People

Dr Konstantina Vasilakopoulou

Research Associate
Enabling Built Environments Program
Publications:
Book Chapters

Vasilakopoulou K; Kolokotsa D; Santamouris M, 2013, 'The contribution of bioclimatic architecture in the improvement of outdoor urban spaces', in Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications, CRC Press, pp. 623 - 641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b15507

Journal articles

Santamouris M; Paolini R; Haddad S; Synnefa A; Garshasbi S; Hatvani-Kovacs G; Gobakis K; Yenneti K; Vasilakopoulou K; Feng J; Gao K; Papangelis G; Dandou A; Methymaki G; Portalakis P; Tombrou M, 2020, 'Heat mitigation technologies can improve sustainability in cities. An holistic experimental and numerical impact assessment of urban overheating and related heat mitigation strategies on energy consumption, indoor comfort, vulnerability and heat-related mortality and morbidity in cities', Energy and Buildings, vol. 217, pp. 110002 - 110002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110002

Yun GY; Ngarambe J; Duhirwe PN; Ulpiani G; Paolini R; Haddad S; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2020, 'Predicting the magnitude and the characteristics of the urban heat island in coastal cities in the proximity of desert landforms. The case of Sydney', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 709, pp. 136068 - 136068, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136068

Livada I; Synnefa A; Haddad S; Paolini R; Garshasbi S; Osmond P; Ulpiani G; Fiorito F; Vassilakopoulou K; Osmond P; Santamouris M, 2018, 'Time series analysis of ambient air-temperature during the period 1970–2016 over Sydney, Australia', Elsevier Science of The Total Environment, vol. 648, pp. 1627 - 1638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.144

Pisello AL; Saliari M; Vasilakopoulou K; Hadad S; Santamouris M, 2018, 'Facing the urban overheating: Recent developments. Mitigation potential and sensitivity of the main technologies', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wene.294

Santamouris M; Haddad S; Saliari M; Vasilakopoulou K; Synnefa A; Paolini R; Ulpiani G; Garshasbi S; Fiorito F, 2018, 'On the energy impact of urban heat island in Sydney: Climate and energy potential of mitigation technologies', Energy and Buildings, vol. 166, pp. 154 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.007

Synnefa A; Vasilakopoulou K; Kyriakodis GE; Lontorfos V; De Masi RF; Mastrapostoli E; Karlessi T; Santamouris M, 2017, 'Minimizing the energy consumption of low income multiple housing using a holistic approach', Energy and Buildings, vol. 154, pp. 55 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.07.034

Vasilakopoulou K; Kolokotsa D; Santamouris M; Kousis I; Asproulias H; Giannarakis I, 2017, 'Analysis of the experimental performance of light pipes', Energy and Buildings, vol. 151, pp. 242 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.061

Vasilakopoulou K; Synnefa A; Kolokotsa D; Karlessi T; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Performance prediction and design optimisation of an integrated light pipe and artificial lighting system', International Journal of Sustainable Energy, vol. 35, pp. 675 - 685, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2014.932281

Kolokotsa D; Gobakis K; Papantoniou S; Georgatou C; Kampelis N; Kalaitzakis K; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Development of a web based energy management system for University Campuses: The CAMP-IT platform', Energy and Buildings, vol. 123, pp. 119 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.04.038

Ascione F; Bianco N; De Masi RF; Dousi M; Hionidis S; Kaliakos S; Mastrapostoli E; Nomikos M; Santamouris M; Synnefa A; Vanoli GP; Vassilakopoulou K, 2016, 'Design and performance analysis of a zero-energy settlement in Greece', International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctw003

Papanicolas C; Lange MA; Fylaktos N; Montenon A; Kalouris G; Fintikakis N; Fintikaki M; Kolokotsa D; Tsirbas K; Pavlou C; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2015, 'Design, construction and monitoring of a near-zero energy laboratory building in Cyprus', Advances in Building Energy Research, vol. 9, pp. 140 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17512549.2015.1014837

Santamouris M; Gaitani N; Spanou A; Saliari M; Giannopoulou K; Vasilakopoulou K; Kardomateas T, 2012, 'Using cool paving materials to improve microclimate of urban areas - Design realization and results of the flisvos project', Building and Environment, vol. 53, pp. 128 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.01.022

Santamouris M; Xirafi F; Gaitani N; Spanou A; Saliari M; Vassilakopoulou K, 2012, 'Improving the microclimate in a dense urban area using experimental and theoretical techniques - The case of Marousi, Athens', International Journal of Ventilation, vol. 11, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14733315.2012.11683966

Gaitani N; Spanou A; Saliari M; Synnefa A; Vassilakopoulou K; Papadopoulou K; Pavlou K; Santamouris M; Papaioannou M; Lagoudaki A, 2011, 'Improving the microclimate in urban areas: A case study in the centre of Athens', Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, vol. 32, pp. 53 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143624410394518

Conference Papers

Synnefa A; Vasilakopoulou K; Masi RFD; Kyriakodis GE; Londorfos V; Mastrapostoli E; Karlessi T; Santamouris M, 2017, 'Transformation through Renovation: An Energy Efficient Retrofit of an Apartment Building in Athens', in Procedia Engineering, pp. 1003 - 1014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.260

Pavlou K; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2009, 'The impact of several construction elements on the thermal performance of solar chimneys', in International Journal of Ventilation, pp. 277 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14733315.2009.11683852

Reports

Bridge C; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Consumer Factsheet: Designing home environments for people who experience problems with cognition and who display aggressive or self- injurious behaviour. Ed. 2, Home Modifications Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5deef1e78f0a4, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/consumer-factsheets/consumer-factsheet-designing-home-environments-for-people-who-experience-problems-with-cognition-and-who-display-aggressive-or-self-injurious-behaviour-

Bridge C; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Industry Factsheet: Designing home environments for people with problems with cognition who display aggressive or self-injurious behaviour, Ed. 2, Home Modifications Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5dddeafdc0906, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/industry/industry-factsheet-designing-home-environments-for-people-with-problems-with-cognition-who-display-aggressive-or-self-injurious-behaviour-ed-2

Augros R; Dixon I; Partridge L; Oldfield P; Slee B; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Guide to Low Carbon Commercial Buildings – New Build, CRC LCL, Sydney, http://builtbetter.org/node/8177

Bridge C; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Consumer Factsheet: Bidet douche seats, flexible hoses and bidets, Home Modification Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5d1306507d43b, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/consumer-factsheets/consumer-factsheet-bidet-douche-seats-flexible-hoses-and-bidets

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C, 2018, Evidence Based Practice Review: Lighting your Way into Home Modifications, 2nd ed., Home Modifications Information Clearinghouse, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5c249498d91dc, https://www.homemods.info/Download.ashx?File=158a08db6f52022271a4ea6462c49d7&C=31342c3337372c30

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C; Weller K, 2018, Summary Bulletin: Ramps, Home Modification Information Clearinghouse, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, Summary Bulletin, http://dx.doi.org/10.4227/169/5b32fc9d151a4

Santamouris M; Synnefa A; Paolini R; Haddad S; Vasilakopoulou K; Fiorito F; Grashasbi S, 2017, Heat Mitigation Program Western Sydney