UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


Past dissertations

These dissertations were completed as part of UCL's Environmental Design and Engineering MSc programme.

2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

2017 Built Environment MSc

Alfredo Munoz-Burgos

Electrochemical Energy Storage within the UK Energy Market

Ana Karen Hernandez Garcia

Circular Buildings in urban regeneration areas, an approach towards low-carbon cities. Case study: Old Oak and Park Royal common regeneration

Asanka Ehalape Gamage

Comparison of actual performance of naturally ventilated school classrooms in maintaining thermal comfort and indoor air quality with simulation predictions: A case study from a school in Suffolk

Bo Yuan

Evaluation of Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality Performance of Low Carbon Office Buildings: A Case Study on Office Building in the UK

Cazzato Marina

The value of Soft Landings

Chen Yan

The long term cost of underperforming building fabrics

Chia-ying Su

Does a Side Window Enhance Visitors’ Experience

Choon Han Kuek

Investigation of operational factors on mixed mode ventilation system that influences energy consumption. A case study on Advanced Engineering Building at The University of Queensland, Australia.

Chris Wong

Acoustic Design for Chamber Music through Iterative Digital Simulation and Subjective Analysis

Chrystall Thomas

Impact of active living walls on the air quality in a well certified office meeting room: a pilot study

Cynthia Souaid

Post-occupancy Evaluation of a Recently Retrofitted Higher Education Building in Central London

Diana Avalos Gil

An assessment of the health impacts arising from pm2.5 exposure in low-income housing in mexico. A case study of Ecocasa development

Didier Curet

Reversible Retrofit - Design for deconstruction applied to solid brick wall thermal insulation

Dieuwertje Kingma

Wellbeing in the workplace: Understanding the relation between the subjective wellbeing of occupants and an objective WELL Building Standard based assessment in an open-plan central London office.

Fahriye Kubra Doguc Tatar

Reducing the Operational Energy Demand of an Office Building in Central London through Building Fabric Upgrade

Foo Chek Han Jansen

Seeing is Believing, or is it?: An assessment of the influence of interior finish characteristics on thermal comfort perception at a University campus in a temperate climate

Foteini Lenta

Open Space Assessment: Evaluation of outdoor thermal comfort indices within Grasshopper’s environmental plug-ins

Georgia-Aspasia Skorletou

Building (mis)Information Modelling_Building Object Models (BOMs)

Ibrahim Khalil Umar

Sustainable Development Goals and Energy Planning in Emerging Economies

Jaime Valero Montesa

Investigating the complexity of certifying an existing floor office building to a WELL Standard compliant from anMEP perspective: a case study of an office building in central Bristol, UK

Jiaying Weng

An optimised methodology for building energy simulation calibration

Jin Yan

Guidelines for converting Revit models to EnergyPlus models by gbXML

Jing Yan

Exploring the Causes of the Performance Gap in Educational Buildings – A Case Study Approach

Junyu Wang

The impact of potential factors on the unintended consequences of the Green Deal -- policy analysis and a case study

Kristi Kirk

Exploring the climatic and latitudinal impact on daylight design in classrooms

Lyu Junpeng

Risk of mould growth: an assessment of the most important factors promoting the development of mould in buildings

Marcela Larrain Chaux

Thermal Perception in a Co-housing project for Older Women and the relationship with Sleep Quality

Mariana-Marina Dimitropoulou

The impact of sensing and improved building control to thermal comfort and effective use of energy

Meita Aznira

Integration of LED Lighting into Energy & Facility Management Systems

Mohamed Ridhwan Bin Mohamed Omar

Evaluation of Battery Energy Storage in Residential Buildings with Solar Photovoltaics

Pu Gong

Building-level Energy Consumption Forecasting Using Machine Learning Algorithms

Rocio Zuloaga

Assessment of the Chilean thermal regulation regarding humidity

Salem Qunsol

Energy and Water Nexus in Jordan

Selman Sevindik

Circular economy and eco-innovation solutions for low-carbon buildings in Turkey 

Seyma Atik

The Development of An Energy Performance-Focussed Green Building Assessment System: A Proposal for Turkey

Shihan Gong

Predicted vs. actual energy performance of schools: comparisons between two case studies in the UK with different ventilation strategies

Shiyu Liu

Energy implications arising from the application of the WELL Building Standard criteria to a typical UK office building

Shuo Chen

A Review of the Acausal Language - Modelica and the Comparative Evaluation of the Modelling Process and Accuracy against IES

Si Luo 

Analysis of potential optimization of sustainable energy systems for traditional residential houses in UK and China : two cases in London and Beijing

Sochima Onyenemelu

Quantifying the qualitative impact of commercial office design on occupant productivity and organisational performance: A central London case study

Tristan Frazer

Future Options for UK Heat Networks: A feasibility study for low carbon heat networks using heat pumps to utilise waste heat from data centres.

Wing-Yan Wong

Identification of industrial symbiosis opportunity in urban mixed-used areas. Case study: Borough of Sutton (London)

Xiaopingrong Zhang

Exploring the Relationship Between Energy Efficiency Intervention and Indoor Radon Concentration

Xiaowei Zheng

Variations in Indoor/Outdoor Ratios of PM2.5 Concentrations in London during Summer Months

Xinru Liu

Assessing and Optimising the Indoor Environment and Energy Performance of a Library Archive in Wickford, UK: A Case Study

Yarong Tang

Indoor Air Quality Monitoring and Thermal Comfort Investigation in an office based in London

2016 Built Environment MSc

Alexios Koufakis

Longitudinal assessment of the energy performance gap in non-domestic buildings:A secondary school case study in London

Alkyoni Papasifaki

Multi Objective Optimisation analysis of non-domestic building retrofit strategies in the UK under climate change uncertainty:A Passivhaus case study approach

Amalia Vranaki

Parametric Design and Performance Analysis: A Case Study Focusing on Data Integrity

Andrew Komarnycky

Optimisation of the Urban Form in a Hot Mediterranean Climate

Anggie Amalia

Forward-Backward mapping in assessing drivers, barriers, and policy uptake for energy efficiency in commercial buildings

Anna Tsoumi

A multi objective and multi criteria decision makingframework for the selection of optimum energy retrofitstrategies: a non-domestic study

Antonietta Canta

Effectiveness and impacts of low-cost strategies versus high-cost strategies in the mitigation of summer overheating in an existing naturally conditioned office building in Central London. Pre- and post-intervention overheating assessment using IES-VE Dynamic Simulation Modelling.

Ben Sewell

Performance of Thermochromic Glazing across UK & USA Residential Buildings Types

Chaonan Chen

Occupants perceived comfort levels in Passivhaus primary schools’ classrooms during summer and possible improvements by window design

Cinthia Espino Castillo

An interoperability study between Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Building Energy Modelling (BEM): Integrating Autodesk Revit and IES<VE>

Dario Arevalo Torres

Investigating the impact of agile working on use of space, comfort, satisfaction and productivity in offices: a case study in aprofessional services office building, UCL Bidborough House

Dillon Bettac

The use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Energy Performance Certification. A comparative analysis of BIM-integrated and traditional energy modelling

Dominic Rassool

An analysis of uptake of air source heat pumps on the isle of man

Ee Huai Lim

Applying Solar-powered Liquid Desiccant Cooling Techniques with Thermal Energy Storage to Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climates: A Case Study in Singapore

Elsa Mullin

Empirical Validation of Thermodynamic Energy Modelling Tools for DoubleSkin Facades; A Case Study

Francesca Taccaliti

Advanced building simulation for calibration and optimisation

Giulia Mori

Selection of external wall insulation systems for domestic refurbishment in a UK climate, considering: lifecycle carbon, energy and costs

Huimin He

Thermal bridge early prevention: A case study of asocial housing building in North London

James D Bray

Understanding Where Energy Efficiency Retrofit Fits Intothe Cognitive Decision Making Process of Homeownerswhilst Undertaking Home Renovation Works

Jee Hoon Lee

Consideration of the optimum insulation thickness in internal wall insulation for solid wall retrofits, taking into account the energy savings, condensation and mould growth risks at the junctions, and embodied impact

Juan Alvarez

Implementation of passive measures for the reduction of energy consumption of office buildings in Bogota, Colombia.

Kanchanok Suwanchote

Optimising acoustic conditions in a naturally ventilated lecture theatre

Keshu Qian

Low Temperature District Heating Optimisations in UK with Case Studies and Guidelines Evaluations

Kim Sparks

An evaluation of overheating risks and air quality in a passivhaus primary school

Konstantinos Charalampidis

Assessing the power demand and the benefits of a distributed PV-battery system with a DC micro-grid in London University halls

Kuan Wang

BIM energy modelling impact for mass retrofit application

Luisa Scambia

With regards to energy modelling: how does student’s knowledge compare with industry expectations?

Lysimachi Iliadi

Evaluation of the thermophysical performance of a non-domestic existing building, pre and post-retrofit compared with design predictions to assess the existence of a performance gap: A case study at the "Central House" Office Building, part of the UCL Faculty of the Built Environment.

Mariana Maisterrena Llaguno

How can a 1960s Building Conversion offer the benefits of a Victorian terrace and the flexibility of a free plan?

