Essays about: "Residential Buildings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 318 essays containing the words Residential Buildings.

  1. 1. Reducing the environmental impact of new neighbourhoods during early planning stages using life cycle analysis (LCA) : Towards effective decision support tools for settlements projects

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Pierrick Francois Gervasi; [2022]
    Keywords : district LCA; residential neighbourhood; EPD; Urban Print; urban; modelling; normalization; weighing; planet boundaries.;

    Abstract : Since the first warnings on the limits of planet Earth, 50 years ago, policies havenot been sufficient and fast enough to create a more sustainable world, which is todayillustrated by climate change, an increase in resource scarcity, and tremendousbiodiversity loss. Cities have been playing an important role in those environmentalconsequences, today accounting for 60% of greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  3. 3. House of waste : Implementing Disposable Products In Swedish Architecture

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Caroline Babamov; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable architecture; sweden; disposable products; implementing waste; methods;

    Abstract : It is stated that Sweden is the leading country for the European Union when it comes to recycling and sorting. However, tonnes of waste are still being deposited to be incinerated instead of being reused or recycled. There are two reasons that are mentioned in this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Architecture of Reuse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Sofia Elldin Mårtensson; [2022]
    Keywords : Återbruk; Reuse; Material reuse; Building component reuse; Reusage; Upcycling; Circular architecture; Cikulär arkitektur; Shearing layers; Lifecycles; Weathering; Design for disassembly; Ombyggnation; Transformation; Adaptive transformation; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Exploring a prolonged life cycle of materials through an adaptive transformation Take, make and waste. Our society is trapped in a linear economic system where we extract raw materials, process them into products and as they have served their purpose they are reduced to waste. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of Electricity Usage Time Series with K-means Clustering

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära

    Author : Göran Iliev; [2022]
    Keywords : electricty usage; office; residential; time series; clustering;

    Abstract : As the amount of collected and analysed data for electricity usage from buildings is increasing it becomes an important component in energy efficiency efforts. A huge problem when developing algorithms fordetection of anomalous electricity usage series is the lack of data setswith annotated normal usage series for training and evaluation purposes. READ MORE