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Life cycle assessment of Integra House: a case study of modern methods of construction using truss technology. (2021)
Working Paper
VICTORIA, M.F., DEVECI, G., MUSAU, F. and CLUBB, M. 2021. Life cycle assessment of Integra House: a case study of modern methods of construction using truss technology. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1380178

Increasing demand for housing is one of the biggest challenges facing the world. Affordable housing is a key priority of the UK government in addressing this challenge, which calls for innovative constructions to address the issue of fuel poverty at... Read More about Life cycle assessment of Integra House: a case study of modern methods of construction using truss technology..

This is Integra House. (2019)
Digital Artefact
DEVECI, G. 2019. This is Integra House. [Video recording]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://youtu.be/stRPCGTybh0

Professor Gokay Deveci, architect of Integra House, walks the audience through the various innovations found in the design of the new build. He discusses how it could improve the provision of energy-efficient, sustainable and genuinely-affordable hou... Read More about This is Integra House..

Low carbon building design. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
DEVECI, G. 2017. Low carbon building design. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd Passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017), 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB [online], article ID F16, pages 34-35. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf

Forum 16 provides a demonstration of the complexity that faces us when setting out to design Low Carbon Buildings (LCBs). In the 1990s we focussed on energy efficiency in buildings, following the simple design mantras like those embedded in the Passi... Read More about Low carbon building design..

Aviemore: dude, where's my town centre? (2017)
Journal Article
RICE, K., HUGHES, E., LAING, R. and DEVECI, G. 2017. Aviemore: dude, where's my town centre? Architecture and civil engineering: proceedings of the 5th International architecture and civil engineering annual conference (ACE 2017), 8-9 May 2017, Singapore [online], article 120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5176/2301-394X_ACE17.120

This paper concerns the development of Aviemore, a village in the Highlands of Scotland, and the importance of considering a lost 'town centre'. Aviemore evolved rapidly as an all-year tourism destination in the 1960s and 1970s, mainly through the co... Read More about Aviemore: dude, where's my town centre?.

Impact of design on social interaction within urban residential developments in Scotland. (2016)
Thesis
FARSHIDI, A. 2016. Impact of design on social interaction within urban residential developments in Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Over the last few decades, the emergence of various social problems within the urban neighbourhoods of cities, especially in developed countries such as the UK, has called for further research into the relationship between the built environment and t... Read More about Impact of design on social interaction within urban residential developments in Scotland..

Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy. (2016)
Journal Article
MCCLEAN, D., NOOR, R. and DEVECI, G. 2017. Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy. Charrette [online], 3(1), pages 78-88. Available from: http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00008

Aberdeen presents a unique context for its school of architecture, and a set of conditions that define much of its identity and enquiry. The city's economic base is dominated by the hydrocarbon industry, which generates particular issues of long-term... Read More about Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy..

Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. (2013)
Report
COCKBURN, D., DEVECI, G., DONALDSON, B., GRAY, D., HARRIS, P., LAING, R., MCCLEAN, D., MARTIN, A., OWEN, A. and PRONDZYNSKI, F. V. 2013. Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. [onlone]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/aberdeen-city-centre-regeneration-report

The aim of this discussion paper is to stimulate debate and prompt action regarding the future shape and purpose of Aberdeen's city centre. This paper argues that investment in a thriving and dynamic city centre requires consideration of the city as... Read More about Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre..

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..

From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MUSAU, F. and DEVECI, G. 2011. From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing. In Bodart, M. and Evrard, A. (eds.) Architecture and sustainable development: proceedings of the 27th International conference on passive and low energy architecture (PLEA2011), 13-15 July 2011, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires de Louvain [online], volume 2, pages 261-266. Available from: http://www.plea2011.be/

This paper investigates the challenges of achieving affordable low carbon housing in the context of the Scottish, UK, and Passivhaus Standards. It also investigates the potential for bridging the gaps between set targets and what is happening in real... Read More about From targets to occupied low carbon homes: assessing the challenges of delivering low carbon affordable housing..