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Exploring the Effect of Micro-climate Data on Building Energy Performance Analysis
A limitation in the current research is most studies on energy performance of buildings concentrate on individual buildings while its interaction with neighbouring urban context remains largely unexplored. Buildings are ...
Microclimatic modelling in assessing the impact of urban geometry on urban thermal environment
Diversity in urban geometry can create significant variation in microclimatic conditions. Especially, in tropical warm-humid context, deep urban canyons with variable building heights perform better than uniform canyons, ...
The architecture of urban life: 67 rue des Meuniers
The McGruer Lorne Class Yachts - Their History and Architecture
(Carnegie Publishing Ltd., 2013-06-22)
Established in 1911 on the river Clyde, the family-run firm of McGruer & Company Ltd created some of the finest sailing yachts ever built in Scotland. The smallest of these were the Lorne Class, designed in the 1960's by ...
Exhibition Brochure: the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates - A 3D Printed Model
(The Author, 2010)
In October 2010, the author’s 2 ft high, 3D printed model of the famous Greek, fourth century BC Choragic Monument of Lysicrates was selected for exhibition as one of the centerpieces of the Royal Scottish Academy’s Open ...
McGruer - Why Art Matters in Yacht Design
(Gordon Drysdale, 2013-06-22)
This 3000 word symposium paper was presented at the first ever classic yacht design symposium to be held in the UK, "Clyde Classic", at the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club in June 2013. The paper deals with issues of ...
“Inject some positive emotion” - from Liverpool with LV
In a 2012 television commercial for the British financial services company LV, a grey Volvo drifts from the centre of a bright suburban road and glances against the side of an older parked car. The door crumples and the ...
Sustainable design responses for residential high-rises
Sustainable design responses for residential high-rises is a viable topic with multiple answers. There are many separate types of researches in the literature on building envelope and applicable green technologies, but the ...