Marie Chaize

Classroom summer overheating risk assessment in a UK passivhaus school building under the current and future climate

Mariel Garcia Salinas

Energy consumption in prisons related to design factors

Martha Voulakidou

Design optimisation of an archive storage facility: Acase study for an archive warehouse in Wickford, UK

Mary Lozada Del Valle

Exploring ways to improve the Energy Institute’s Energy Barometer in order to enhance dialogue between industry and government through a Case Study regarding the UK’s Future Energy Scenarios

Michael Fortune

A feasibility study to determine if EPC energy modelling input/outputdata can be appropriated to generate an operational energy performanceestimate for non-domestic buildings in the UK’’

Mikel Monclus Bazanbide

Upgrading Barcelona's rooftops: Evaluating options for improving Barcelona’s residential flat roofs: Energy, Carbon and Cost

Nicole Ignacio

 Towards A Resilient Energy System in Leyte, Philippines: An Investigation of the Current and Future EnergyUse and Supply

Nor Azizah Talkis

Occupants’ perception of a Passivhaus primary school in the UK within the context of indoor environmental condition and spatial design

Po Pang

A Procedure for Checking DesignBuilder/EnergyPlus Models

Rafael Guerra Proano

Daylight and energy consumption multi-objective façade design optimisation:22 Gordon Street Case Study former Wates House

Riza Sutanto

Investigating Thermal Autonomy

Stefanos Papathanasopoulos

Life Cycle Cost and Carbon Footprint performance ofmodern construction methods.A multi-objective optimisation approach for UK dwellings

Tariq Al Khaldi

For properties in lower layer super output areas who’s IMD ranking sits within the median for Brighton and Hove, has the price paid (07/2011 - Present) been directly proportional to the most recently attained EPC Value?

Thomas Pierk

The evaluation of vapour pressure in order to assess the risk of mould growth of buildings in the UK

Xinyue Zhang

An evaluation of energy performance of different HVAC systems in refurbished Passivhaus in London with IES and PHPP

Yuanyi Wei

Overheating investigation in Central House computer cluster through subjective and objective analysis

Yudan Liu

The Impact of Indoor Environment Changes on Quality of Sleep

Yulim Lee

An assessment for risk of tuberculosistransmission in educational building, London

Zhenghao Guo

Investigation on thermal discomfort and air draughts in transitional spaces: A Case Study on Three Lobbies of University Buildings at UCL, UK

2015 Built Environment MSc

Afaf Azzouz

Impact Of Simulation-Based Life Cycle Carbon- And Energy-Saving Measures On Influencing Early-Stage Office Buiilding Design In Northern European Temperate Climates

Aidana Batpanova

Energy Saving Potential of a Typical Five-Storey Apartment Block in Astana, Kazakhstan

Alexandros Kazantzis

Analysis of the discrepancies between actual and designed performance of a new-build house in Southampton using thermal modelling

Andreas Alygizos

Evaluation of Environmental design plugins developed for parametric modelling with Rhinoceros/Grasshopper

Angelos Kokkalis

Low – Energy Cooling and Ventilation System using Phase Change Materials (PCM)

Caterina Mangia

Assessing sustainability of University fit-out projects through Ska rating. A Gold Ska award case study in UCL Campus

Chrysoula Gkounidou

Seasonal Operational Performance Of A PCM Based Free Cooling System With Mechanical Ventilation A Case Study In A Primary School In London

Cresentia Hadiputri

Adaptation Of Construction Waste Management Best Practice In The United Kingdom For Sustainable Construction In Indonesia

Daniel Rodriguez

The Effectiveness Of Passive Retrofit Strategies To Reduce Summer Overheating In A Natural Ventilated Office Located In Central London And Their Resilience To A Possible Future Warmer Climate. A Case Study Of A Pre-War Factory Converted Into An Office

Danila Buontempo

Opportunities and barriers to the use of recycled aggregates: The Case of Malta

David Opoku

The Environmental Footprint Of The Construction Sector In Rapidly Urbanizing Populations Using Ghana As A Case Study

 David Urtubia Abarca

 Design Process Of Curved Sound Diffusers To Increase The Speech Intelligibility Based On Digital Optimization

Emine Nokay

Occupancy And Occupant Behaviour Impact On Indoor Air Temperature And Energy Demand Via Simulations

Federica Sodano

Impact assessment of wall insulation strategies in typical UK solid masonry wall constructions pre 1945 (Mid-terrace and semidetached houses); embodied energy and carbon levels versus achieved savings, individuation of an optimal scenario; how location and climate change can affect the results

Gabriella Scott

Bridging the gap between the demand and supply of low carbon and renewable energy in non-­‐domestic buildings in sub-­‐Saharan Africa A focus on Solar Energy in South West Nigeria

Georgios Koronaios

Measuring the effectiveness of 3D visualization in the decision-making process

Giuseppe Pisani

Evaluation And Critical Analysis Of Existing Rules Of Thumb In Natural Ventilation

Ines Idzikowski Perez

Temperature and Productivity in Freerunning Office Buildings: A Case Study in Central London

 Jyotsna Sudev

 Using rammed earth as an alternative wall construction material for UK dwellings

Konstantina Skiada

Façade Design Optimisation: Comparative Study Between IES-VE & DesignBuilder

Laura Sastre

Sustainability Assessment Of A NovelAerogel Plaster Insulation System For SolidWalls In The UK

 Lei Zhu

 Life Cycle Assessment Tool For Flooring Materials In Office Buildings: Environmental Product Declaration

Lewis Macleod

Understanding Modelling Uncertainty in Design Contexts: A Case Study

Liliana Cruz Deandar

Multi-Objective Optimisation Process For Façades: A Case Study For A Library Building In Monterrey, Mex

Lingyue Kong

Optimizing atrium design: a case study of the
Zhaowuda Hotel in the continental steppe climate of China.

Lorelia Le Gouvello

 Integrating Renewable Energy in Islands;
Corsica as a case study

Lucas Van Laack

 Dynamic Solar Architecture At High Latitudes, A Case Study For The Planned Life Science Building From The University In Oslo, Norway

Maria Jose Martinez Gertner

Wellbeing, environmental satisfaction and reported productivity in the workplace: changing from an allocated seating layout to hot-desking in a central London office

Maria Papantoni

Comparison Of Natural Ventilation Assessment Tools With Emphasis On Optivent

Paul French

Future scenarios for a decarbonised grid electric system and their implications for building emissions

 Peipei Wang

 A Feasibility Study On A Low-Temperature Waste- Heat Utilisation System: Organic-Rankine-Cycle Power Generation And Further Waste-Heat Reuse

Ramkumar Joshi

Retrofitting Hard-to-Treat homes in London: Implications for Residents, Investors and the Government

Ranjeet Bhalerao

Constraint-based optimization of passive & active measures for a small-scale IT-Office Building in India to achieve specific energy performance and cost targets

Richard Lake

Lighting Retrofit as a Financial Investment

Rodrigo Narvaez Sotomayor

Impact Of The New Chilean Air-Tightness Regulation OnIndoor Air Quality In Dwellings With Inefficient Heating Sources

Simona Vasinton

 Multi Objective Optimisation for the minimisation of Life Cycle Carbon Footprint and Life Cycle Cost using NSGA II: A Refurbished High-Rise Residential Building Case Study

Soma Chandra

Creating Supportive Built Environment For Dementia And Ageing In A Multi-Speciality Hospital In India: Lessons From ‘Best Practices And Recommendations’ On Care Facilities

Su Lee

Development of optimised design guidelines to enhance indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in inpatient rooms through a comparative study of
building rating systems

Theeraporn Premchaiswadi

The environmental impact of solid wall insulation for the retrofit of existing UK dwellings: The choice of insulation materials, systems and installation procedure

Vasiliki Kontopoulou

Energy performance gap assessment and Post Occupancy Evaluation of the recently retrofitted UCL Cruciform Library

Vasiliki Kourgiozou

A multi-method evaluation of thermal upgrade and energy savings of a pre-1919 building with suspended timber floor

Veronica Fredes Banados

Overheating assessment of new apartments built under the current Chilean Thermal Regulations

 Wang Xiang

 Assessing the impact of urban morphology on summer cooling energy demand in a London office

 Xuyang Zhong

A performance evaluation of mixed-mode ventilation incorporating an optimal control at One Brighton

Yanni Li

Built Environment and Tuberculosis Transmission in Dwellings in London

 Yechen Yu

 Evaluation of gaps between SAP, thermal modelling and real performance of UK new domestic dwellings: A case study in Southampton

Yeyang Sang

Comparison of design-stage simulation with POE data, and the importance of visualization in evaluating the performance gap

Yifu Feng

A Comparative Building Performance Assessment of Hybrid and Mechanical Ventilation Systems: A Case Study of Two Office Buildings at University College London

 Ying Zhu

 The Performance Gap in the Residential Sector: Passfield Drive Case Study

Yubin Luo

Potential Possibility of Shoebox Modelling Representing Energy-efficient building Initial Design

Yunok Choi

Retrofit London’s Social Housing To Zero Carbon Dwelling Using IES VE

2014 Built Environment MSc

Alessandro Baldini

Thermal Performance and Occupants’ Comfort in Modern Mountain Huts Case Study: New Monte Rosa Hut

Alex Zardis

Community Engagement in the Effective Provision of Rainwater Harvesting Systems for Rural Communities: A Case Study in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico

Anastasia Gkika

Evaluating Improvements of the Building Fabric for Minimizing Energy Demand of Dwellings in Mediterranean Climate: A Case Study in Greece

Areti-Maria Makantasi

Adaptation of London's Social Housing to Climate Change through Retrofit: A Holistic Evaluation Approach

Bingyun Liu

Empirical Study: Investigating the Effect of CO2 Concentration on Reported Thermal Comfort and
Perceived Concentration Level

Caiyu Chen

Multi-Objective Assessment of Ventilation Strategies in a Case-Study Dwelling in the Delhi Climate

Carlos Garcia Gonzalo

Introduction of Ground Heat Exchangers Modeling in Simulation Tools for Ground Source Heat Pumps Design

Chenguang Xiong

Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Green Building Strategies for Office Buildings Pursuing LEED Certification in Malaysia

Christopher Caceres Araya

Should Schools Located in Polluted Areas be Naturally Ventilated?: A Case Study from Chile

Constantina Agroti

Summer Thermal Performance of Buildings in a Mediterranean Climate

Constantinos Loucari

Retrofit Solutions for Solid Wall Dwellings in England: The Impact of Uncertainty Upon the Energy Performance Gap

 Eleni Andreou

Should the Passive House Standard Consider the Environmental Impact of Materials as Part of its Standard?

