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Lessons from post-occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the first certified passive house in Scotland. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
TUOHY, P., MURPHY, G. and DEVECI, G. 2012. Lessons from post-occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the first certified passive house in Scotland. In Proceedings of the 2012 PassivhusNorden conference: from low energy buildings to plus energy developments, 21-23 October 2012, Trondheim, Norway. Trondheim: TAPIR Akademisk Forlag.

This paper describes an investigation carried out to understand the performance in practice of the first certified Passive House in Scotland and associated low or zero carbon technologies LZCT. The aim was to provide some useful feedbacks on actual p... Read More about Lessons from post-occupancy evaluation and monitoring of the first certified passive house in Scotland..

Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. In Kashiwagi, D. and Sullivan, K. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2012 Construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, USA. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://archive.northsearegion.eu/files/repository/20130812123945_COBRA.pdf

Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, action to significantly reduce... Read More about Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues..

Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
WILSON, G. and KISHK, M. 2012. Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. In Smith, S.D. (ed.) Proceedings of the 28th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 3-5 September 2012, Edinburgh, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], pages 1423-1433. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2012-1423-1433_Wilson_Kishk.pdf

Hospital refurbishment has taken a secondary role in the last decade, in favour of new build facilities. This has allowed the Client and the Design Team to build and specify with greater flexibility and from essentially a 'blank canvas'. Correspondin... Read More about Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review..

Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations. (2012)
Thesis
BOUACHERA, T. 2012. Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

It has long been recognised that, in the military sector, the Integrated Logistics Support ILS can significantly enhance system effectiveness and add value to their competitiveness. Hence, it is not surprising that many organisations outside to the m... Read More about Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations..

The impact of digitalisation on the management role of architectural technology. (2012)
Thesis
HARTY, J. 2012. The impact of digitalisation on the management role of architectural technology. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Building information modelling (BIM) is not only an authoring tool for architects and engineers, but also an analysis tool for all stakeholders in the supply chain procurement process. Analysis tools such as the code checking of building regulations... Read More about The impact of digitalisation on the management role of architectural technology..

Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
BASSANESE, S., ESPANYOL, A., RODEGHIERO, B. and TADI, M. 2012. Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. In Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A. and Candel Torres, I. (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International technology, education and development conference (INTED 2012), 5-7 March 2012, Valencia, Spain. Valencia: IATED, pages 4849-4858.

Ethical decision-making models grounded in ethical frameworks comprehend elements of systems thinking such as holistic language and value-guided systems. This paper proposes an innovative educational model for systems thinking in architectural design... Read More about Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design..

Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. (2012)
Report
BENNADJI, A., ABDEL-WAHAB, M., LEVIE, M.C. and CHOUMAN, D. 2012. Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. Glasgow: CIC Start Online [online], FS24. Available from http://www.cicstart.org/content/home/1,1,290/FS24Testingofamethodforinsulationofmasonryandlathwalls.html

The main aim of this research project was to develop and test the feasibility of a method of insulating an existing historic listed building whilst maintaining its original architectural features. The success of the project is conditioned by the avoi... Read More about Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction..