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Measured indoor temperatures, thermal comfort and overheating risk: Post-Occupancy evaluation of low energy houses in the UK
There is growing concern in Western Europe that higher insulation and air tightness of residential buildings may lead to increased overheating risk during the summer. This risks undoing the energy savings as it may lead ...
The gap between simulated and measured energy performance: A case study across six identical new-build flats in the UK
Monitoring of completed buildings often identifies significant gaps between the predicted and actual energy use of buildings. This is referred to as the ‘energy performance gap’. To date, most research on the energy ...
Divergent Thinking In Disaster: Examples from Typhoon Haiyan Survivors
In this presentation, delivered at Off the Lip 2015 at Plymouth University, we shared some of the ethnographic research on the creative and cognitive work needed to survive the high-stakes, high-stress, and emotionally ...
Looking at Richter¹s Spiegel, Grau [Mirror Painting (Grey)] was like peering into a portal, on the other side of which was a more sombre, more unstable version of reality. It provoked me towards a kind of nostalgia, a ...
Research conducted on computer-mediated composition to uncover opportunities for digital applications to improve soundscape-choreographic connectedness across transnational dance networks. Questions sought to extend awareness ...
A soundscape composed as part of the Artists Rooms exhibition alongside the paintings of Gerhard Richter (in association with Plymouth City Museum and the TATE). The Mirror Blur amplifies the interface between the reflected ...
When Ideas Migrate: A Postcolonial Perspective on Biomodd [LBA2]
Biomodd is a global series of art installations in which computer technology and ecology converge. Computer networks built from upcycled computer components are provided with living internal ecosystems. In a symbiotic ...