Recent publications from the High Performance Architecture Research Cluster

2019

Books

Mat, S. ed., 2019. Cooling Energy Solutions for Buildings and Cities. World Scientific.

Oldfield, P., 2019. The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer. Routledge.

Journal Papers

Samarasinghe, G., Lagisz, M., Santamouris, M., Yenneti, K., Upadhyay, A.K., Suarez, F.D.L.P., Taunk, B. and Nakagawa, S., 2019. A visualized overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on low carbon built environments: An evidence review map. Solar Energy, 186, pp.291-299.

Acero, J. A., Koh, E. J. Y., Li, X., Ruefenacht, L. A., Pignatta, G. and Norford, L. K. (2019) ‘Thermal impact of the orientation and height of vertical greenery on pedestrians in a tropical area’, Building Simulation, vol. 131, p. 455.

Criado-Perez, C., Collins, C. G., Jackson, C. J., Oldfield, P., Pollard, B. and Sanders, K. (2019) ‘Beyond an ‘informed opinion’: evidence-based practice in the built environment’, Architectural Engineering and Design Management, vol. 3533, no. 2014, pp. 1–18.

Garshasbi, S. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Using advanced thermochromic technologies in the built environment: Recent development and potential to decrease the energy consumption and fight urban overheating. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 191, pp.21-32.

He, B.J., Ding, L. and Prasad, D., 2019. Enhancing urban ventilation performance through the development of precinct ventilation zones: A case study based on the Greater Sydney, Australia. Sustainable Cities and Society, 47, p.101472.

Oldfield, P. and Doherty, B. (2019). Offset Cores: Trends, Drivers and Frequency in Tall Buildings. CTBUH Journal. Issue II, pp.40-47.

Wang, J., Meng, Q., Zhang, L., Zhang, Y., He, B.J., Zheng, S. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Impacts of the water absorption capability on the evaporative cooling effect of pervious paving materials. Building and Environment, 151, pp.187-197.

Liu, Z., Liu, Y., He, B.J., Xu, W., Jin, G. and Zhang, X., 2019. Application and suitability analysis of the key technologies in nearly zero energy buildings in China. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 101, pp.329-345.

Qi, J.D., He, B.J., Wang, M., Zhu, J. and Fu, W.C., 2019. Do grey infrastructures always elevate urban temperature? No, utilizing grey infrastructures to mitigate urban heat island effects. Sustainable Cities and Society.

He, B.J., Zhu, J., Zhao, D.X., Gou, Z.H., Qi, J.D. and Wang, J., 2019. Co-benefits approach: Opportunities for implementing sponge city and urban heat island mitigation. Land Use Policy, 86, pp.147-157.

Nazarian, N., Acero, J.A. and Norford, L., 2019. Outdoor thermal comfort autonomy: Performance metrics for climate-conscious urban design. Building and Environment.

Nazarian, N., Dumas, N., Kleissl, J. and Norford, L., 2019. Effectiveness of cool walls on cooling load and urban temperature in a tropical climate. Energy and Buildings, 187, pp.144-162.

Kantamaneni, K., Sudha Rani, N.N.V., Rice, L., Sur, K., Thayaparan, M., Kulatunga, U., Rege, R., Yenneti, K. and Campos, L.C., 2019. A systematic review of coastal vulnerability assessment studies along Andhra Pradesh, India: A critical evaluation of data gathering, risk levels and mitigation strategies. Water, 11(2), p.393.

Konstantinidou, C.A., Lang, W., Papadopoulos, A.M. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Life cycle and life cycle cost implications of integrated phase change materials in office buildings. International Journal of Energy Research, 43(1), pp.150-166.

Niu, J.L. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Announcement of best paper awards of Energy and Buildings published in the period from 1998 to 2017. Energy and Buildings, 185, pp.304-306.

Livada, I., Synnefa, A., Haddad, S., Paolini, R., Garshasbi, S., Ulpiani, G., Fiorito, F., Vassilakopoulou, K., Osmond, P. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Time series analysis of ambient air-temperature during the period 1970–2016 over Sydney, Australia. Science of The Total Environment, 648, pp.1627-1638.

Wang, J., Meng, Q., Zhang, L., Zhang, Y., He, B.J., Zheng, S. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Impacts of the water absorption capability on the evaporative cooling effect of pervious paving materials. Building and Environment, 151, pp.187-197.

Yang, S., Cannavale, A., Prasad, D., Sproul, A. and Fiorito, F., 2019, February. Numerical simulation study of BIPV/T double-skin facade for various climate zones in Australia: Effects on indoor thermal comfort. In Building Simulation (Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 51-67). Tsinghua University Press.

