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Construction and Building Research

byCarmen Llinares-millEditorIgor Fernández-plaza, Francisco Hidalgo-Delgado

Hardcover | February 13, 2014

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Many areas of knowledge converge in the building industry and therefore research in this field necessarily involves an interdisciplinary approach. Effective research requires strong relation between a broad variety of scientific and technological domains and more conventional construction or craft processes, while also considering advanced management processes, where all the main actors permanently interact. This publication takes an interdisciplinary approach grouping various studies on the building industry chosen from among the works presented for the 2nd International Conference on Construction and Building Research. The papers examine aspects of materials and building systems; construction technology; energy and sustainability; construction management; heritage, refurbishment and conservation. The information contained within these pages may be of interest to researchers and practitioners in construction and building activities from the academic sphere, as well as public and private sectors.

Title:Construction and Building ResearchFormat:HardcoverDimensions:553 pagesPublished:February 13, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400777892

ISBN - 13:9789400777897

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Table of Contents

Part I Building Construction Management

Stop Designing Architecture, Design Your Practice!;J. Lago-Novás

Strategies to Reduce Defects in Floor and Wall Tiles-Application of Continuous Improvement Processes;P. Del Solar and M. Del Río

Success Strategies for On-Site Waste Management in Spanish Construction Sites;P. Villoria Sáez, M. del Río Merino and A. San-Antonio González

Building Engineers' Promotion and Its Effect on Job Satisfaction. A Qualitative Study of Site Managers in Castilla-la Mancha;J. Fuentes-del-Burgo and E. Navarro-Astor

Management of the Building Process in Temporary Constructions: Case Study of the Unicaja Exhibition Pavilion;Carlos Rubio Bellido, Miguel León Muñoz and Jesús Alberto Pulido Arcas

The Project Coach: The New Role of the Project Manager for the Future Due to the News Tools Like Building Information Modelling, Integrated Project Delivery, Last Planner and Others;Marc Bach

Applying EVM and Es Metrics to Analyze and Forecast Schedule Performance in the Spanish Context of the Building Sector;M.A. Guerrero, M.M. Carbonell and A. Montoyo

International Project Management Based on the British System in M.E.N.A. Countries. Comparative Analysis;M.R. Chaza

The Professional Career of Spanish Architects: Obstacles and Facilitators;E. Navarro-Astor and V. Caven

The Role of Corporate Architecture in Urban Transformation an Italian Paradigm the Chiesi Research and Development Building 2011;Maria Pilar Vettori

Perceptions Prediction Model in Architectural Library Spaces;I. Fernández et al.

Part II Building Technologies

Energy Efficiency and Daylight Transmission in the Current Envelope of the Arquitecture;P. Gómez and A. Rolando

A Ceramic Double Skin in an Educational Center in Melilla;Á. Verdasco

Ventilation and Sealing in the Current Envelopes in Architecture;E. Sánchez and A. Rolando

Translucent Concrete Research with Glass, Optical Fiber and Glass Fiber;E. Jiménez Muñoz and F. Fernández Martínez

Technical Evolution of 3D Modular Construction from the Nineteenth Century to World War II;G. Ovando Vacarezza et al.

Architrave: Advanced Analysis of Building Structures Integrated in Computer-Aided Design;A. Pérez-García et al.

Adapting Architectural Theories by specifying criteria for compliance with new requirements. The implementation of the Open Building in Residential Building;S. Hernando and A. Del Águila

Renovation Using Industrialized Systems In Collective Housing;M. García-Moratalla and A. Del Águila

Free-Form Architectural Façade Panels: An Overview of Available Mass-Production Methods for Free-Form External Envelopes;L. Alonso Pastor et al.

Estimation of the Probability of Biological Colonization on Etics;F. Re Cecconi, G. Pergola and A. Redaelli

Smlsystem: New Ways of Timber Construction;B. Serra, P. Verdejo and J. Serra

Part III Energy and Sustainability

The Use of Authentic Material and Construction Techniques in Historical Conservation: Orhaneli Stone School as a Case;M.B. Bagbanci

Certification and Assessment Method for Sustainable Communities;P. Pereiro Villanueva

Energy Consumption and Thermal Behavior of a Light Construction Room-Sized Test Cell;J.M. Lirola Pérez et al.

On Passive Bioclimatic Conditions at Cabanyal Neighbourhood, a Sustainable Model on the Shores of the Mediterranean Sea;R. Pastor Vila and J.L. Higón Calvet

Architecture as an Energy Factory: Pushing the Envelope;R. Cervera Sardá, J. Gómez Pioz and A. Ruiz de Elvira

The Use of Unconventional Fuel to Build "Biomass System";Juan José Martínez Portilla

Ecoefficient Façades for Office Buildings;O. Irulegi, A. Serra and R. Hernández

Cogeneration (Chp) as Alternative Energy Production To Ecological Neighborhoods;I. Calama and J.M. Calama

Standars for Development of Green Neighborhoods;J.M. Calama and M. López

Simulation of Energy Performance of Buildings: A Case Study in Prague;A. Martínez, I. Tort and J. Llinares

Modeling and Simulation of History Museum of Valencia;A. Martínez Molina, I. Tort Ausina and J.L. Vivancos

Part IV Heritage, Rehabilitation and Maintenance

The Time Variable in the Calculation of Building Structures. How to Extend the Working Life Until the 100 Years?;T. Cabrera et al.

