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  • Individualized sustainable and cost optimal energy retrofitting solutions for the existing office building stock 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Puig Engel, Ariadna; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia (Instituto de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico para a Construção, Energia, Ambiente e Sustentabilidade, 2019)
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    Formulating cost-effective and environmentally friendly energy retrofitting strategies for the existing building stock is a complex task due to the heterogeneity of this sector. The aim of this paper is to present an ongoing ...
  • Adaptación de las titulaciones técnicas al EEES. El caso de arquitectura técnica en la EPSEB - UPC 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Rodríguez Jordana, Juan (2014)
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    La armonización de los diferentes estudios universitarios en Europa y la creación del EEES ha supuesto un cambio de mentalidad en el diseño los nuevos planes de estudios y en la forma de contabilizar el proceso ¿enseñanza ...
  • Social and physical analysis of vulnerable buildings in the historic centre in relation to the vulnerable urban fabric in the city of Barcelona 

    Vima Grau, Sara; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, 2019)
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    In a context of regression after the financial crisis of 2008, socio residential vulnerability is one of the rising challenges for historic centres when addressing the interaction between vulnerable resident population and ...
  • Historical study and constructive characterization of three catalan monasteries through the analysis of their architectural restorations from the s.XIX to the present 

    Martín García, Estefanía; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Guma Esteve, Ramon (Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, 2019)
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    The present research focuses on the study of the interventions carried out in three Catalan monasteries from its construction to the present day. The three monastic groups on which this communication is centred are the ...
  • Physical-mechanical comparison of the traditional gypsums from Albarracín and Pallars 

    Batres Hernández, David Osmar; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    The traditional gypsum of Albarracín is probably the only one currently marketed in Spain. In the Pyrenees of Lleida, specifically in the regions of Pallars Jussá and Pallars Sobirá, the traditional constructions are carried ...
  • Methodology of identification of natural and historic Portland cements. Application and study in mortars of Madrid and Barcelona 

    Ramírez-Casas, J.; Mayo Corrochano, Cristina; Sanz Arauz, David; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    Natural cement was patented in England in 1796, but did not arrive in Spain until 1835. Its arrival supposed a natural coexistence with the rest of traditional mortars that had been used (lime, hydraulic limes and gypsum). ...
  • The use of mortars in Palau Güell by Antoni Gaudi 

    Gómez Val, Ricardo; Ramírez-Casas, J.; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    In Catalonia during 19th century there was a process of industrialization following the Llobregat river. One of the traditional materials used historically in building had been lime mortar. Natural cement began to be used ...
  • Teaching of architectural rehabilitation in a global sense: physical rehabilitation and social and urban regeneration 

    Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar; Vima Grau, Sara (2019)
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    The analysis of the social reality and the problems related to housing has become a necessary objective on the part of public administrations in recent years. Recent R&D contracts between the administrations and the ...
  • Pedra sobre pedra: la construcció d’un paisatge 

    Bosch González, Montserrat (2019)
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    A partir de l’any 1999 vam iniciar una línia de Projectes Finals de Carrera de la titulació d’Arquitectura Tècnica consistent en diferents treballs que catalogaven, caracteritzaven, feien els aixecaments gràfics de les ...
  • Assessment of the residential building stock in the vulnerable areas in the city of Barcelona 

    Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Vima Grau, Sara; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Gangemi Editore, 2019)
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    In the framework of addressing the geographical redistribution of wealth, the council of the city of Barcelona has undertaken several studies on the urban and residential impact of the raising economic and social inequalities ...
  • Nuevo criterio sustentable para la elección de losas de concreto de edificios 

    Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Mendivil Escalante, José Miguel; Corral Higuera, Ramón; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, Luis Alberto (2014)
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    Los elementos estructurales horizontales (losas y cubiertas) de edificios son, por sus requisitos funcionales (geometría y diseño) y por su volumen, los que utilizan gran cantidad de materiales para su constitución, los ...
  • Evaluación y comparación de geopolimeros obtenidos de dos cenizas volantes mexicanas 

    Cruz Enríquez, Adriana; Rosas Casarez,, Carlos Antonio; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Corral Higuera, Ramón; Morales-Agundez, C.G (2015)
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    Esta investigación se realizó con el fin de determinar las diferencias existentes en los geopolimeros obtenidos de dos tipos de cenizas volantes, las cuales fueron caracterizadas mediante FRX, DRX, FT-IT, del mismo modo ...

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