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Post-Disaster Post-Conflict Emergency Shelters: A Holistic Approach

Presentation / Conference
D'Amico, B., Pomponi, L., Montaruli, M., Alshawawreh, L., Snaddon, S., Moghayedi, A., …Pomponi, F. (2019, September)
Post-Disaster Post-Conflict Emergency Shelters: A Holistic Approach. Poster presented at RISE Awards 2019
The constrained environment dominating Post-disaster Post-sheltering design solutions often results in a lack of consideration of sustainability and social dimensions. Neglect...

Life Cycle Environmental Impact Assessment of Contemporary and Traditional Housing in Palestine

Journal Article
Piroozfar, P., Pomponi, F., & El-Alem, F. (2019)
Life Cycle Environmental Impact Assessment of Contemporary and Traditional Housing in Palestine. Energy and Buildings, 202, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109333
Residential buildings consume a vast amount of energy throughout their whole-life cycles with the subsequent greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted in the atmosphere. This phenomenon ...

A compactness measure of sustainable building forms

Journal Article
D'Amico, B., & Pomponi, F. (2019)
A compactness measure of sustainable building forms. Royal Society Open Science, 6(6), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181265
Global population growth and urbanisation require countless more buildings in this century, causing an unprecedented increase in energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, ...

Embodied Carbon in Buildings: Measurement, Management, and Mitigation

Book
Pomponi, F., De Wolf, C., & Moncaster, A. (Eds.)
(2018). Embodied Carbon in Buildings: Measurement, Management, and Mitigation. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72796-7
This book provides a single-source reference for whole life embodied impacts of buildings. The comprehensive and persuasive text, written by over 50 invited experts from acros...

Uncertainty Analysis in Embodied Carbon Assessments: What Are the Implications of Its Omission?

Book Chapter
Mendoza Beltran, M. A., Pomponi, F., Guinée, J. B., & Heijungs, R. (2018)
Uncertainty Analysis in Embodied Carbon Assessments: What Are the Implications of Its Omission?. In F. Pomponi, C. De Wolf, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), Embodied Carbon in Buildings (3-21). London: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72796-7_1
Embodied carbon assessments of buildings are not methodologically very different from the more well-known life cycle assessments (LCAs). In particular, the two also share the ...

Holistic study of a timber double skin façade: Whole life carbon emissions and structural optimisation

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & D'Amico, B. (2017)
Holistic study of a timber double skin façade: Whole life carbon emissions and structural optimisation. Building and Environment, 124, 42-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.07.046
The upkeep of existing buildings has a great role to play in reducing the carbon emissions of the built environ-ment. Façade upgrade represents one of the most effective inter...

Scrutinising embodied carbon in buildings: the next performance gap made manifest.

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2017)
Scrutinising embodied carbon in buildings: the next performance gap made manifest. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.049
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is becoming increasingly mainstream as an early-stage design-decision tool for buildings. Still, there are considerable variations in how the metho...

Measuring embodied carbon dioxide equivalent of buildings: A review and critique of current industry practice

Journal Article
De Wolf, C., Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2017)
Measuring embodied carbon dioxide equivalent of buildings: A review and critique of current industry practice. Energy and Buildings, 140, 68-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.01.075
Lowering the embodied carbon dioxide equivalent (embodied CO2e) of buildings is an essential response to national and global targets for carbon reduction. Globally, constructi...