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  • A fully interactive visualization method for building condition assessment 

    Banaszek, Anna; Banaszek, Sebastian; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09)
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    The aim of the paper is to introduce a tool for the accurate assessment of the technical condition of buildings. The proposed methodology is becoming an efficient strategy for the massive inspection of building stocks, in ...
  • Contemporary Strategies of Urban Restoration in Complex Historical Environments 

    Bravo Farré, Luis; Bigas Vidal, Montserrat; Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel; Font Basté, Gloria; Zhang, Yimeng; Esquinas Dessy, Jesús (2019-04-01)
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    We analyze the evolution of the ideas and concepts about architectural refurbishment. Departing from the ideas of Ruskin and Violet le Duc in the European 19 th Century and going through the organic approach after the ...
  • Exploring conditions and usefulness of UAVs in the BRAIN Massive Inspections Protocol 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Cellmer, Anna; Banaszek, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente (2019-01-01)
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    In this paper authors conduct a case study analysis by implementing the use of UAVs in the data collection within the BRAIN framework for the failures diagnosis of facades. The main goal is to assess the conditions and ...
  • Implementation of a multi-scale predictive system of the degradation of the urban front in Brno, Czech Republic 

    Torres, Anny; Acosta, Lloanna Maria; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (2019-01)
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    The unavoidable deterioration of the built urban front in the cities has been increasingly generating a huge environmental impact. From this perspective, it is necessary to develop systematized methods that facilitate ...
  • Use of UAVs for technical inspection of buildings within the BRAIN massive inspection platform 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Banaszek, Anna; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-02)
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    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are becoming more and more popular for use in a various sectors of the economy. The paper presents the results of experiments using a UAV, equipped with a high resolution digital camera, for ...
  • Exploring technological alternatives to the visual inspection method in the built environment 

    Acosta, Lloanna; Torres, Anny; Krejza, Zdenek; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (2019-01)
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    Buildings show symptoms and suffer injuries or failures that demand efficient approaches and sustainable solutions in order to maintain or improve their condition. In previous studies, the authors of this paper proposed a ...
  • On the selection of significant variables in a model for the deteriorating process of facades 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Rapinski, Jacek (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017)
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    In previous works the authors of this paper have introduced a predictive system that uses survival analysis techniques for the study of time-to-failure in the facades of a building stock. The approach is population based, ...
  • De las miradas distraídas en Enric Miralles = Concerning distracted gazes in Enric Miralles 

    Escoda Pastor, Carmen; Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel; Esquinas Dessy, Jesús (2017-01-01)
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    In a geography that is so culturally distant as Japan, Miralles uses the “sign” as a fundamental language in his creative process to think, experiment and model metaphorical architectural forms. Another concept used by ...
  • Influence of admission marks on the academic performance of technical architecture students 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Rodríguez Jordana, Juan; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula (Tempus Publications, 2016)
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    Traditionally, students from higher training cycle and upper secondary school education access higher technical education with a wide range of access marks in each group. The purpose of this article is to analyse how ...
  • Enric Miralles y las maquetas: pensamientos ocultos entrecruzados y otras intuiciones 

    Esquinas Dessy, Jesús; Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel (2016-11-11)
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    Este artículo revisa el sorprendente proceso creativo de la figura de Enric Miralles, utilizando como instrumentos de conocimiento algunas de sus maquetas de trabajo.“El arte de iniciar el pensamiento, el camino de inventar ...
  • Enric Miralles: desdibujando límites entre re-presentación y proyecto 

    Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel; Esquinas Dessy, Jesús (2015-10-27)
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    Enric Miralles won his first international competition with the new center in the port of Bremerhaven (1993). Diving between the original artwork of his files (1), are presented here for the first time some of his preparatory ...
  • El difícil equilibrio entre eficiencia energética y conservación de los valores patrimoniales en edificios históricos 

    Olona Casas, Joan; Onecha Pérez, Ana Belén; González Moreno-Navarro, Jose Luis; Dotor Navarro, Alicia María; Morros Cardona, Jordi (INSTITUTO ANDALUZDEL PATROMONIO HISTÓRICO, 2013-10)
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    La gestión eficiente de la energía en el patrimonio arquitectónico es un tema plenamente actual, que surge del consenso social y político sobre la necesidad de reducir progresivamente el consumo energético de los edificios. ...

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