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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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  • Assessing the energetic and environmental impacts of the operation and maintenance of spanish sewer networks from a life-cycle perspective 

    Petit Boix, Anna; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Chenel, Sergio; Marin, Desiree; Gasol, C.M.; Farreny, Ramon; Villalba, Gara; Suárez Ojeda, María Eugenia; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2015-06)
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    The environmental impacts resulting from sewer networks are best analysed from a life-cycle perspective to integrate the energy requirements into the infrastructure design. The energy requirements for pumping wastewater ...
  • Ecological network analysis of growing tomatoes in an urban rooftop greenhouse 

    Piezer, Kayla; Petit Boix, Anna; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Briese, Briese; Celik, Ilke; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Apul, Defne S (Elsevier, 2019-02)
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    Urban agriculture has emerged as an alternative to conventional rural agriculture seeking to foster a sustainable circular economy in cities. When considering the feasibility of urban agriculture and planning for the future ...
  • Environmental analysis of building shallow foundations: The influence of prefabrication, typology, and structural design codes 

    Pujadas Gispert, Ester; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2018)
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    The design of building foundations has usually been based on tradition, local practice, experience, and structural design codes. Safety is invariably considered the main factor and environmental criteria (or, in general, ...
  • Environmental and geometric optimisation of cylindrical drinking water storage tanks 

    Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Hernando Canovas, Elena; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2015-12)
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    Purpose: Urban water cycle construction processes are an important element to consider when assessing the sustainability of urban areas. The present study focuses on a structural and environmental analysis of cylindrical ...
  • Environmental assessment of an integrated rooftop greenhouse for food production in cities 

    Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Llorach Massana, Pere; Nadal, Ana; Ercilla-Montserrat, Mireia; Muñoz, Pere; Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2018-03)
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    Vertical farming is emerging as an effective measure to grow food in buildings and can increase food production in urban areas in a more sustainable manner. This study presents a comprehensive environmental assessment of ...
  • Environmental assessment of drinking water transport and distribution network use phase for small to medium-sized municipalities in Spain 

    Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Petit Boix, Anna; Gasol, Carlos M.; Farreny, Ramon; Villalba Mendez, Gara; Suárez-Ojeda, María Eugenia; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2015-01)
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    Previous studies assessing the environmental impacts of drinking water supply networks have considered a bottom-up approach, analysing single case studies. This paper presents a top-down approach for the assessment of the ...
  • Environmental effects of using different construction codes applied to reinforced concrete beam designs based on Model Code 2010 and Spanish Standard EHE-08 

    Almirall, C.; Petit Boix, Anna; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2019-01)
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    Assuming specific behavior models, the variety of design codes currently used for the design of concrete beams inevitably results in different solutions, ensuring service during the expected lifetime with a maximum functional ...
  • Improving the metabolism and sustainability of buildings and cities through integrated rooftop greenhouses (i-RTG)" 

    Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Llorach Massana, Pere; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Petit Boix, Anna; Ercilla-Montserrat, Mireia; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rovira, Maria Rosa; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Muñoz, Pere; Montero, Juan Ignacio; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Pons Valladares, Oriol (Springer, 2018)
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    Food security in cities is an increasing concern due to the impact of climate change and the concentration of world population in cities. Urban agriculture (UA) aims at enhancing food production in urban areas, providing ...