Ongoing PhDs

4th Generation Watertightness

Up to now, three strategies have already been used to manage rain penetration through the building envelope: mass buffering, face-sealed or perfect barrier principle and rainscreen or drained principle.

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Architecture Exhibitions in 'Flanders', 1983-2010

Belgium has never had a national architecture museum or architecture center. At least since the mid-1980s, however, a diffuse landscape emerged of small and mid-sized platforms - organizations as well as gallery spaces - that put architecture on display.

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Beyond the 2050 building stock utopia

Belgium has never had a national architecture museum or architecture center. At least since the mid-1980s, however, a diffuse landscape emerged of small and mid-sized platforms - organizations as well as gallery spaces - that put architecture on display.

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Circular building solutions: a quantification of their environmental and financial impact

With the building sector being a substantial contributor in the European energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, there is a growing awareness of the need to renovate the existing building stock.

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conSolid: a web-based ecosystem for managing distributed building data

Up to now, three strategies have already been used to manage rain penetration through the building envelope: mass buffering, face-sealed or perfect barrier principle and rainscreen or drained principle.

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Holistic performance assessment of demand controlled ventilation concerning VOCs in the indoor environment

The new generation of residential ventilation systems, Demand Controlled Ventilation (DCV) systems, are systems that do not supply the nominal airflow continuously but are controlled by CO2 or humidity sensors in order to save energy.

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Three pathways towards carbon neutrality of existing single-family dwellings: what are the tipping points?

With the building sector being a substantial contributor in the European energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, there is a growing awareness of the need to renovate the existing building stock.

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Transition to Sustainable Building Stock & Transport System for Achieving Energy Efficiency in Growing Cities: A Case Study of Lahore Pakistan

The study is intended to gain insight on approaches towards making building stock energy efficient and along with making the adjacent transport system sustainable in relation the buildings.

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