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Amar Bennadji

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Myth or gold? The power of aesthetics in the adoption of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs). (2021)
Journal Article
AWUKU, S.A., BENNADJI, A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and SELLAMI, N. 2021. Myth or gold? The power of aesthetics in the adoption of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs). Energy nexus [online], 4, article number 100021. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nexus.2021.100021

BIPV has gained a lot of attention in the solar world especially in recent times as the push for Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) and concerns about landscape aesthetics increases. Aesthetics plays a critical role in the adoption of BIPVs as it is on... Read More about Myth or gold? The power of aesthetics in the adoption of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs)..

Review of existing energy retrofit decision tools for homeowners. (2021)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A., LAING, R., GRAY, D. and ALABID, J.M. 2021. Review of existing energy retrofit decision for homeowners. Sustainability [online], 13(18), article 10189. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su131810189

Energy retrofit tools are considered by many countries as one of the strongest incentives to encourage homeowners to invest in energy renovation. These tools help homeowners to get an initial overview of suitable retrofit measures. Although a large n... Read More about Review of existing energy retrofit decision tools for homeowners..

Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE. (2020)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., TEHAMI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2020. Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE. Algerian journal of engineering architecture and urbanism [online] 4(3), pages 29-34. Available from: https://www.aneau.org/ajeau/Art/ajeau_v4_n3.pdf

Historic buildings in Algeria are subject to an extensive preservation program. Investments made to preserve this heritage are becoming increasingly important. The prioritisation of renovation interventions requires a global approach because it simul... Read More about Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE..

Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria. (2020)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A. and TEHAMI, M. 2020. Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria. Journal of construction in developing countries [online], 25(2), pages 39-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21315/jcdc2020.25.2.2

The residential sector of Algeria consumes 29% of the total energy consumption. In order to reduce and address this consumption along with the challenges of climate change, the Algerian public policy considers energy efficiency investment measures (E... Read More about Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria..

The topological reading of ambiances in the built environment: the new methodology for the analysis of the luminous ambiance in the museum space. (2019)
Journal Article
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2019. The topological reading of ambiances in the built environment: the new methodology for the analysis of the luminous ambiance in the museum space. SHS web of conferences [online], 64: proceedings of the 14th European architecture envisioning conference 2019 (EAEA14 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Nantes, France, article 03004. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/shsconf/20196403004

Daylight is currently at the centre of discourse on architectural space. The definition of architectural space takes essence from Euclidean geometry related to metric dimensions. The present study is an attempt to shed light on topology which is a no... Read More about The topological reading of ambiances in the built environment: the new methodology for the analysis of the luminous ambiance in the museum space..

Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building. (2019)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2019. Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews [online], 110, pages 101-117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.04.046

The residential sector is well known to be one of the main energy consumers worldwide. The purpose of this study is to select the best renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building by using a new integrated fuzzy... Read More about Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building..

Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East. (2019)
Journal Article
FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. 2019. Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Journal of civil engineering and architecture [online], 13(4), pages 273-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17265/1934-7359/2019.04.007

Over the last three decades, The Middle East (ME) region has experienced rapid economic and infrastructure transformation. Most of the dwelling places have fully adopted western architectural trends ignoring both the cultural and environmental fundam... Read More about Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East..

Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. (2018)
Journal Article
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. Journal of contemporary urban affairs [online], 2(3), pages 122-136. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2018.4727

Museums are nowadays among the most popular projects for the public, the concept of thermal comfort in museums is often treated after the realization. Even if in the design, the architect shows a particular intention to work with daylight which is co... Read More about Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology..

Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. (2018)
Journal Article
ZIANI, A., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 289-300. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944

This research explores the authentic luminous ambiences that characterized the medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen in Algeria. These atmospheres have been profoundly altered due to the different rearrangements that have affected this building. Based on h... Read More about Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie..

Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. (2018)
Journal Article
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and ATTAR, A. 2018. Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 571-584. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980

The present work aims to demonstrate that a topological characterization of architectural space would amount to a presence and a participation of sound. In other words, the sound, itself and similarly to the human body, will be able to generate new s... Read More about Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space..