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The impact of microclimate on biodeterioration of wood in historic buildings
(Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:13, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
Abstract Mattsson, J. 2017. The impact of microclimate on biodeterioration of wood in historic buildings. Building materials in historic buildings are naturally, due to long-term exposure to various climatic and ...
Urban Densification and the Sustainable City in Norway: A Study of Drivers and Barriers
(Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:105, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
This article-based doctoral thesis addresses the following question: What are the main drivers and barriers of urban densification as planning strategy in the quest for more sustainable cities in Norway? The research uses ...
Do You See What I See? Investigations into the Underlying Parameters of Visual Simplicity
(Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:187, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
Motivated by a longstanding interest in timeless design, this research focused on visual simplicity due to its potential as a core value of a design’s longevity. Multiple studies were conducted to investigate how people ...
DRISTIGE DETALJER: Studie av designforårsakede byggskader i innovativ modernistisk arkitektur
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2012:300, Doctoral thesis, 2012)
Formålet med dette forskningsprosjektet har vært å studere relasjonen mellom arkitektonisk formgivning og designforårsakede byggskader i valgte eksempler av innovativ modernistisk arkitektur. I undersøkelsen har det vært ...
Dynamic Building Envelope Components and nearly Zero Energy Buildings: Theoretical and experimental analysis of concepts, systems and technologies for an adaptive building skin
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2013:364, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
Due to the significant impact of the building sector on greenhouse gas emissions, newer and stricter regulations aimed at reducing total energy use in buildings have appeared in the last few years. In the European context, ...
Implementing BIM for enhanced inter-organizational collaboration in building projects
(Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:235, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
Architectural Integration of Photovoltaics: Formal and Symbolic Aesthetics of Photovoltaics
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2013:78, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
Salvageability of building materials: Reasons, criteria and consequences regarding architectural design that facilitate reuse and recycling
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2009:87, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
This thesis focuses on resource efficiency of building materials achieved through facilitating reuse and recycling of components. The overriding scope is to investigate building methods that may contribute to solving a set ...
Zero energy renovation of single family houses
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2013:153, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
There are 1.2 million single family houses in Norway constituting approximately 50 % of the total dwelling stock. The energy use related to Norwegian single family houses was 30 TWH in 2009. There is a potential of an ...
Changing Practices: The Role of Design in Supporting the Sustainability of Everyday Life
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2013:130, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
The interaction between humans, things and physical environments contributes to the environmental impact of ordinary everyday life activities. Resources are consumed and consumables used as people try to stay comfortable, ...