Book Chapters

Afrooz, A., Ding, L. and Pettit, C. (2019). An Immersive 3D Virtual Environment to Support Collaborative learning and Teaching. Computational Planning and Management for Smart Cities. Springer (to appear).

Santamouris, M., Ding, L. and Osmond, P. (2019). Urban heat Island Mitigation. Decarbonising the Built Environment: Charting the Transition. Palgrave Macmillan (to appear).
Policy/Media 
Yenneti, K. (2019) Building cool and ‘climate-smart’ Indian cities, Indian Observer Post

Rahiman, R., Yenneti, K., and Panda, A.  (2019).  Making Indian Cities Energy Smart, TERI-UNSW Policy Brief (New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute)

2018

Books

Santamouris, M. 2018.  Minimizing Energy Consumption, Energy Poverty and Local and Global Climate Change in the Built Environment. Innovating to Zero: Causalities and Impacts in a Zero Concept World, Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States 

Journal Papers

Ascione, F., De Masi, R.F., Santamouris, M., Ruggiero, S. and Vanoli, G.P., 2018. Experimental and numerical evaluations on the energy penalty of reflective roofs during the heating season for Mediterranean climate. Energy, 144, pp.178-199.

Koc, C.B., Osmond, P. and Peters, A., 2018. Evaluating the cooling effects of green infrastructure: A systematic review of methods, indicators and data sources. Solar Energy, 166, pp.486-508.

Koc, C.B., Osmond, P., Peters, A. and Irger, M., 2018. Understanding land surface temperature differences of Local Climate Zones based on airborne remote sensing data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11(8), pp.2724-2730.

Castaldo, V.L., Pisello, A.L., Piselli, C., Fabiani, C., Cotana, F. and Santamouris, M., 2018. How outdoor microclimate mitigation affects building thermal-energy performance: A new design-stage method for energy saving in residential near-zero energy settlements in Italy. Renewable energy, 127, pp.920-935.

Deb, C., Lee, S.E. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Using artificial neural networks to assess HVAC related energy saving in retrofitted office buildings. Solar Energy, 163, pp.32-44.

Fox, J., Osmond, P. and Peters, A., 2018. The Effect of Building Facades on Outdoor Microclimate—Reflectance Recovery from Terrestrial Multispectral Images Using a Robust Empirical Line Method. Climate, 6(3), p.56.

Gusheh, M. and Oldfield, P., 2018. Essay: System, Ambience, Translation. A+ U-ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM, (576), pp.88-91.

Hadi, Y., Heath, T. and Oldfield, P., 2018. Gardens in the sky: Emotional experiences in the communal spaces at height in the Pinnacle@ Duxton, Singapore. Emotion, Space and Society, 28, pp.104-113.

Hammad, A.W., Akbarnezhad, A. and Oldfield, P., 2018. Optimising embodied carbon and U-value in load bearing walls: A mathematical bi-objective mixed integer programming approach. Energy and Buildings, 174, pp.657-671.

Karatasou, S., Laskari, M. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Determinants of high electricity use and high energy consumption for space and water heating in European social housing: Socio-demographic and building characteristics. Energy and Buildings, 170, pp.107-114.

Karatasou, S. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Multifractal analysis of high-frequency temperature time series in the urban environment. Climate, 6(2), p.50.

Kolokotsa, D.D., Giannariakis, G., Gobakis, K., Giannarakis, G., Synnefa, A. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Cool roofs and cool pavements application in Acharnes, Greece. Sustainable cities and society, 37, pp.466-474.

Konstantinidou, C.A., Lang, W., Papadopoulos, A.M. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Life cycle and life cycle cost implications of integrated phase change materials in office buildings. International Journal of Energy Research, 43(1), pp.150-166.

Livada, I., Synnefa, A., Haddad, S., Paolini, R., Garshasbi, S., Ulpiani, G., Fiorito, F., Vassilakopoulou, K., Osmond, P. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Time series analysis of ambient air-temperature during the period 1970–2016 over Sydney, Australia. Science of The Total Environment, 648, pp.1627-1638.

Lontorfos, V., Efthymiou, C. and Santamouris, M., 2018. On the time varying mitigation performance of reflective geoengineering technologies in cities. Renewable energy, 115, pp.926-930.

Mavrakou, T., Polydoros, A., Cartalis, C. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Recognition of thermal hot and cold spots in urban areas in support of mitigation plans to counteract overheating: Application for Athens. Climate, 6(1), p.16.

Santos Nouri, A., Costa, J., Santamouris, M. and Matzarakis, A., 2018. Approaches to outdoor thermal comfort thresholds through public space design: A review. Atmosphere, 9(3), p.108.