Eleni Vogiatzi

How Robust is Passivhaus Standard in a Future Changing Climate? An Investigation of a Passivhaus Case Study in Five Different UK Locations Under UKCP09 Future Climate Projections

Guan Zhang

Simulative Investigation of Impact of Climate Change on the Loss of Labour Productivity: A Case Study in Cairo, Egypt 

 Halami Mohd Mokhtar

 Construction And Demolition Waste Management (CDWM): A Klang Valley Experience

Ioannis Panairlis

Economic Evaluation of Retrofit Energy-Saving Measures in UK Dwellings: Two Case Studies of ‘Retrofit for the Future’ Houses

Ioannis Papadopoulos

Assessment of Retrofit Interventions through Embodied and Operational Energy: Should the Embodied Energy be Integrated in the Decision-Making Process of Retrofits?

Ioannis Savvopoulos

Comparison Between Actual and Predicted Energy Performance for Old and New Dwellings

Jeong Eun Lee

The Impact of Increased Air-Tightness on the Indoor Air Quality of Domestic Buildings in the UK

Jiannan Luo

Comparative Analysis Between BREEAM International 2013 and Chinese Evaluation Standard for Green Building (ESGB) (GB/T 50378-2006): A Case Study on an Office Building in Qingdao, China

 Kai He

Energy Performance of Conventional Floor by Floor Central Air Conditioning System and Multi-Floor Central Air Conditioning System in High-Rise Office Building

Konstantinos Maragkogiannis

 CFD Analysis of the Energy Saving Coatings Application on Heritage Buildings: The Case Study of Turin

Leonidas Leonidou

Investigation of the Relationship Between Facade Design and Envelope Thermal Transfer for Shopping Malls in the tropics

Leshi Zou

Energy Reduction of the University Laboratory Buildings with Case Study

Mitakshi Sirsi

Investigating the Potential Contribution of Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems Towards Meeting Residential Electricity Demand: New Delhi, India as a Pilot-Model Case Study

Nikiforos Papatheodorou

Monte Carlo-Based Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses Applied to the Retrofitting of a Typical English Mid-Terrace Solid Wall Dwelling

Panagiotis Samaras

A Study for the Appraisal of the Best-Available Method in Shading Optimisation Design

Peter Courtenay

UK Energy-Efficient Retrofitted Housing: Is an 80% Reduction Really Achievable?

Pooja Sannamani

How Does a ‘Zero Carbon’ Building Perform in Reality? Case Study: MyPlace

Quang Anh Dinh

Productivity, Investment And Energy Consumption in a Lean Office Refurbishment and Extension: A Case Study From an Office in Central London

Raj Rabadia

Building Performance Evaluation of a Community Building with Complex Building Services

Ruben Perez Bautista

Building Design and Energy Consumption. Archetype Development of the School Building Stock of Leicester City

Shijie Jin

Building Characteristics and User Behaviour Affecting Energy Consumption in Buildings - The Case Study of One Brighton

Simone Demurtas

The Case for Integrated Design Method: Case Study -The ZNEB Competition Entry

Teeba Almunshi

The Effectiveness of a Competition and Feedback Strategy to Change Behaviour for Reducing Electricity Consumption in an Existing Modern Student Accommodation Building: A Case Study of iQ Shoreditch, London, UK

Thais Godinho

Does LEED Certification Lead to Comfortable and Energy Efficient Buildings? An Analysis of the Design Strategies, Energy Consumption and User Satisfaction of a World Cup Stadium

Themis Mouzouras

Assessing The Performance Of Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) Systems In New Dwellings: A Case Study In Southampton

Wenyue Bian

Evaluating the Performance of MVHR Systems: A Case Study at One Brighton

Xiaofang Xu

The Use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Energy Performance Certificates: A Case Study of SSEES Building

Yue Su

Modeling Study: Reducing Gird Emission Intensity in UK Offices While Keeping Occupants Comfortable

Yun Jing

The Use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Building Energy Certification: A Comparative Analysis of BIM-Integrated and Traditional Energy Modelling

2013 MSc Built Environment

Alexandros Kyrkopoulos

Managing a building performance evaluation program of a residential development during non heating period: a case study from UCL

Avraam Vairaktaris

Cost and carbon benefits of Passivhaus Joint refurbishments of UK's domestic building stock

Beatriz Urbano Papamija

A proposal for low cost, low-income self-build housing in Bogotá, Colombia

Chryssa Thoua

Summertime overheating risk in a 1960s residential tower block in inner London

Deniece Yusun

The Applicability of Passivhaus Standards in Residential Dwellings in Metro Manila, Philippines

Dimitrios Makris-Makridis

Thermal Performance of a straw bale house in Mediterranean climate: a case study from Greece

Eduardo Cid

Post occupancy evaluation: A review of design strategies and occupant's comfort of an office building in Santiago, Chile 

Eleftherios Tsakonas

Energy, thermal and cost evaluation of balcony thermal bridge correction in Athens and London: A case study 

Eleni Papadopoulou

Passivhaus in Temperate vs Mediterranean climates: the Chester Balmore case study from London to Athens 

Erik Jan Straume

Anayzing post-retrofit energy performance against the 2050 criteria:
A case study based on the retrofit for the future program, by the technology strategy board

Esther Borkowski

Overheating in Multi-Residential Buildings: A Case Study from East London

Eunju Park

Evaluation of building regulation standards to reduce residential energy consumption and CO₂ emissions in a typical apartment building in South Korea

Florian Krampe

Robustness and Sustainable Architecture – Built-in redundancies/adaptation strategies to cope with change to extend the life-cycle while using embodied energy more Energy Consumption, Resource Use and Environmental Impacts of Building Reuse and Replacement: A Case Study on a 1960s Domestic Building in Essen, Germany

Fred Labbe

Designing with the sun: Evolutionary algorithm for optimised building design

George Legg

Building Performance implications of Thermal Bridges at intermediate timber floors in Solid Wall construction houses Pre 1919 and their applicability to the Green Deal Initiative.

Georgios Mapentzidis

The Usability of the BIM approach for building energy retrofit: A comparative analysis of BIM-integrated and traditional energy modelling methods.

Gozde Unkaya

The role of Display Energy Certificates in the decision
making and project development process

Huichao Pan

Post occupancy evaluation of atrium operation: case study UCL Paul O'Gorman building

Jisoo Kim

Closing the gap of energy prediction between compliance model and realistic model: Role of modelling tools a commercial building case study

Juliana  Moreira

Parametrisation of low energy housing blocks in Brazil, TAS and Revit, autonomous?

Katie Wallace

CO2 Transcritical Refrigeration in UK Supermarkets and the Adoption of Heat Recovery: A Triple Bottom Line Assessment

Madalina Hanc

Hygrothermal behaviour of internally insulated brick walls under UK climate conditions 

Maria Chatzinota

Evaluating the In-use performance of a combined heat and power district heating energy system: the Centenary Quay case study

Maria Tsemani

Intelligent buildings’ design, from theory to practice.

Monique Fouche

Low-income households: A case study in South Africa. Comparison of the behaviour of owner built dwellings and government subsidy dwellings. Further aspects such as health and energy efficiency will be examined.

Nelly Fonseca Martinez

Solving the black box: Inverse approach for ideal building dynamic behaviour using multi-objective optimization with energyplus

Nuno Correia

Design and operational performance of educational buildings. POE case study of Thomas Deacon Academy with F+P

Olga Koumaditou

Thermal and energy performance evaluation of Nansen village's bungalows in North London

Paola Valencia

Lessons learned from the UK Residential Energy Efficiency Policy and how these can help develop the Chilean approach.

