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Room to breathe: Using adaptive architecture to examine the relationship between alexithymia and interoception (2021)
Journal Article
Abdulhamid, H., Jäger, N., Schnädelbach, H., & Smith, A. D. (2022). Room to breathe: Using adaptive architecture to examine the relationship between alexithymia and interoception. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 153, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110708

Objective: Individuals with alexithymia experience difficulties interpreting emotional states in self and others, which has been associated with interoceptive impairment. Current theories are primarily based on subjective and conscious measures of in... Read More about Room to breathe: Using adaptive architecture to examine the relationship between alexithymia and interoception.

How do buildings talk? Embodied experience in the Rolex Learning Centre (2021)
Journal Article
Yang, J., Hale, J., & Blackman, T. (2021). How do buildings talk? Embodied experience in the Rolex Learning Centre. arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, 25(1), 83-92. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1359135521000129

A 3D film by Wim Wenders of the Rolex Learning Centre provides a deeper phenomenological reading of SANAA’s distinctively minimalist architecture. The Venice Architecture Biennale in 2010, curated by Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima, co-founder o... Read More about How do buildings talk? Embodied experience in the Rolex Learning Centre.

Parametric study of a sustainable cooling system integrating phase change material energy storage for buildings (2020)
Journal Article
Zeinelabdein, R., Omer, S., & Mohamed, E. (2020). Parametric study of a sustainable cooling system integrating phase change material energy storage for buildings. Journal of Energy Storage, 32, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2020.101972

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd Free cooling of buildings uses the nocturnal outdoor air as a heat sink via a ventilation process. This could be performed by storing the night coolness for use during the daytime as appropriate. Due to the latent heat capacity, p... Read More about Parametric study of a sustainable cooling system integrating phase change material energy storage for buildings.

Estimation of the infiltration rate of UK homes with the divide-by-20 rule and its comparison with site measurements (2020)
Journal Article
Vega Pasos, A., Zheng, X., Smith, L., & Wood, C. (2020). Estimation of the infiltration rate of UK homes with the divide-by-20 rule and its comparison with site measurements. Building and Environment, 185, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.107275

Buildings are responsible for 40% of the global energy usage to which infiltration-caused heat losses are responsible for 30%. Air infiltration is the unintended flow of air through leakage paths and fundamentally determined by the airtightness of a... Read More about Estimation of the infiltration rate of UK homes with the divide-by-20 rule and its comparison with site measurements.

A practical review of alternatives to the steady pressurisation method for determining building airtightness (2020)
Journal Article
Zheng, X., Cooper, E., Gillott, M., Vega Pasos, A., & Wood, C. (2020). A practical review of alternatives to the steady pressurisation method for determining building airtightness. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 132,

As an important indicator of construction quality and envelope integrity of buildings, airtightness is responsible for a considerable amount of energy losses associated with infiltration. It is crucial to understand building airtightness during const... Read More about A practical review of alternatives to the steady pressurisation method for determining building airtightness.

Migrant urbanism in gulf citie: S a reality without vision? (2020)
Book Chapter
Wiedmann, F. (2020). Migrant urbanism in gulf citie: S a reality without vision?. In M. Kamrava (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Persian Gulf Politics (99-111). London: Routledge

To a large extent recent urbanization in the Gulf region has been shaped by the distinctive roles of local governance and extensive international migration. New models of governance, such as urban entrepreneurialism and various forms of public-privat... Read More about Migrant urbanism in gulf citie: S a reality without vision?.

Airtightness measurement of an outdoor chamber using the Pulse and blower door methods under various wind and leakage scenarios (2020)
Journal Article
Zheng, X., Mazzon, J., Wallis, I., & Wood, C. J. (2020). Airtightness measurement of an outdoor chamber using the Pulse and blower door methods under various wind and leakage scenarios. Building and Environment, 179, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106950

As a continued investigation following the previous testing of a house-sized chamber in a sheltered environment, this paper introduces an experimental study of airtightness measurement of an outdoor chamber using both the novel Pulse technique and th... Read More about Airtightness measurement of an outdoor chamber using the Pulse and blower door methods under various wind and leakage scenarios.

Mapping Lefebvre's theory on the production of space to an integrated approach for sustainable urbanism (2019)
Book Chapter
Wiedmann, F., & Salama, A. (2019). Mapping Lefebvre's theory on the production of space to an integrated approach for sustainable urbanism. In M. Leary-Owhin, & J. McCarthy (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society (346-354). Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Henri Lefebvre and his theory of space production gives important insights into how modern urbanisation has led to growing social imbalances and highly conflicted urban spaces endangering the environment worldwide. In spite of his general focus to el... Read More about Mapping Lefebvre's theory on the production of space to an integrated approach for sustainable urbanism.

中小学校园公共空间自然可视率量化研究 (2019)
Journal Article
Liu, F., Hu, Z., Tang, Y., & Xie, J. (2019). 中小学校园公共空间自然可视率量化研究. Kexue Jishu yu Gongcheng, 19(33), 342-349

In order to solve the problem that the traditional method is very complex in safety assessment of primary and secondary school, which cannot get an objective result quickly. The method of calculating the natural visibility ratio within the students'... Read More about 中小学校园公共空间自然可视率量化研究.

Mindful places: the psychology and design of healing environments (2019)
Book Chapter
Porter, N. (2019). Mindful places: the psychology and design of healing environments. In The Places of Mind Practice: From Mind to Environment [마음공부의 장: 마음에서 환경까지 ] (39-66). Iksan, South Korea: Knowledge Community

How does the external physical environment interact with the internal environment of the mind, and our mind-body experience? In this paper, I will explore how the spaces and places of our increasingly urbanised world affect human well-being, drawing... Read More about Mindful places: the psychology and design of healing environments.

Energy performance of film membranes in the retrofitting of Architectural Heritage: an Italian case study (2019)
Conference Proceeding
De Vita, M., D'Antonio, R., Beccarelli, P., & De Berardinis, P. (2019). Energy performance of film membranes in the retrofitting of Architectural Heritage: an Italian case study. In Proceedings of the TensiNet Symposium 2019: Softening the Habitats. , (624-633). https://doi.org/10.30448/ts2019.3245.23

During the last decades, the development of architectural textiles led to significant innovations in the building industry. Designers, producers and researchers have invested in the technical development of textile envelopes with the aim of improving... Read More about Energy performance of film membranes in the retrofitting of Architectural Heritage: an Italian case study.

Casa Corriere –RCS Media Group pavilion for Expo 2015 (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Beccarelli, P., Armani, M., & Maffei, R. (2019). Casa Corriere –RCS Media Group pavilion for Expo 2015. In Proceedings of the TensiNet Symposium 2019: Softening the Habitats. , (505-513). https://doi.org/10.30448/ts2019.3245.24

In 2014 Rizzoli-Corriere dellaSera Media Group S.p.A. decided to have a pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 in order to promote the activity of the group in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital and satellite TV... Read More about Casa Corriere –RCS Media Group pavilion for Expo 2015.