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    • Aproximación gráfica a indicadores de calidad de vida urbana y sostenibilidad 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Coch Roura, Helena; López Besora, Judit (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-12)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Las características del entorno urbano construido influyen en el comportamiento y en el bienestar de los usuarios. En las ciudades del entorno mediterráneo, con clima templado, las condiciones ambientales son favorables ...
    • Architectural repercussions of environmental climate control in the generation of administrative building types; differences between model and technology chosen 

      Cabello Matud, Cristina; Coch Roura, Helena; Alonso Montolio, Carlos (2012)
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      This work will try to determine which models have truly been influential when considering the construction of a building for administrative use. This paper upholds four types created in the United States in less than a ...
    • El pas i el canvi : la percepció ambiental durant la circulació a l’Arquitectura 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-29)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This work is an approach to the dynamic perception of architecture. lt seeks to provide parameters to help finding a way to analyze and graphically represent the architectural features that give a special and spatial quality ...
    • Ground level permeability as indicator of walkability in cities 

      López Besora, Judit; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Alonso Montolio, Carlos (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-12)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Durante siglos, los desarrollos urbanos fueron dimensionados a escala humana. Las ciudades tenían un número limitado de habitantes y un tamaño que no era conveniente superar para no exceder un punto de equilibrio. Con el ...
    • Potential for energy saving in transitional spaces in commercial buildings 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Aguilar Sánchez, Alexis; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      As it is known, the energy consumption of buildings is directly linked to their energy demand.Therefore, the most direct strategy to reduce the energy consumption of a building is to minimise its energy demand. This can ...
    • Repercusión acústica de la morfología urbana en calles peatonales 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      Objetivo: La actual política municipal sobre el uso del espacio público propone la reducción del tráfico rodado en las calles, especialmente en calles de sección estrecha. Esta estrategia favorece otros usos del espacio ...
    • Solar radiation and architectural design in Barcelona 

      Aguilar Sánchez, Alexis; Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Coch Roura, Helena; Serra Florensa, Rafael (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The principles of the passive solar house were defined in the 1970s. Since that time, strategies have been conceptualized and tested with different examples built in the USA and in Europe. Models directly related to the ...
    • The energy consumption of terraces in the Barcelona public space: heating the street 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Serra Coch, Glòria; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena (2021-01-16)
      Article
      Open Access
      Terraces, as outdoor extensions of food and beverage businesses located in the public realm, have very high potential to activate the streetscape, bring people together and improving urban experiences. Among the consequences ...
    • The Perception of light affected by colour surfaces in indoor spaces 

      López Besora, Judit; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Aguilar Sánchez, Alexis (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Visual comfort in indoor spaces depends on the amount and quality of light available and also on space characteristics. One of the most influential aspects is the colour of surfaces definint a space. Each colour has a ...
    • Visual adaptability in architecture : a physical and psychological approach 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos; López Besora, Judit; Coch Roura, Helena; Serra Florensa, Rafael (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper deals with both physical and psychological dimensions of visual adaptability in architecture. The adaptive model of environmental comfort has been studied especially from the thermal point of view. Studies ...
    • Visual and acoustic adaptability in architecture 

      Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena; Palme, Massimo (2013)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This paper deals with both physical and psychological dimensions of visual and acoustic adaptability in architecture. Studies revealed that thermal comfort at one point in a transitional space is determined by the relative ...
    • Visual comfort assessment based on perception in transitional spaces between inside and outside: a Mediterranean case study 

      López Besora, Judit; Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Serra Florensa, Rafael; Coch Roura, Helena (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Visual comfort is usually defined in terms of illumination level, with the consequent disparity of values found in publications. However, transitional spaces have different features, such as dynamism and adaptive process, ...
    • Yellow is green: An opportunity for energy savings through colour in architectural spaces 

      López Besora, Judit; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Alonso Montolio, Carlos (2014-05-12)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Today, the building sector is one of the greatest energy consumers of the world. Therefore, it is impor-tant that designers think about strategies to save energy at the different stages of the building process,including ...