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    • Availability of crop by-products in Spain: new raw materials for natural thermal insulation 

      Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (2015-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Vegetal materials were one of the first construction materials used by humans, but the development of petrol-based synthetic materials in the last century replaced them in mainstream construction techniques. However, since ...
    • "Brick-topia", the thin-tile vaulted pavilion 

      López López, David; Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (Elsevier, 2014-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      The project ‘‘Brick-topia’’ was based on a combination of the latest structural analysis and form-finding computational tools with traditional, cheap and effective construction techniques. It is the result of innovation ...
    • Centre cívic Balç 

      Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
    • Characterization of thermal insulation materials developed with crop wastes and natural binders 

      Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Avellaneda Díaz-Grande, Jaume (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This paper seeks to discuss the possibility of developing insulation materials for the construction sector made of non-industrial crop wastes and natural binders. Three different crop wastes widely available in Spain, ...
    • Contribution to the development of new bio-based thermal insulation materials made from vegetal pith and natural binders : hygrothermal performance, fire reaction and mould growth resistance 

      Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10-08)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      The building sector is moving towards new approaches to energy efficient design, which includes not only the improvement of the thermal performance of the building envelope but also the reduction of the embodied energy. ...
    • Development and piloting of assessment model and certification scheme for sustainable city neighborhoods and citizen initiatives: Proyecto “Feliziudad”: E-01498 

      Masseck, Torsten; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Cuchí Burgos, Alberto; García, Berta; Berigüete Alcántara, Fanny Esther; Núñez Pinart, Laia (2019-12-18)
      External research report
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      El presente documento recoge el trabajo realizado en base al acuerdo de colaboración entre InnoEnergy SE y Renault España “Development and Piloting of Assessment Model and Certification Scheme for Sustainable City Neighborhoods ...
    • Estudio del impacto ambiental de geopolímeros de arcilla 

      Calderón-Peñafiel, Juan Carlos; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (Escola Politècnica Superior d'Edificació de Barcelona, 2019-06-06)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      En los últimos años, la problemática ambiental ha impulsado la investigación de materiales alternativos que ayuden a aminorar el impacto derivado de la construcción. En este contexto, los materiales alcalinamente activados ...
    • Factors affecting smouldering combustion of bio-based thermal insulation materials 

      Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Giraldo, Pilar (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The present paper presents further results of an on-going research previously exposed in the first COST FP1404 meeting in April 2015. The research focuses on the analysis of the smouldering combustion of an innovative ...
    • Infrastructural archeaology 

      Velarde Sans, Andrés; Rodríguez Cámara, Antonio; Álvarez Roa, Ramón; López López, David; Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; Estaún Martínez, Carlota; Pardo Roquero, Gonzalo; Campillo González, Jimena; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Enríquez Lage, Juan; Palencia Serrano, María; Sigüenza Gómez, Pablo; Magro Baroni, Cristina (2011-12-06)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
    • Infrastructural Archeology 

      Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; López López, David; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (2012-01-16)
      Internal report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
    • Multi-objective optimisation of bio-based thermal insulation materials in building envelopes considering condensation risk 

      Torres-Rivas, Alba; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Haddad, Assed; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa Fernanda; Jiménez, Laureano; Boer, Dieter (2018-08-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      The reduction in energy demand for heating and cooling with insulation materials increases the material related environmental impact. Thus, implementing low embodied energy materials may equilibrate this trade-off. Actual ...
    • Recorregut Invisible 

      Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; López López, David; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (2012-07-05)
      Internal report
      Open Access
    • Recycling No-man’s-land 

      Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; López López, David; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Projectes Arquitectònics, 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La cultura del usar y tirar ha imperado en los últimos tiempos y el culto a lo nuevo ha también la arquitectura. Del mismo modo en que se descartan productos de consumo que todavía por los nuevos modelos, se planifican ...
    • Revestimientos con tierra y fibras vegetales: metodología de estudio 

      Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Garcia Alcaraz, Diego; Milla Coronado, Laura (Universidad de Valladolid, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      De todos es conocido que las construcciones realizadas con tierra deben protegerse de las inclemencias meteorológicas y ascensiones capilares. Por tanto, es conveniente utilizar barreras de ascensión capilar en las partes ...
    • Sense títol 

      Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; López López, David; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana (2012-09-03)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
    • Thermal degradation and fire behaviour of thermal insulation materials based on food crop by-products 

      Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Formosa Mitjans, Joan (2015-01-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      Natural thermal insulation materials developed from renewable crop by-products and natural binders are analysed in terms of their thermal degradation and fire behaviour. A Pyrolysis Combustion Flow Calorimetre (PCFC) is ...