Peng Jiang

Should the UK move to LEED? An analysis of the in-use energy performance of a BREEAM Certified project in London

Sean Purcell

Daylight design in tall buildings

Silvia Zheleva

Enegy performance and LCCA of pre-fab housing

So Hyun

BIM (Building Information Modelling) for sustainable design and construction

Theodora Neroutsou

Lifecycle Costing of Low Energy Housing Refurbishment: A case study of a 7 year retrofit in Chester Road, London

Theodoros Darviris

Investigation of passive measures to mitigate indoor overheating risk following energy efficient retrofit in London mid-terraced dwellings

Vasileios Flegkas

Post Occupancy Energy Evaluation of a high specification office refit in Central London: Case Study of the 7th floor of AirW1 building Generation Investment Management (GIM) Office

Vasiliki Athanasiou

Performance of double skin facades in urban environment: case study 350 Euston Road, London

Yujia Ji

Predicted vs. actual energy performance of laboratory-based university buildings

2012 MSc Built Environment

Ali Sakaoglu

What is the most efficient and economically viable refurbishment method for bringing the bungalows in Nansen village to current standards?

Angela Barreto

Energy efficient design of curtain wall facades for office buildings in the tropics

Athina Konstantinidou

Post occupancy evaluation study: Castle Hill Primary School 

Chayanee Lertsachanant

Construction waste management and opportunity for industrial symbiosis

Chrisoph Waibel

Non-deterministic shape optimisation of wind-cowls by applying simulated annealing and fast fluid dynamics

Duncan Bright

Investigating the importance of the continuous commissioning of non-domestic buildings through a case study of west Suffolk House

Eleni Papadopoulou

Transfer of the One Brighton development to Athens.Assess the thermal performance of the building in a warm, Mediterranean climate.

Elinor Huggett

Overheating risk in night cooled buildings within London's Urban Heat Island

Fernando  García Huidobro Vergara

Vertical vegetation and greywater usage as passive strategies for Chilean high rise residential buildings

Francisco Cisterna Gonzalez

Assessing overheating due to climate change in Santiago De Chile's apartments

Govinda Somani

Energy and Financial analysis of LEED EA1 credit on a commercial building of APMC, Mumbai

Isa Melander

Reducing energy use in shopping centres in Finland; case study in Espoo, Finland

Jiazhen Xu

Identification of Key Parameters Influencing Energy Performance Certificates Predictions :
The Case of UCL Central House

Jonathan Swanton

Combined Heat and Power Feasibility Study

Jose Kovacevic

Cost effective measures to reduce Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions in a Multi functional Building in the Atacama Desert, Chile

Kate Trouw

The Importance of Architectural Design as a Determinant of Energy Consumption in English University Buildings

Kiyo Matsui

The investigation and assessment of CFD turbulence modelling approaches applied to the indoor built environment.

Linghan Xing

The use of Therm to investigate different methods of avoiding thermal bridges in UK low energy homes

Liwei Fang

Estimation on the relationship between indoor environmental quality (thermal comfort and indoor air quality) and sleeping quality in healthy adults in London

Lorenzo Latini

Improving the energy performance of historic buildings. The low-energy retrofit of a XIX century block of flats in Rome.

Luka Oreskovic

Thermal comfort of outdoor public spaces in hot and humid climates: case of Kuala Lumpur

Mansoureh (Souri) Riazi

Effectiveness of Adaptation Strategies to Minimise Overheating in London Houses in Response to Climate Change

Maria Del Pilar Garcia Perez De Arce

Policies to reduce residential energy consumption in Región Metropolitana, Chile by socio-economic status and home type

Marianna Christogianni

Risk Assessment of Thermal Bridging and related Mould Growth in Housing Refurbishment
The Cherry Orchard Estate case study

Matthew Degiorgio

Cost-optimal energy efficiency measures for residential buildings in Malta

Mirko Farnetani

Cost benefits of passivhaus for a UK residential block: Case study Boatemah walk cost optimal measures for reducing energy consumption for new UK residential buildings

Nektarios Gkanis

Life cycle costing framework for evaluating green building rating tools in Malaysia 

Parisa Toloue Hayat Azar

The Impact of Replacement Windows on Heating-Load,Overheating, and Air Quality of Classrooms of Victorian Schools

Sakher Malkawi

Attainable Measures to Improve Energy Performance for Middle Eastern Houses

Sara Lopes Godinho

The building use studies (BUS) questionnaire as a survey tool in the current domestic post-occupancy evaluation context a case study

Sherleen Pang

Statistical Analysis of Operational Energy Efficiency and Building Characteristics of School Buildings in Greater London

Shuhai Zhao

Low Energy Strategies to Reduce Office Buildings Energy Consumption in South East China

Toshihiko Shibuya

Assessment of the impact of climate change on current and future requirements for heating and cooling of office buildings in Japan

Wei Hao

Evaluation of How Phase Change Material Influence the Building Thermal Performance and its Economic Aspect

Xiao Xie

Reduce the discrepancy between predicted and actual building performance in a UK secondary school

Yair Schwartz

Variations in Results of Different Building Energy Simulation Tools, and Their Impact on BREEAM and LEED Ratings: A Case Study

Yang Shi

A comparative study of two naturally ventilated schools in London in terms of indoor air quality

Yunchao Fu

Tuberculosis transmission and the impact of residential building refurbishment in the UK

2011 Built Environment MSc

Akshay Gupta

Life Cycle Carbon Assessment of Energy Retrofit Measures in Existing Schools of London (1870-1970)

Alexander Fraser Marshall

Effects of degradation and climate change on curtain wall air permeability. Case study: a highly energy efficient non-domestic UK building.

Alexandros Chalkias

Are Centralised Heating and DHW systems for UK Residential Blocks leading to low energy consumption in use? Case Study: Granville New Homes

Alexandros Souflias

On Use of CIBSE TM22 to Induce Energy Consumption Analysis in Low Carbon Schools: a Case Study Approach

Allan Palmer

Field testing of an installed Ground Source Heat Pump

Antonia Jansz

Modelling the effects of green and cool roofs on the urban microclimate within the context of projected climate change

Antonio Javier Menendez Ferrer

Case study of cost effective measures to improve thermal comfort in a mid-class apartment building in Valparaiso, Chile

Argyris Oraiopoulos

Investigating the effect of constructing new dwellings in Urban Gardens on the local microclimate:Can Green Roofs offset the effects of "Garden Grabbing"?

Ashutosh Gupta

Investigating the changing role of LEED in driving sustainability of commercial office projects in India: 10 Case studies from New Delhi and Bangalore.

Athina Papakosta

Predicted vs. Actual Energy Performance of Non-Domestic Buildings: A Secondary School Case Study

Christina Papakosta

The Energy Performance of Greek School Buildings: A Case Study from Athens

Christina Stafylaki

London vs. Athens Passivhaus: Transfer of the Ranulf Passivhaus to the Mediterranean Climate

Daniel Farrington

Climate Change, thermal comfort, and data visualisation, a case study approach

Devanthi Gunawardena

Low Carbon Community - An Alternative Energy Strategy

Diana Dina

Moisture movement in breathing walls constructions

Dimitrios Sakipis

Indoor Air Quality in Residential Dwellings in Athens, Greece: investigation of Radon and PM contribution to indoor air concentrations.

Duwaine Edwards

The Use of Solar Energy in Sustainable Food Production

Emmanouela Georgitsi

Barbican under-floor heating comfort and energy

Glykeria Pachiadaki

Summertime Indoor Overheating and Energy Use Assessment of a Newly Constructed Office Building in a Hot Continental Climate

Hadi Ibrahim

Immediate post-move POE of a recently refurbished office building in central London: the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies (BSGS), Central House-UCL. Do the BSGS offices need to be fully air-conditioned in summer?

Harry Pluckrose

Small and Medium-Size Speculative Housebuilders and the Zero Carbon Agenda

Ioanna Karamichailidou

Low Energy Retrofit: The case of a mixed use Edwardian building in West London

Jaeran Kim

Critical Review of the Use of LEED to Produce a Sustainable Building: Based on a Case Study in Korea

Jaime Margaret Bainbridge

Do buildings that are built according to sustainability principles and to a high environmental standard deliver a sustainable living solution to their occupants? A Case Study: One Brighton.

Konstantinos Mastronikolaou

Impact Assessment of Non-regulated Energy on Design Predictions - A Case Study Approach

Leila Samei Khameneh

An Evaluation of Heating and Cooling Energy Reduction Methods for Residential Buildings in Tehran

Maria Andrea Carvajal Parra

Control of relative humidity in dwellings to reduce tubercolosis transmission

Maria De Los Angeles Hevia

Energy Consumption and CO2 Emission Reduction for Space Heating Implementing the SAP Methodology in Chilean Dwellings

Maria-Lida Kounadi

Energy Performance Evaluation of a Low Energy Development: OneBrighton

Marie Venisha Sabrina Ramsamy

Sustainable Housing in Mauritius: A Pattern Book Approach

Marilyn Pisani

Overheating in New School Buildings

Michael Levy

Energy performance and thermal comfort of the Low Energy Victorian House

Mila Durdev

Comparative analysis of performance of Passivhaus and FEES Standard in context of the UK 2016 "Zero Carbon" Target

Nuno Loreto Lyon

Application of IE/IS principles to improve sustainability of winery industry: Case Study of two Chilean Wineries

Panagiotis-Konstantinos Dalapas

Unregulated energy use in schools: Energy assessment of Loxford School of Science & Technology

Raul Alberto Gandarillas Liceaga

Cool Roofs Effect In Mexico

Shengjun Cai

Sensitivity analysis of a ROTEX gas-solar unit, using parametric modeling to investigate optimum usage for a UK low energy home

Soo Youn Cho

Improving Thermal Comfort Condition in South Korea Temporary housing

Susan Venner

Assessment of the refurbishment of a pre-1919 house aiming to achieve an 80% carbon reduction

Telma Regina Sugimoto

Factors Affecting Energy Consumption of the Central London Office Portfolio of a large developer.

