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  • Experimental characterization of comfort performance parameters and multi-criteria sustainability assessment of recycled textile-reinforced cement facade cladding 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2022-07)
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    Within the building construction sector, fiber cement boards have attracted interest as facade cladding materials in the last ten years, especially those that incorporate –for reinforcing purposes– natural and/or recycled ...
  • Self-consumption possibilities by rooftop PV and building retrofit requirements for a regional building stock: The case of Catalonia 

    Torres Rivas, Alba; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Jiménez Esteller, Laureano; Boer, Dieter (2022-05-15)
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    European Union policies are encouraging the implementation of renewable energies to reduce fossil fuels dependency. This is further motivated by the effects of global warming and the relevant temperature rise in large ...
  • Thermo-mechanical stability of concrete containing steel slag as aggregate after high temperature thermal cycles 

    Boquera Marcelo, Laura; Castro Chicot, Josep Ramon; Fernández Diaz-Carralero, Angel G.; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Pisello, Anna Laura; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa F. (2022-06)
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    Thermal energy storage represents a crucial element to increase solar power dispatchability. Within sensible heat storage in solid media, concrete is considered a low-cost alternative to be further developed and therefore, ...
  • La intervenció en l'obra artística 

    Bosch González, Montserrat; Ramírez-Casas, J.; Subirachs Burgaya, Judit (Col·legi d'Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació de Barcelona (CAATEEB), 2022)
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    Josep Maria Subirachas fou un experimentador amb materials molt lligats a l'arquitectura i la construcció.
  • Strength, elastic properties and fiber–matrix interaction mechanism in geopolymer composites 

    Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Corral Higuera, Ramón; Valenciano, A.; Rosas, Carlos A.; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Medina Serna, Teresita de Jesús; Soto, Magnolia; Bernal Camacho, J.M. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-03-01)
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    The current geopolymers have limited mechanical strength against the effect of tension, which makes them susceptible to brittle failure. However, owing to their potential as a sustainable construction material, there is ...
  • Prendre consciència dels valors culturals 

    Bosch González, Montserrat (Col·legi d'Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació de Barcelona (CAATEEB), 2022-01)
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    Col·laboració a tres mans en un article sobre la importància del reconeixement dels valors culturals en els elements arquitectònics, que alhora són obra artística, en el moment d'intervenir, rehabilitar o restaurar edificis. ...
  • Una diagnosi prèvia a qualsevol intervenció 

    Ramírez-Casas, J. (Col·legi d'Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació de Barcelona (CAATEEB), 2022-01)
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    Si no es fa prèviament a la intervenció una diagnosi de l’estat de conservació o de degradació de la peça, ni cap estudi dels materials emprats per l’artista i evidentment tampoc un estudi cromàtic de com era originalment, ...
  • Systematic combination of insulation biomaterials to enhance energyand environmental efficiency in buildings 

    Torres-Rivas, Alba; Pozo, Carlos; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Ewertowska, Anna; Jiménez Esteller, Laureano; Boer, Dieter (2020-09-04)
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    Thermal insulation based on biomaterials with low energy embodied is a promising alternative to reduce the energy demand of the actual building stock and help meeting the climatic 2050 EU goals. Despite their appealing ...
  • Links for a common cultural identity in the Mediterranean basin 

    Bosch González, Montserrat; Campisi, Tiziana (2021-12-31)
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    The Mediterranean Sea can be considered the common link between all the Countries surrounding it. Different peoples, cultures, arts, crafts, religions and traditions have passed through it, forging both a shared cultural ...
  • Preserving the cellular tissue structure of maize pith though dry fractionation processes: a key point to use as insulating agro-materials 

    Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Mayer Laigle, Claire; Breysse, Améllie; Barron, Cécile; Mabille, Frédéric (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-09-16)
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    Plant biomass has various compositions and structures at different scales (from the component organs to their constitutive tissues) to support its functional properties. Recovering each part of the plant without damaging ...
  • Life cycle assessment of interior partition walls: Comparison between functionality requirements and best environmental performance 

    Valencia Barba, Yovanna Elena; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Rojas Valencia, María Neftalí (Elsevier, 2021-12-01)
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    This research analyses 44 interior partition walls (IPW) in the context of Spanish residential sector and establish the systems’ environmental profile through the application of the life cycle assessment technique. The ...
  • Smart rehabilitation 3.0: conectar las universidades europeas con la realidad del sector de la rehabilitación 

    Bosch González, Montserrat; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Casanovas Boixereu, Francesc X. (2021-10)
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    Cuando hablamos de Erasmus nos vienen a la cabeza los viajes de estudiantes universitarios a otras universidades europeas, donde complementan su formación en un marco internacional. Ahora bien, el Programa Erasmus+ es mucho ...

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