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  • Agrourban sustainability through rooftop greenhouses. Ecoinnovation on residual flows of energy, water and CO2 for food production 

    Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Llorach Massana, Pere; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Nadal, Ana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio; Muñoz, Pere; Oliver Solà, Jordi; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Villalba Mendez, Gara; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2014)
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  • Accessibility of emergency evacuation of persons with disabilities in public swimming pools in Barcelona, Spain: a review of literature and regulations 

    Rovira-Beleta, Enrique; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Alavedra Ribot, Pere (2015)
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    Over the past four decades, many actions to promote access to and use of buildings by persons with disabilities have been effective. Different criteria, parameters, research and regulations have evolved in this area, ...
  • Model predictive energy control of ventilation for underground stations 

    Vaccarini, M.; Giretti, Alberto; Tolve, L.C.; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2016-03-15)
    Article
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    Smart building systems are opening up new markets, nevertheless the implementation of these novel technologies still lacks suitable and proven whole engineering solutions in complex buildings. This paper presents a detailed ...
  • Compartment and façade large scale tests: behaviour comparison of different insulating materials in case of fire 

    Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Corberó, Beatriu; Rios Rubiras, Oriol; Giraldo Forero, María Pilar; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (Czech Technical University, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Fire safety community is currently concerned about the response of some widely used insulating materials in case of fire, due to the fact that existing regulations do not show how these materials behave in real conditions, ...
  • Roofs of the future: rooftop greenhouses to improve buildings metabolism 

    Pons Valladares, Oriol; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé-Mengual, E.; Llorach Massana, Pere; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Sanjuan Demás, David; Pere, Muñoz; Olivé-Solà, Jordi; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2015-10-27)
    Article
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    Ancient civilizations had agriculture production in their metropolis but modern urban planning separated agriculture from cities, such as Chandigarh by Le Corbusier. At present, FAO estimates that urban agriculture produces ...
  • SHM by DOFS in civil engineering: a review 

    Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Rodríguez, Gerardo; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (2015-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper provides an overview of the use of different Distributed Optical Fiber Sensor systems (DOFSs) to perform Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) in the specific case of civil engineering structures. Nowadays, there ...
  • Agricultura urbana en el marc d'un urbanisme sostenible 

    Nadal, Ana; Cerón, Ileana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Sanyé-Mengual, E. (2015-05)
    Article
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  • Handover defects: comparison of construction and post-handover housing defects 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2016-03)
    Article
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    Although inspections occur during construction or at handover, customers do not normally participate. This situation creates a gap between the quality perceived by both contractors and customers. An analysis of 52 552 ...
  • Percepción social de los técnicos del sector de la construcción en España : Influencia de la crisis económica 

    Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Alquézar Claramunt, Òscar; Alavedra Ribot, Pere (2015)
    Article
    Open Access
    En el presente artículo se analiza el papel social que desempeñan los técnicos de la construcción en España, cuestionando si la crisis económica ha modificado negativamente la percepción que la ciudadanía tiene de ellos. ...
  • Roofs of the future: rooftop greenhouses to improve buildings metabolism 

    Pons Valladares, Oriol; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé-Mengual, E.; Llorach Massana, Pere; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Sanjuan Demás, David; Muñoz, Pere; Oliver Solà, Jordi; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Ancient civilizations had agriculture production in their metropolis but modern urban planning separated agriculture from cities, such as Chandigarh by Le Corbusier. At present, FAO estimates that urban agriculture produces ...

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