic simulation: Analysis of urban public spaces through auditory senses. Paper presented at eCAADe 2012

This paper explores the sonic characteristics of urban spaces, with the application of apprehending acoustic space and form theory. The theory defines auditory spaces as acoustical arenas, which are spaces defined and delineated by sonic events. Hist... Read More about Urban acoustic simulation: Analysis of urban public spaces through auditory senses.

The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change (2012)
Journal Article
Joynt, J. L., Williams, K., Joynt, J., Payne, C., Hopkins, D., & Smith, I. (2012). The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change. Building and Environment, 55, 131-140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.11.015

This paper outlines the conditions for, and challenges of, adapting suburbs in England for climate change. The paper introduces the 'suburb' as a spatial setting vulnerable to climate change related threats that have been largely absent from previous... Read More about The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change.

Contribution of provisioning services of the Ga-Mampa wetland, South Africa, to local livelihoods (2012)
Journal Article
Adekola, O., Morardet, S., De Groot, R., & Grelot, F. (2012). Contribution of provisioning services of the Ga-Mampa wetland, South Africa, to local livelihoods. International Journal of Biodiversity Science Ecosystem Services and Management, 8(3), 248-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/21513732.2012.671191

This article describes an assessment of the contribution of provisioning services provided by the Ga-Mampa wetland (1 km2) to the livelihoods of local stakeholders, including monetary values for some services. The study used a combination of data col... Read More about Contribution of provisioning services of the Ga-Mampa wetland, South Africa, to local livelihoods.