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  • SCAN to BIM beyond a final BIM: why, when and how 

    Corso Sarmiento, Juan Manuel; Marco Bercero, Adrià; Casals Fernandez, Jordi; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09-18)
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    Building Information Modeling (BIM) has become a must in architecture when it comes to new buildings, but in heritage buildings and in rehabilitation projects, it is still a debate if it’s useful or efficient to make a ...
  • How Relevant is Energy Efficiency in The Marketing of Homes? Evidence from Real Estate Agents in Spain 

    Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Spairani Berrio, Silvia; Del Moral Ávila, Consuelo; Delgado Méndez, Luis; Egusquiza Ortega, Aitziber; Chen, Ai (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019)
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    In order to foster informed transactions, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive has made it mandatory to get an Energy Performance Certificate in the marketing of the Communitarian Real Estate. Due to energy savings ...
  • Energy efficiency in the residential market and implications for architecture education in Spain 

    Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Del Moral Ávila, Consuelo; Delgado Méndez, Luis; Spairani Berrio, Silvia; Botton Halfon, Jocelyne; Pérez Lamas, Carlos; Chen, Ai; Gyurkovich, Mateusz (2019)
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    In this article, the authors have summarised the main findings of an empirical programme aimed at exploring the relevance of energy efficiency, as measured by the energy performance certificates (EPCs), in the Spanish ...
  • EPC Green premium in two different european climate zones: a comparative study between Barcelona and Turin 

    Dell'Anna, Federico; Bravi, Marina; Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Bottero, Marta Carla; Chen, Ai (2019-10-02)
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    Energy performance certificates (EPCs) are important tools aimed at improving buildings’energy performance. They play a central role in the context of the Energy Performance of BuildingsDirective (EPBD) which asks member ...
  • Air temperature in Barcelona metropolitan region from MODIS satellite and GIS data 

    Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Roca Cladera, Josep; Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio; Moix, Montserrat; Burgueño Rivero, August (2020-01)
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    The metropolitan region of Barcelona (BMR) is one of the most densely populated areas in the Mediterranean countries. The estimation of air temperature at a short scale from satellite measurements would contribute to a ...
  • Socio-spatial analysis of the vulnerable urban fabric in the city of Barcelona 

    Vima Grau, Sara; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Universitat Politècnica de València, 2019-12)
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    Socio-residential vulnerability is one of currently increasing challenges for cities and metropolitan areas in addressing the interaction between the vulnerable resident population and the need to improve the building ...
  • Exploring a combined multispectral multitemporal approach as an effective method to retrieve cloudless multispectral imagery 

    Colaninno, Nicola; Marambio Castillo, Alejandro; Roca Cladera, Josep (2019-04-16)
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    The increasing availability of satellite information has improved Earth observation applications globally. However, primary satellite information is not as immediate as desirable. Indeed, besides the geometric and atmospheric ...
  • Metropolitan Barcelona 2001–06, or how people’s spatial–temporal behaviour shapes urban structures 

    Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Cerda Troncoso, Jorge (2020)
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    Traditionally, urban structure has been analyzed using employment density or commuting. The main contribution of this paper is the use of a new source of information which includes other daily activities and that can be ...
  • Identifying tourist-functional relations of urban places through Foursquare from Barcelona 

    Yang, Liya; Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro (2019-01-01)
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    Previous research has mainly focused on spatial relations among tourist attractions in urban areas. However, few studies have examined the functional relations between tourist attractions and other urban places (i.e. the ...
  • Energy-efficient real estate or how it is perceived by potential homebuyers in four Latin American countries 

    Encinas Pino, Felipe; Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Wagemann, Elizabeth; Aguirre Nuñez, Carlos Andrés (2019-06-27)
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    This article analyses how energy efficiency regulatory frameworks have been developed in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Chile, within a context of developing countries, and it discusses if this context has been able to ...
  • Socio spatial characterization of Large Housing Estates in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona 

    Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Vima Grau, Sara; Díaz Gómez, César; Ravetllat Mira, Pere Joan; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-02)
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    Fifty years after the construction of Large Housing Estates in the periphery of the Barcelona urban continuum, public administrations face the need to redesign polices and tools aimed at improving living conditions in each ...
  • Methodology for the pre-diagnosis of residential buildings in vulnerable areas in the city of Barcelona 

    Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Vima Grau, Sara; Martín García, Estefanía; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar; Uzqueda Martínez, Angel L. (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-02)
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    In a paradigm of raising urban economic and social inequality among south European cities, public administrations are confronted with the challenge to foster the improvement of the most deprived residential vulnerable ...

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