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      Waste recycling and parametric design: viability and application in emergency temporary buildings and humanitarian assistance  [Presentation]

      Herrera Martín, José Adolfo (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      This paper aims to study three realities: on one side, products from waste and recycling; on the other hand, the use of parametric design defining construction elements; and finally, temporary buildings. The analysis of ...
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      Dynamic daylight simulation: New technics and metrics to study strategies to reduce lighting energy consumption  [Presentation]

      Esquivias Fernández, Paula M.; Moreno-Rangel, David; Fernández Expósito, Manuel (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      After the energy crisis of 1973, the control of the thermal conditions in buildings has exponentially increased and new technologies have been developed forward greater energy efficiency in buildings, including artificial ...
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      Factorial experimental design to analyze the thermal and hidric performance of substrates used in extensive green-roof systems in Mexico  [Presentation]

      García Villalobos, I.; López de Juambelz, Rocío (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      The use of naturation systems (or green-roof systems) provides several externalities, such as public and private benefits both architectural and urban scale, most notably its effect of termic control and stormwater ...
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      Ecological footprint in of dwelling construction in Mexico  [Presentation]

      Larralde, Lucía; González-Vallejo, Patricia; Marrero Meléndez, Madelyn (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      In present day, Mexico has a very important urban development. In a near future buildings will become more important than what they are now. There will be more demand of urban land as it becomes scarcer, and also as the ...
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      Compressed earth blocks, their thermal delay and environmental impact  [Presentation]

      Roux Gutiérrez, Rubén Salvador; Velazquez Lozano, Jesús; Rodríguez Deytz, Homero (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      This communication is the result of research that addresses the issue of blocks of compressed earth (CEB – Compressed Earth Blocks) thermal properties, to corroborate the advantages of this alternative construction ...
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      Ecological footprint in indirect cost of construction  [Presentation]

      Freire Guerrero, Antonio; Marrero Meléndez, Madelyn (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      For the environmental analysis is employed the ecological footprint indicator, which is defined as "the area of ecologically productive land (crops, pastures, forests and aquatic ecosystems) needed to produce the resources ...
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      Ecoinvolucrate in 5Rs. An answer of the architecture and the construction of ecuador for the improvement of environment  [Presentation]

      Pérez Pérez, Marina (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      ECOINVOLUCRATE EN 5Rs is carried on at the Research Center of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Cuenca, in the framework of the PROMETEO Project of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science ...
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      Prefabricated modular straw walls and panels for houses building and building renovation  [Presentation]

      López Altuna, Alejandro; Iborra Lucas, Milagro (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      Straw is compressed with low technology tools into bales, with a density of more than 90 kg/m3 and acquires special properties as a building material by its compactness and insulating capacity. In the last 4 years have ...
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      Influence of daylight in urban design as a tool towards a more sustainable city  [Presentation]

      Fernández Expósito, Manuel; Moreno-Rangel, David; Esquivias Fernández, Paula M. (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      Issues of sunlight and daylighting condition for design of the buildings has had little research and few practical applications among other things, because of the absence of national or local minimum requirements. If we ...
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      Characterization of urban patterns at the neighbourhood scale as an energy parameter. Case study: Castellón de la Plana  [Presentation]

      Braulio Gonzalo, Marta; Ruá Aguilar, M.J.; Bovea Edo, Mª Dolores (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      According to the World Organization Prospects 2014 Revision (United Nations), the population in European cities has reached 73%, and 80% is forecast in forthcoming decades. Therefore, urban areas are large consumers of ...
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      Anthropic impact mitigation throught design strategies: Interdunal wetlands systems associated to the coast case studies  [Presentation]

      López Ortiz, J. (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      The lack of knowledge of the complexity from the natural systems within the city generates an irregular urban development because the cities grow without a coherent planning; those issues develop problems like the ...
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      Sustainable architecture and traditional rural environment: Moratalla (Murcia, Spain)  [Presentation]

      López Sánchez, Pascual A.; Sánchez Medrano, Francisco J. (Universidad de Sevilla. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura., 2015)
      This paper attempts to demonstrate the relationship between sustainability and vernacular architecture, being focused on a specific research carried out in the old part of Moratalla, a town in Murcia (Spain).This study ...
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      Towards the definition of new tools of design and environmental assesments performance in built environment  [Presentation]

      Soust-Verdaguer, Bernardette (2015)
      Sustainability applied to the built environment has been basically understood as a strategy to improve the efficiency. The evolution into ecology closer visions is becoming more intense. The paradigm of regeneration is ...
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      Environmental index of energy consumption in buildings applied to parametric model design  [Presentation]

      Camporeale, Patricia Edith; Czajkowski, Jorge Daniel (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      This work is part of a doctoral thesis about optimization of parametric bioclimatic design. We develop two bioclimatic indexes of heating and cooling for typical winter and summer days respectively, which are optimised by ...
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      Sustainability of luminous lime in architecture  [Presentation]

      Robador González, María Dolores (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      The concept of sustainability today is present in contemporary discourse, both in the intervention in architectural heritage and in new architecture. The application of the term “sustainable” in architecture leads to the ...
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      Rehabilitation of a single-family housing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, using materials made out of recycled waste  [Presentation]

      Caruso, Susana Inés; Yajnes, Marta Edith (2015)
      The purpose of this research is to contribute to the utilization of construction and demolition waste (CDW), while reducing the use of cement and the environmental impact produced by the traditional manufacturing of blocks, ...
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      Lightweight construction material made with gypsum and extruded polystyne waste  [Presentation]

      San-Antonio González, A.; Río Merino, Mercedes Del (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      Approximately 3.2 million tonnes of synthetic polymers are produced in Spain, from which 14.4% come from the construction industry. From all the waste generated from this material, 55% is disposed in landfills, 17% goes ...
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      Transforming waste into resources: quantification of construction and demoliton in Buenos Aires  [Presentation]

      Yajnes, Marta Edith; Trulls, María Daniela; Putruele, María Belén (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      In recent years, intense construction activity worldwide has led to massive environmental degradation, enormous CO² emissions and abuse of our natural resources. The lack of legislation to regulate the negative impact of ...
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      Hydronic cooling of the thermal mass on house dwellings  [Presentation]

      Calderón Castillo, D. C (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      This article features an analysis of the active radiant hydronic system as a thermic mass cooling system of concrete and the time which this cooling process is being made on the sub-humid mild climate temperature (Mexico ...
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      Photocatalytic cement. Pollution reduction and preservation of building coatings  [Presentation]

      Arto Torres, Ignacio (Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas I, 2015)
      The environmental awareness of the promoters is one of the fundamental pieces to enable the sustainable development of our cities and it is also a vital work of the technicians involved in the building process to encourage ...