Thatta Pringsulaka

Reducing Energy Consumption for Thai Residential Block: Investigation of energy consumption for Retrofit or Rebuild options

Vasiliki Matiaki

Energy efficient refurbishment in the UK domestic housing stock - the impact on energy savings and occupant's health

Viviana Valentini

Proposal of a methodology to assess the risk of Tuberculosis spread in residential buildings

Xingyan Du

The Impact of Display Energy Certificate on Efficient Building Design in Higher Education - Analysis of DEC results to date

Yasmina Taha

Thermal Performance of a Mud Guest House in a Hot Dry Climate: a case study from Egypt

Yimin Zhu

The Low Energy Retrofit: A Case Study of A Dwelling House In London

2010 Built Environment MSc

Abhilash Palakkadan Rajan

An investigation on food waste reduction using aerobic bins and the potential environmental and economical benefits in UK

Alejandra Cortes

Indoor Air Quality in a City Dependent on Wood Fuel as a Primary Energy Source: Temuco, Chile. A Case Study

Andreia Guerra

Can local renewable energy technologies aid the security of electricity supply in Brazil? Case study of jardim guapira and Guapira Country Club

Anthony Kung Chun Ma

The potential for aquifer thermal energy storage in London: A Case Study on the Westway Beacons Development and the Lessons to be Learnt

Antonin Briard

Energy Efficiency Schemes: A Case Study of the London Borough of Camden


Natural ventilation and a noise control in a balcony refurbishment in Madrid

Carolina Galeazzi

The Energy Performance of an iconic example of Brutalist Architecture in : A case study of the Barbican Residential Towers

Carrie Behar

The Peabody Low Energy Retrofit, A Case Study of a Victorian Terraced House in Battersea

Charlie Morris Marsham

Do solar installations affect the value or saleability of domestic properties in Oxford.

Craig Robertson

Design Predicted versus Actual Recorded Energy Use

Efastathios Spyropoulos

Evaluation of a Ground Source Heat Pump installation at a mixed use building

Eleni Chatziioannou

Evaporative Cooling for Athens-Greece, Physical Modelling and Simulations

Elisa Prestia

Low energy refurbishments: process from design to construction

Elizabeth Jayne Juelin Ray

Energy benefits and modelling of a retrofit green roof in London, UK


Identification of the conflicts contained in the literature on school design

Gavin FUNG

Passive House Care Homes, Case Study - Victoria House, Shooters Hill Road, Woolwich, London

George Kyprianides

An Evaluation And Energy Reduction Proposal of A Warehouse - Office Construction In Cyprus: Case Study of a Private Organisation

Georgios Askounis

Passive Downdraught Evaporative Cooling Performance Assessment in School of Slavonic and East European Studies & Adaptation to Mediterranean Climate

Hector Enrique Jaurrieta

Design guidance for low energy social housing in Monterrey, Mexico

Ioanna Mytilinaiou

Evaluation of Solar Power on Mixed Use Buildings in London and Athens

Ioannis Christopoulos

The Thermal and Energy Performance of a Greek College: A Monitoring and Modelling Case Study

Jennifer Love

What can be learned from the process and results of modelling thermal mass in dwellings?

Jung Bond Tse

Feasibility study of Geothermal Piles for the Wilkins Building

Keni Guo

Integrate Renewable Energy Supply into Building Demand Management System

Kostantia Misyri

Determinants of Energy Efficient Building Design in Higher Education

Kyriaki Deliousi

Does sustainable neighbourhood design engender community creation? A case study of Greenwich Millennium Village. From the brief to implementation and everyday life

Lucienne Ellul

Is there a Low Energy way to do Pre-fabricated Temporary Conversions of Heritage homes in Malta?

Marielle Claire Assue

Economic and Environmental Analysis of methods to reduce GHG emissions from hotels in Caribbean: Case study - Barbados

Mel Allwood

The influence of occupant behaviour on the energy performance of low-carbon domestic properties

Michail Kazdaglis

An Integrated Diagnosis and Decision Method for Analysis of Repetitive Thermal Bridges in Multi-Occupancy Residential Buildings

Myrtia Fasouli

Thermal Performance Analysis and Retrofitting Strategies: Brandrams Wharf case study

Nupur Agarwal

Passive Design Strategies to Reduce Air-conditioning Use in Mumbai, India

Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai

London domestic energy consumption in the context of climate change

Sabine Hogenhout

Modelling the urban microclimate: A case study of the Barbican Estate in London

Sanaz Zahedi

A comparative analysis of daylight measurement methods in LEED 2.1, 2.2 & 3 and potential improvement for future assessment, case study of Johnson Controls Headquarter, Glendale

Shady Albert Michael

Design of Learning spaces in higher education.

Sonia Rimankova

UK 2020 emission and renewable energy targets: quantifying contribution of domestic photovoltaic electricity under the Feed-in Tariff policy

Trevor Sweetnam

Building Refurbishment vs. Demolition and Rebuilding: Cost effectiveness per tonne of carbon saved.

Umang Agrawal

Eco industrial parks: a framework for infrastructural planning and architectural design

Xinxin Yu

Energy consumption and behaviour change: A case study in 1-19 Torrington Place

Yijun Song

On the Use of Building Performance Simulation for the Design of Olympic Venues

2009 Built Environment MSc

Adamantia Zisopoulou

Designing Buildings with Reduced Total Lifecycle Energy Consumption. Case Study: Office Building of an Architect

Aidan ParkinsoN

Environmental Noise in Schools

Aikaterini Drakou

Investigation of the Applicability of the Passivhouse Standard in Mediterranean Climates: Special Focus on Greek Climate

Amrita Dasgupta

Roadmap to Zero Carbon Schools: Designing Schools under the DCSF Task Force

Angeliki Kokkini

Can Existing Social Housing in Greece Become Energy Efficient? The Case Study of a Social Housing Complex in Maroussi, Attiki

Antonis Prodromou

The Use of Thermal Mass in UK Schools: Strategies to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change

Ayman El-Hibri

An Evaluation of Carbon Reduction Methods for Residential Buildings in Beirut

Badria Jaffar

Delivering Zero Carbon Schools under the BSF Programme: the Role of the PFI

Christina Zira

A Comparison between Three European Standards for Energy Assessment of Buildings: The Passivhaus Standard, the Standard Assessment Procedure and the Batiment Basse Consommation

Danny Hebden

A Review and Comparison of Design Intentions and Final Occupied Performance within an Educational Building

Davina Rajkomar

Accelerating the Deployment of Renewable Electricity in the UK: Lessons from Abroad

Dia Regka

Ranking Methodology for Evaluating the Probability of Summer Overheating in London´s Dwellings

Eleana Kaloumenou

Evaluating Sustainability in Large Scale Office Developments: the Processes and Impacts of "More London"

Eleni Oikonomou

The Relative Importance of the Urban Heat Island for Overheating in London Dwellings

Georgia Sarantopoulou

Investigating the Creation of a Habitable and Energy Efficient Underground Dwelling: the Case Study of "Snowden II", North Kensington, London, UK.

Graham Maxwell

Typical Effectiveness of Implementing Energy Saving Measures within UK Supermarkets in Relation to Reducing Carbon Emissions and Operational Costs

Greg Jones

Innovate Office: a Working Life…

Greta Caruana Smith

On Use of Architectural Tools for the Energy Efficient Retrofitting of Schools

Hrysoula Helidonaki

Uncertainty in Building Performance Simulations. Empirical Validation in a Naturally Ventilated Office.

Isabel Silva

Heating and Cooling Offices Using Building Integrated Unglazed Solar Collectors: Case Studies in London and Lisbon

James Sanders

Is the Merton Rule an Effective Method of Reducing the Carbon Footprint of UK Building

john Mcloughlin

Simulating Heat Air and Moisture in EnergyPlus

Keni Guo

Integrate Renewable Energy Supply into Building Demand Management System

Kyriaki Koutsou

Potential Problems with Complaying with the Merton Rule: Case Study Granville Centre

Lee Curtis

Energy Efficient Refurbishment of Schools

Lia Chatzidiakou

Overheating and the Use of Air Conditioning in Athens Dwellings

Magdalini Makrodimitri

Energy Efficient Refurbishment of Old Dwellings. The Case of 17 St Agustine´s Road Victorian House

Minal Mulik

Risk Assessment of Natural Ventilation Systems for Summer-time Overheating in UK Schools Using UKCIP02

Nadia Savvopoulou

Harmonies and disharmonies on the acoustic design of small venues for popular music

Neil Ricketts

The Effect of Plant Sizing Using Static or Dynamic Modelling for a Standard UK Office

Pauline Tzachrista

Why is the Actual Operating Energy Use for Low Energy UK Homes Higher than that Designed?