Pantazaras, A., Santamouris, M., Lee, S.E. and Assimakopoulos, M.N., 2018. A decision tool to balance indoor air quality and energy consumption: A case study. Energy and Buildings, 165, pp.246-258.

Paolini, R., Borroni, D., Pedeferri, M. and Diamanti, M.V., 2018. Self-cleaning building materials: The multifaceted effects of titanium dioxide. Construction and Building Materials, 182, pp.126-133.

Pisello, A.L., Saliari, M., Vasilakopoulou, K., Hadad, S. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Facing the urban overheating: Recent developments. Mitigation potential and sensitivity of the main technologies. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, 7(4), p.e294.

Pyrgou, A., Hadjinicolaou, P. and Santamouris, M., 2018. 'Enhanced near-surface ozone under heatwave conditions in a Mediterranean island', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-27590-z

Pyrgou, A. and Santamouris, M., 2018. Increasing probability of heat-related mortality in a Mediterranean city due to urban warming. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(8), p.1571.

Sanchez, A., Heijden, J. and Osmond, P., 2018. The city politics of an urban age: urban resilience conceptualisations and policies. Palgrave Communications, 4(1), p.25.

Santamouris, M., Haddad, S., Saliari, M., Vasilakopoulou, K., Synnefa, A., Paolini, R., Ulpiani, G., Garshasbi, S. and Fiorito, F., 2018. On the energy impact of urban heat island in Sydney: Climate and energy potential of mitigation technologies. Energy and Buildings, 166, pp.154-164.

Upadhyay, A.K., 2018. Climate information for building designers: a graphical approach. Architectural Science Review, 61(1-2), pp.58-67.

Wilkinson, S. and Osmond, P., 2018. Building Resilience in Urban Settlements. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, 36(4), pp.334-336.

Yang, J., Pyrgou, A., Chong, A., Santamouris, M., Kolokotsa, D. and Lee, S.E., 2018. Green and cool roofs’ urban heat island mitigation potential in tropical climate. Solar Energy, 173, pp.597-609.

Yang, J., Pantazaras, A., Chaturvedi, K.A., Chandran, A.K., Santamouris, M., Lee, S.E. and Tham, K.W., 2018. Comparison of different occupancy counting methods for single system-single zone applications. Energy and Buildings, 172, pp.221-234.

Yenneti, K. and Kasamsetty, K., 2018, Building integrated solar technologies for a city`s best. Energy Manager 10, 6-12.

Reports

Claudio-Perez, C., Pollard, B., Oldfield, P., Collins, C. G., Jackson, C. and Sanders, K., 2018. Building better decisions: Why good evidence is used (and ignored) in the Built Environment sector. CRC for Low Carbon Living. 

Ding, L., Upadhyay, A. K., Samaratunga, M., Munsami, K., Qi, J., Bishop, K. and Prasad, D., 2018. Validating and Improving the BASIX Energy Assessment Tool for Low-Carbon Dwellings. CRC for Low Carbon Living.

Lagisz, M., Samarasingh, G., Nakagawa, S., Upadhyay, A. K., De La Peña Suarez, F. and Twomey, P., 2018. Do green-rated office buildings save operational energy? Rapid review of comparative evidence. CRC for Low Carbon Living.

Santamouris, M., Ban-Weiss, G., Osmond, P., Paolini, R., Synnefa, A., Cartalis, C., Muscio, A., Zinzi, M., Morakinyo, T.E., Ng, E. and Tan, Z., 2018. Progress in urban greenery mitigation science–assessment methodologies advanced technologies and impact on cities. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 24(8), pp.638-671.

Artopoulos, G., Pignatta, G. and Santamouris, M., 2018. From the Sum of Near-Zero Energy Buildings to the Whole of a Near-Zero Energy Housing Settlement: The Role of Communal Spaces in Performance-Driven Design. Architecture_MPS.

Santamouris, M. and Feng, J., 2018. Recent progress in daytime radiative cooling: Is it the air conditioner of the future?. Buildings, 8(12), p.168.

Wang, J., Meng, Q., Zhang, L., Zhang, Y., He, B.J., Zheng, S. and Santamouris, M., 2019. Impacts of the water absorption capability on the evaporative cooling effect of pervious paving materials. Building and Environment, 151, pp.187-197.

Prasad, D., Ding, L., Yenneti, K., Craft, W., Fox, J., Fan, H., Sanchez, A., Li, X., et al, 2018. Guidelines for Sustainable Cities and Communities in China. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Policy/Media 

Oldfield, P., 2018.  What would a heat proof city look like? The Guardian August 15