Assessment of an Energy Rehabilitation Cost on a Residential Block proposal. Analysis and Guidelines for Profitability Improvements;M. Molina-Huelva, P. Fernández-Ans and J.M. Rincón-Calderón

Technological-Structural Analysis of the Preindustrial Buildings in Support of Their Recovery;Leonardo Giuseppe Felice Cannas

Consolidation of Historical Masonry: Past Experiences and Future Forecast;S. Mora Alonso-Muñoyerro, A. Rueda Marquez de la Plata and P. Cruz Franco

Tourism and Architecture. Jorn Utzon in Majorca: Can Lis;C. Aguiló Ribas, M.J. Mulet Gutiérrez and M. Sebastián Sebastián

Assayta District Hospital. Ethiopia. Maintenance, Rehabilitation and Building in Extreme Conditions;E. Castaño and A. Galindo

Evolution of the Derelict Buildings from the 60's'90's with Change of Use: The National Dance Center in Paris; A. Magaz, E. Castaño and R. Rodríguez

Modern Architecture and Its Construction Techniques in Sardinia, Italy. The case of the Arborea's Church (OR);C. Mura

Information System for Architectural Accessibility (ISAA);A. García-Quismondo and Andrés Montoyo Guijarro

Study and Characterization of Stone Mortars Used as a Volumetric Reconstruction Material in Conservation-Restoration of Monumental Heritage;Mª M. Sánchez et al.

Situations That Modify the Good Behavior of Wood by Altering Its Moisture;R. Cebrián

Consolidation Degree Estimation by Means Ultrasonic Analysis in Simulated Constructive Historical Elements;M.A. López et al.

Ray Tracing Study of the Effectiveness of Acoustic Intervention in the Church of Santa Maria De La Valldigna Monastery;P. Serrano, I. Guillem and V. Gómez

Architectural Heritage as a Source for Development. The Need for Indicators to Recognize Its Contribution;J. Monfort i Signes, I. Tort Ausina and M.J. Vidal Lucas

System of Barracks and Military Areas as an Opportunity for Urban Regeneration;A. Tartaglia, M. Gambaro and J. Stanojev

Diagnose and Repair of Domed Elements of Masonry;Manuel Fortea Luna and René Machado López

Part V Materials and Construction Systems

Properties of Lightweight Plaster Materials Made With Expanded Polystyrene Foam (EPS);A. San-Antonio González et al.

Plaster Reinforcement with Fibers Obtained from the Recycle of Construction and Demolition Waste;S. Romaniega Piñeiro and M. Del Rio Merino

Temperature Profile Analysis of Masonry Elements Subjected to High Temperatures;María Eugenia Maciá Torregrosa and A. Rolando

Greenhouse Gases in the Production of Cement Using Marble Dust as Raw Material;A. Ruiz-Sánchez et al.

Cement Paste Foamed by the Addition of Aluminiun Powder with Metakaolin and Sepiolite;Javier Pinilla Melo, Alberto Sepulcre Aguilar and Francisco Hernández Olivares

Preliminar Assessment of Durability for Aluminium Composite Panels;E. Lahoz and F. Hernández de Olivares

Additived Plaster with Rice Husk Waste;M.J. Leiva Aguilera and M. Del Río Merino

Study and Improvement of SCC Mixtures of Concrete Industry;A. Navarro

A Study of Foundations on Expansive Soils;R. Galindo and C. Sanchez

Improving the Mechanical Properties of Cold Rolled Asphalt Containing Cement Utilising by Product Material;A. Al-Hdabi et al.

Analysis of the Acoustic Performance of Slabs Regarding Airborne Sound and Impact, at the University City of Madrid;D. Caballol, A. Rodríguez and C. Díaz

Influence of the Type of Binder on the Properties of Lime-Hemp Concrete;R. Walker and S. Pavia

Durability Analysis of PVC-P Membrane in Inverted Flat Roof;Antonio Pedrosa González, Mercedes del Río Merino and Carmen Fonseca Valero

Porosity and Pore Size Distribution of the Dimension Stone in the Historic City of Cuenca;E. Torrero, D. Sanz and V. Navarro

Thin Solar Film Application for Improving Thermal Comfort in Classrooms;A. Salandin, M. Vettori and S. Vettori

Analysis of the Reflected Wave Arrival Position in Timber Specimens Emitted by GPR with an Antenna of 1.6 ghz;R. Martínez-Sala, I. Rodríguez-Abad and J. Tapia

Mechanical Performance of Traditional Lightweight Concretes from the Canary Islands;P. Yanes González and M. del Río Merino