Peter Ranken

Vincent House, Enfield. An Energy Use Assessment of an Electrically Operated Mixed Use Building

Priyanka Arora

Architectural Analysis of Schools: towards a Conceptual Framework for Developing Design Guidelines for School Buildings

Sotirios Ravazoulas

How does the European Union Enforce Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Buildings on Member States: Case Study EPBD in Greece

Tim Knight

Are Small Scale Wind Turbines a Feasible Method for Complying with Government Policy in an Urban Environment: Case Study National Portrait Gallery

Vasileia Chatzinasiou

Indoor Environmental Quality Schools: Overheating and Health

Veronica Ochoa Lopez

Assessing the Possibilities of Attaining Code for Sustainable Homes Energy Requirements for Levels 3 and 4 through Fabric Enhancement Only Based on the Barrat Green House

2008 Built Environment MSc

Ahmed Mahmoud

Environmental Optimisation in New Urban Desert Communities. A Case Study of the Student Housing Units in the New American University in Cairo Campus

Antri Hadjiefstathiou

Opportunities for PV on Public Buildings in Cyprus: Case Study Proposed Design for Paphos City Hall

Ashley Stone

Are we Entering the Trigeneration? The Feasibility of Combined Cooling, heating and Power in the UK

Babis Giannikopoulos

Delivering a Sustainable Future for Offices in Greece in the Context of Climate Change: The Case-Study of a Public Office Building

Bill Leddington-Hill

South Cambridgeshire District Council: A Model for the "Sustainable" office

Cagan Cerkez

Domestic and Commercial Air Conditioning use in Northern Cyprus: A Study on Occupant Use Patterns

Carolina Ferreira

Can the Portuguese National Plan for Energy Efficiency (PNAEE) Reduce CO2 Emissions of Bairro de Alvalade by 60% by 2050?

Christine Demanuele

Investigating the Discrepancy between the Predicted and Actual Energy Performance of Buildings

Deepali Pawar

Green walls: A Design Solution for Cooling Buildings

Erik Moore

Glare Assessment Methodologies and their application to the office environment: A study for the climate of Sydney Australia

Francis Li

Optimum Implementation of Small-Scale Combined Heat and Power Plant in UK Hotel Buildings: A Case Study

George Smaragdis

Mould Growth and Refurbishment of High-Rise Residential Buildings

Ismini Panopoulou

Architecturally Sensitive Retrofitting of solar photo voltaic (PV) cellsto a Residential Block in Greece to Reduce its Carbon Footprint

José Correa

Renewable Energy Potential in Colombia

Jue Chen

Renewable Energy for Sustainable Communities: Case Study Dongtan, China

Maren Seibold

Refurbish or Rebuild? A Review of Existing Housing Stock in Great Britain

Maria Karamitsou

A Naturally Powered Building at a Typical UK River

Maria Nikolaidou

Refurbishment and Summer Overheating in a Victorian House

Marina Laskaris

Analysis of Thermal Comfort in a Complex Atrium under Current and Future Climatic Conditions: Case Study Paul O´Gorman Building, UCL

Meike Borchers

Implementation of the Passive House Standard in UK Housing

Nick Papas

Reducing CO2 Emissions of a Mixed-Use Development in Greece: Case Study of a Private Enterprise

Nikos Vogiatzoglou

The Importance of Embodied and Operational Energy and the Use of Renewable Energy Systems (RES) in the Domestic Sector in Greece: Case Study, Analysis of a Design for a Private Residence in Athens

Petros Tsitnidis

The Introduction of 10% Renewable Energy in Every Building. Possibility or Probability?. Case Study: Granville Plus Community Centre, London, UK

Shaun Fernando

Assessment of the Summertime Thermal Performance of Natural, Mixed-Modal and Mechanical Ventilation Strategies in Newly-Built Schools Under UKCIPO2 Warming Scenarios and the Efficacy of Potential Adaptation Strategies

stella Kamarianaki

The Cost for Achieving Code of Sustainable Homes Level Six. Case Study: Ely Court

Stephanie Gauthier

Assessment Tool for London's Heat Island

Sung-min Hong

Design and Operational Performance of Advanced Naturally Ventilated Buildings

Thaleia Konstantinou

Improved Facades for Office Buildings. Case Study: Wates House

Tom Lakkas

Sustainable Cooling Technique: The State of the Art

Violeta Prado Papadouri

Reduction of Lighting Energy Consumption in Office Buildings through Improved Daylight Design

Vivian Dorizas

Reducing Carbon Emissions in the Greek Hotel Sector: Study Sami Beach Hotel, Kefalonia

Yubo Liu

The Design and Evaluation of Integrated Shading Device for Commercial Building in Different Climates in China

2007 Built Environment MSc

Amo Amodekar

Can the UK produce a community of zero carbon homes for a unit price of £60k?

Angie Bara

Architectural and Environmental Review of Thermo-chromic Cladding. Case Study: Wates House

Anna Mavrogianni

Impact Assessment of climate change on thermal comfort in a naturally ventilated school

Bipin Hemam Singh

Overheating in naturally ventilated secondary schools in England in summer

Carlos Alcalde

Sustainable Sports Stadia: Potential and Strategies for FC Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium

Chris Samouil

The potential for PV’s in Greek Commercial Buildings

Christina Galyfianaki

Insulating thermal window shutters for a Mediterranean climate

Dimitris Korres

The role of BEMS for offices. Case-study: 1-19 Torrington place

Elen Raskou

Sustainability of solid wall external insulation in existing UK housing

Elena Soulti

Design options analysis for a Zero Energy block of flats in Athens, Greece

Ian Hamilton

ERGOMORPHOLOGY: solar and anthropogenic exposed surface energy balance within the built form of the London Urban Environment

Ikumi Fushimi

An investigation into the Personal Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Kostas Apostolakis

Space and water heating in UK multi-residential buildings: Comparison of heating systems and heating design parameters

Leon Tatlock

Feasibility study of low level Photovoltaic Concentration

Maria Pogonidou

Glazed facades. A case-study of the Paul O'Gorman UCL Research Institute by Grimshaw Architects

Mary Mitsopoulou

Calculation of energy for lighting using EN 15193

Nini Zhao

The potential development of building integrated photovoltaics in China

Rashed al Nasa'a

Post occupancy review of comfort conditions at Heelis, Central office building for the National Trust

Rimante Okkels

Post-occupancy evaluation of educational building with downdraught cooling

Sarah Carp

BS ISO EN 14001: 2004 A critical review

Sofia Papadopoulou

Thermal comfort and hypnosis

Tina Liu

Trend of semi-transparent photovoltaics in modern high-rise building design

Tomas Elizalde

A study of the effectiveness of wind catchers and natural ventilation performance within the urban context using computational fluid dynamics

Yan Guo

The assessment of Housing Refurbishment and Renovation Programmes

2006 MSc Built Environment

Andreas Giakoumakis

Estimating annual buildings ground floors heat losses using a one dimensional numerical model

Angeliki Dimitriou

Refurbishment of a Victorian terraced house for energy efficiency

Ben Thomas

An environmental assessment of building integrated wind turbines in the UK

Carolina Caneva-Akle

Evaluation of the potential of solar energy technology in the public library of Medellin, Columbia

Dong Wook (Shin) Shin

The Potential of the Korean Yellow Soil House to Deliver a Healthy and Sustainable Environment

Emlu Schembri

Further opportunities for improving the energy performance of traditional buildings

Emma Kauppaymuthoo

Climate change and heat waves: their implications on care homes in the UK

Gareth Cross

Reducing cooling energy consumption in data centres and critical facilities

Henrietta Lynch

Is Biomass the Answer to Planning Policy Statement 22(PPS22) in London?

Korn Tantiwanit

Benchmarking energy efficiency of office buildings in Bangkok

Lidia Johansen

Environmental assessment of low-energy social housing Boatemah Walk building, Brixton

Marina Kympouri

The impact of solar control in buildings performance focusing on mesh shading systems

Marjan Gholamalipour

Detailed PV cladding design for office refurbishments

Matthew Chantzidakis

Tidal power extraction at Greenhithe

May Georgiou

An environmental guide for selecting wall cladding materials for architects

Michela Mangiarotti

Energy Efficiency in UK Shopping Centres

Miloslava Kavgic

Comparison of the thermal comfort and air quality in two Belgrade theatres with different mechanical ventilation systems

Nick Boid

Cost effectiveness and environmental impact comparison of CHP produced heat versus level of insulation

Nikoletta Dimera

Ground Source Heat Pumps for heating and cooling in Greece

Panos Kakonitis

Designing public spaces for environmental comfort

Pavlos Diamantouros

The energy performance of thermochromic glazing

Peter Mueller

Reassessing Housing Design: Towards delivering the 60% carbon reduction on 2050

Rozi Christodoulaki

Environmental Assessment The Eden Project

Rufy Ruan

Environmental Assessment of Extensive Green Roofs in the UK

Sara Abtahi

Embodied energy of a UK office fit-out

Saryu Vatal

Impacts of change in activity within the home: As assessment of the trend of working from home

Tina Bayerl

Thomas Herzog Representative of sustainable architecture

Vagelis Giouvanos

Optimal cavity wall insulation study for projected climates and energy trends in UK

Yuri SAigo

The Potential of Japanese Designed Fuel Cells for energy supply in UK Dwelling

2005 Built Environment MSc

Achilles Kalogridis

Past, present and future of passive homes in Solar Village 3, Athens (Pefki)

Al Wood

The Potential for Modern Methods of Construction to Provide Affordable Energy Efficient Housing in the UK

Alex Reeve

What price sustainability? The relationship between capital expenditure and environmental impact for a new build office in the UK (BREEAM)

Asimina Chatzimanoli

Evaluation of energy efficient design competition of a public office building in North Greece

Chat Suthammasa

Glass window options for house in Thailand: Energy Performance and life cycle cost analysis (eQUEST)

Elena Arzua-Tourino

Solar control systems in office buildings with large glazed facades in the two major climates of Spain

Juliana Korprasertsri

Air conditioning use in Thai's household, The interrelationship of people, climate and building designs (Thailand)

Kafeel Lodhi

An investigation into HVAC option for an office building in Pakistan (absorption chillers)

Kat Scott

Building integrated solar energy at the scale of a small residential block in the UK

Kevin Katigbak

Assessment of the use of green and reflective roofing on the Urban Heat Island in London

Klimis Katogas

Investigating the possibility of Transparent Insulation Materials as façade elements

Maria Ghiata

Analysis of the embodied and operational energy: Study of a suburban house in Athens, Greece

Mark Plummer

Winter performance of large naturally ventilated offices: Case Study - The Arup Midlands Campus

Ming Tak Matthew Wong

Low energy design for high rise residential buildings in Hong Kong

Nancy Zikri

Variation of carbon costs with dwelling density and feasibility of tall low energy residential buildings in London.

Nikolaos Angelis

Solar chimney design, investigating natural ventilation and cooling in offices with the aid of computer simulation

Penny Gomatou

A study of the feasibility of surface water heat pump systems in office buildings near the Thames

Pratima Washan

Refurbish or redevelop? A sustainability comparison for social housing in Brixton (Angell Town)

Ricardo Muniz Moreira

Renewables go urban: Alternative energy options for low income communities in Rio de Janeiro

Ronald Wai Ho Chan

Modelling the effect of UK energy policy and climate change

Rula Sa'Ad Al-Asir

Passive downdraught evaporative cooling in office building: Jordan

Shadia Rahman

Is the "Environmental Impact Assessment" process an effective method of optimising CO2 emissions for a given development?

Steve Newton

Design of environmental conditions in hospital wards Case Study: 4 Wards in Whittington Hospital London

Xaran Rodriguez Fueyo

Energy efficiency in schools Case Study: Colegio Public de Cabuenes, Asturia (Northern Spain)

Young Ki (Kim) Kim

Night ventilation strategies in Korean apartment units - ventilated apartment and solar chimney

2004 Built Environment MSc

Ana Claudia Martins De Melo

Passive downdraught evaporative cooling (PDEC):Using low income prototype and traditional chimney as case studies in Moura, Portugal

Ayub Pathan

Simplifying ventilation controls in mixed mode offices: A study for hot and dry climatic zones

Celia Sze Man Hsin

Courtyard house with large south facing glazing: an ideal passive solar design of housing for thermal comfort – Milton Keynes Energy World revisited.

Dora Kounavi

Energy efficient cladding: An autonomous solar façade module

Ed Stancliffe

The OCE Dayroom – Room for improvement? A study of thermal comfort and ventilation in the Oxford Centre for Enablement.

Electra Stratigaki

Seawater cooling systems: feasibility study for the Greek island of Mykonos

Giuliano Pairone

Energy efficient building envelope design: The new Ferrari restaurant

Ira Maina

Investigation of the hydrogen economy and study of a production system converting solar energy to hydrogen

Jin Lu

A comparative study of domestic building regulations (England and Wales, and China) and their impacts on energy consumption.

Jon Collinge

A theoretical study into the feasibility of Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP)

Marta Suarez

Integration of Energy Efficiency with Rehabilitation of historic buildings: A case study

Parinaz Mirzaei

Cost vs Benefits of Energy Efficienct Housing in the UK

Raquel Hernandez

Solar absorption cooling

Seema Bedi

Green Design for commercial high rise intensive building type in Mumbai, India

Shelly Comer

Generating solar renewable electricity with existing urban building stock

Sofianos Kriezis

Energy simulation software: Theory and Use

TSsz Yat Hyvan Wong

Interseasonal Underground Thermal Energy storage (UTES) A perfect solution for energy saving.

Viet Do

An approach to sustainable architecture for office buildings in Vietnam

Vishnu Anishetty

Options for sustainable construction in eastern European countries: Romania panel block housing

2003 Built Environment MSc

Alexandra Belonia

Air Quality and Ventilation Strategies in Hospitals in Greece and the UK

Amy Zikri

The Effect of Building Form on Energy Use and Daylight Levels

Ana Serra

The Impact of the Portuguese Building Regulations on Energy Consumption

Byungyun Lee

Building Integrated Photovoltaic / Thermal Hybrid Systems - a comprehensive evaluation of the electricity and useful heat generated where applied to a UK office

Cecilia Eisner

How Green is Women and Health, an environmental assessment of the building

Ching-Hua Yeh

Solar Electrical Generation Combined with CHP System in Domestic Buildings

Danae Kynigou

Experimental Research on Carbon Monoxide Emitted from Joss Sticks

Emma Dewey

Investigations into the Use of Daylight and its Importance to Building Users

Henry Woon

Computational Simulation Analysis of Displacement Ventilation and Static Cooling Systems

Ioannis Kouvidis

Environmental Control and Assessment of the Risk of Condensation in Museums: The case study of the Archaeological Museum of Iraklion

Javier Sanchez Valladares

Energy Consequences for Dual Use Refurbishment: Business and Residential

Kyong Chul Jeong

Parametric Study of Passive Downdraught Cooling for Buildings in an Urban Context

Lenia Pintela

Investigation of mixed mode offices in Greece (Patras)

Manos Xenakis

Passive Solar Systems and Thermal Storage Walls (Trombe-Michel) in Particular

Marcella Ucci

Ventilated Concrete False-ceilings: A novel solution to exploit thermal mass for low-energy cooling of office buildings

Metha Jiamsakul

Effect of Reducing the Building Energy Load from Daylighting in a Tropical Climate

Muna Rizig-Alla

Options for Electricity: Rural and nomadic usage of solar energy in Sudan

Myrto Koliris

The Benefits of Trees and their Potential as Shading Devices in the Office Environment: Case studies in UK and Greece

Talal Elgaily

Insulating the Domestic Sector in Madrid: Carbon dioxide and monetary savings potential

Ying-Wai Kung

Using PCM to Reduce Cooling Loads in UK Offices

2002 Built Environment MSc

Alexandra Matthaiou

The Greek Energy System and the Energy Performance of the Olympic Village in Athens

Anis Abou-Zaki

Understanding the Triangle: Glazed buildings, shadings and Part L2

Anthony Fensome

Insulated from Reality?The policy, practicality and policing of Part L1

Bukky Adegbeyeni

Passive Downdraught Cooling in Non-Domestic buildings: The use of chilled water cooling coils to induce buoyancy driven airflow in the UK

Christos Patronis

Preventive Conservation: Evaluation of the Performance of Protective Glazing Systems at Canterbury Cathedral

Erini Matsouki

Experimental Measurements and Subjective Evaluations of Low Frequency Noise in Multi-Use Buildings

Ifigeneia Farrou

Environmental Conditions and Thermal Comfort in Sports Centres

Isabel Carmona

Environmental Feedback: A case study approach

Mark Janko

Incidental Energy in Buildings: Air movement in liftshafts

Maurice Wong

Study of Three Commercial Kitchens in the Effectiveness of the Ventilation Systems and the Effect on the Internal Environment

Nataly Haw

Impact of Climate Change on Energy Consumption of UK Dwellings

Quinton Pop

Is Nighttime the Right Time for the Lanchester Library?A review of current research into night cooling with a case study from Coventry to Cape Town

Stelios Plainiotis

The Climate and Environmental Strategies in Knossos during the New Palace Period

Taariq Mauthoor

Energy and Construction Costs and Environmental Performance of Naturally Ventilated Bed Units within a Hospital Ward

Yan Ji

Passive Solar Design for Residential Buildings in China

2001 Built Environment MSc

Aurore Julien

Chameleon Facades

Bukola Bolarinde

The Factors Affecting the Energy Consumption of Chilled Ceiling Systems

Carrie Fung

A Review of the BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) as a Design Tool for Energy Efficient Buildings

Christos Gatidis

Airtightness Deterioration in Superinsulated House: Post-occupancy tests; simulation analysis of the different factors that affect energy consumption

Eric David

The Cooling Effect of Vegetation and Water Features on the Urban Microclimate

George Papakostas

European Domestic Window Energy Rating: A short study of its robustness

George Spasis

Building Services Distribution Strategies and Energy Consumption in Offices

Helen Hitiroglou

Has Richard Rogers signed “The Contract” with Nature?

Ivan Chan

Centralised Versus Distributed Air Conditioning: A study of the energy consumption issues

Johanna Knaak

The Potential of Zero Heating Houses in Southern European Countries

Lucy Darkin

Testing the Validity of Fixed Thermal Mass in the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

Michael Colyer

Wind energy conversion systems

Oscar Castro

Energy Consumption in Low-Mid Income Housing Estate in Guadalajara, Mexico

Panayiotis Panayi

Prioritising Energy Investments: The case of the new Cyprus dwelling

Sameer Jain

Simulation Software and the Architectural Design Process

Sandra Herrera-Franchina

Post Demolition - Pre Construction (Energy Issues Associated with the Recovery Process of Building Materials)

Spiridoula Tsimouri

Experimental Measurements and Subjective Evaluations of Noise Levels in Museums

Sung Hong

Hygrothermal Study of Dover Keep

Tony Chan

Urban Heat Island - Case study north London

2000 Built Environment MSc

Aisha Haladu

Passive Downdraught Evaporative Cooling: A review of the current state-of-the-art

Alessandra Sentinelli

Summer Environmental Performance of the Monumental Ensemble of St Agnes in Rome

Alexios Reizis

Cooling and Heating of an Archaeological Museum in Greece

Andri Sofroniou

Heavyweight and Lightweight Structures and their Effect on the Internal Environment: An investigation for buildings in Athens

Andros Ioannou

Computer Simulation of Energy Efficiency Measures Applied to Greek Offices

Arthur Barker

Improving the Internal Comfort Levels in Low-Income Housing in Cape Town, South Africa

Dina Soeleman

The Effect of External Openings on the Thermal Performance of Small Naturally Ventilated Non-Domestic Buildings in Northern Europe including a case study of a small notional open plan office building located in Butler’s Wharf by the River Thames in London

Dominia Apostolidou

Thermal Conditions in Contemporary Residential Buildings in Greece

Eleni Chatzigeorgiou

Energy-Efficient Measures and Improvement of Thermal and Visual Comfort in the 3rd Secondary School (Gymnasium) of Ne Smyrni in Athens, Greece

Elina Nanopoulou

The Impact of Increasing Pedestrianisation on the Uptake of Naturally Ventilated Offices in Athens, Greece

Ian Flewitt

The Role of Residential Refurbishment in Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the UK

Joern von Grabe

Ventilation of Double Facades: The development of a prediction tool for analysing the temperature behaviour and the flow characteristics of double facades

Kuskana Kubaha

Thermal Comfort and Firemen’s Clothing

Malika Mokhbi

Reducing the Energy Consumption in an Air-Conditioned Office Building

Manos Safos

Energy Audit of Small Power Loads in the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies

Maria Kikira

Crushed at Rush Hour: An investigation of thermal comfort in London Underground trains

Maria Tsambali

The Use of Solar Water Heaters in Greece

Mariangela Nifakou

Open Plan Offices: Noise and privacy issues

Michael Stahlmann

Thermal Properties and Airflow: The role of the double facade

Ralph Tiemann Ziems

Assessment of Comfort Conditions of Low-Income Housing in Hot Humid Climate, Venezuela: Maracaibo: The complete case study

Simon Walter

Air Quality in Naturally Ventilated Decked Car Parks

1999 Built Environment MSc

Bryn Evans

Mould Growth and Ill-health in Dwellings

Chung Ou

The Influence of Air Conditioning on the Spread of the Common Cold

Daniel von Scheven

Intelligent Building Facades

Dina Soeleman

The Design of Naturally Ventilated Light-weight Office Buildings

Edward Chan

Energy Efficiency inHigh-rise Housing in Hong Kong

Eleni Stika

Occupant Use and Energy Consumption of Atria

El-Khier Belayat

Appropriate Building Design Strategies in Hot Dry and Hot Humid Climates

Heleni Folerou

Comparison of the Environmental Performance of Traditional and Contemporary Dwellings in Athens

Malika Mokhbi


Maria Lahanoudi

Appropriate Environmental Design for the Rehabilitation of Historical Sites in Cities (with special reference to Psiri, Athens)

Sandie Edwards

Appropriate Environmental Technologies in Dwellings for the Visually Impaired

Saud Muhsinovic

Real-time Building Simulation: A comparison of measured and predicted results

Sittah Russo

Sustainable Settlements and the Role of Wind Turbines

Sofiane Tebboune

The Effect of Mechanical Services design on Energy Consumption in Offices

Stamatina Ampati

A Bioclimatic Approach to the Vernacular Architecture of Santorini: the effect of climate, construction methods and building materials on the internal environment of the island’s dwellings

Veronica Regini

Particulate Pollution in the London Underground

1998 Built Environment MSc

Alka Soni-Schumacher

Space, Form and Energy

Ekawat Ophartpongsakorn

Renewable Energy Technologies Integrated into High-Rise Office Building

Eleftheria Economaki

Architecture and Sustainability: A study of the presence of operation and representation in sustainable architecture

Fernando Carrieri

Building Materials and Sustainability

Kemaporn Jayanetra

Natural Ventilation in the Thai Shop-House: A study of the effect of building physical parameters on the ventilation of shop-houses in Bangkok

Thomas Skaperdas

Renewable Energy Sources in Greece: The photovoltaic element

Zoran Orescanin

The Role of Thermal Mass in the Thermal Performance of Office Buildings in the UK

1997 Built Environment MSc

Effie Karioti

Environmental Issues in the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

James Murphy

A Study of Particulate Concentrations in an Air Conditioned and Naturally Ventilated Building

Leonidas Mavrides

Application of Passive Cooling Techniques during the Refurbishment of Office Buildings in Greece

Maria Kinatou

The Lightwell as a Means of Natural Ventilation

Maria Skouloudi

Contemporary Houses in Crete: Summer indoor thermal environment and the contribution of the roof construction

Michael Kelly

A Study of the Domestic Gas Fired Condensing Boiler Market in the UK

Naama Schleisner

“Beit-She’Ar” - The Bedouin Tent: A comparative Assessment of the Strategies and Mechanisms Used to Achieve Thermal Comfort in Tents in the Negev Desert of Israel

Nick Sarris

Thermal Performance of Traditional Housing in Northern India

Olivia Karagianni

An Assessment of the Thermal and Visual Environment in Recently Constructed Schools in Greece

Pandelis Vafiadakis

Wind Generated Electricity in the Greek Islands

Rita Freire

Energy Efficient Dwellings in Portugal: The Design Implications of the Portuguese Thermal Regulations

Sandra Orlando

The Role of the Veranda in Urban Housing in Buenos Aires

Siriporn Chatratana

The Use of Wood in Thai Housing Design

Wan-Je Jo

The Effects of Micro-environmental Factors on the House Dust Mite

Zoran Orescanin


1996 Built Environment MSc

Casimir Iwaszkiewicz

The Role of Thermal and Fluid Simulation in Building Design

Ioannis Marketakis

Towards an Energy Saving Strategy for Housing in Greece

Konstantinos Tsikouris

Traditional Excavated and Surface Dwellings in Santorini: Natural ventilation and the role of passive stack chimneys

Stephen Pretlove

Climate Change and its Effect on the Environmental Design and Assessment of Buildings: An in-depth investigation of temperature and solar radiation in the Thames Valley region of the UK

1995 MSc Built Environment

Amolak Singh Bhooi

Guidelines and Procedures for Non-domestic Energy Efficient Buildings from Inception to Completion of Construction Project

Denia Kolokotsa

Design for Daylighting: Myth or Reality?

Elissavet Kontomichali

Environmental Performance and Energy Efficiency of Highly Glazed Houses in UK

Kim Randall

The Potential for Energy-Efficient Refurbishment of High-Rise Housing

Luisa Gama Caldas

Thermal Performance of Electrochromic Glazings in a Naturally Ventilated Office for North and South European Locations

Machela Nkhethoa

Energy Conscious Housing Design for Middle Income Households in Lesotho

Michael Glynn

Photovoltaic Technologies: What is their real efficiency and what future in architecture?

Paul Mallion

The Role of Local Authorities in Renewable Energy Exploitation

Randal Suttle

Assessment of the Embodied Energy in the Stack Ventilation Towers Serving the Auditoria at Queen’s Building, de Montfort University, Leicester, Compared with Material and Mechanical Alternatives During the Life of the Building

Samer Karam

Underfloor Heating for Buildings: A possible Lebanese domestic energy initiative

Vincent Buhagiar

The Thermal Environment in Secondary Schools in Malta: A generic design proposal

1994 Built Environment MSc

Alan Bradshaw

Acoustics of Atrium buildings

Arebela Beitverda

Design for Natural Ventilation of an Office Building in the UK

David Rowley

Architectural Competition Briefs and the Attitude of Competitors and Judges to Energy Efficient Design

Derek Mears

The Social and Energy Effects of Village Scale CHP Systems

Mark Gillott

The Use of SAP Ratings in the Design of Energy Efficient Dwellings

Martin Hayes

The Role of Thermal Mass in the Design of a Low Energy Dwelling in the UK

Paola Cimmino

The Energy Efficient Lighting of Galleries and Museums

Paul Martin

The Role of Air Infiltration and Natural Ventilation in Energy Use in the Communal Areas of Shopping Malls

Petros Lapithis

Design Guidelines for Low Energy Domestic Buildings in Cyprus

Ronald Wilson

The Life Cycle Costs of Photovoltaics for Offices in the UK