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A finite-difference formulation of elastic rod for the design of actively bent structures

Journal Article
D’Amico, B., Zhang, H., & Kermani, A. (2016)
A finite-difference formulation of elastic rod for the design of actively bent structures. Engineering Structures, 117, 518-527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.03.034
A discrete formulation of elastic rod has been tailored for the particular design task of geometric modelling, form finding and analysis of actively bent structural systems. T...

How academia can help businesses improve their sustainability and energy efficiency.

Presentation / Conference
Currie, J. (2016, May)
How academia can help businesses improve their sustainability and energy efficiency. Presented at All-Energy 2016, Glasgow

Construction Innovation Futures - Industry and Environmental Opportunities.

Presentation / Conference
Currie, J. (2016, April)
Construction Innovation Futures - Industry and Environmental Opportunities
During the next two decades global construction investment will top $100 trillion (US). New directions in construction innovation will be driven by industry to address challen...

Research being undertaken by the Scottish Energy Centre into Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heaters (ICS-SWH).

Presentation / Conference
Currie, J. (2016, April)
Research being undertaken by the Scottish Energy Centre into Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heaters (ICS-SWH)

Retrofit Scotland: Howden Hall Road, Edinburgh

Digital Artefact
Hairstans, R. (2015)
Retrofit Scotland: Howden Hall Road, Edinburgh
This 1930s Bungalow which has been completely upgraded, enhanced and extended employing offsite and modern methods of construction (MMC), renewable technologies, and innovativ...

Research into mainstreaming offsite modern methods of construction (MMC) in house building.

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McCallie, M., MacLeod, A., Good, S., Murray, C. & Hairstans, R. (2015)
Research into mainstreaming offsite modern methods of construction (MMC) in house building.
In Scotland’s Sustainable Housing Strategy we set out Scottish Ministers’ vision for warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establ...

The Potential, Requirements, and Limitations of BIM for Offsite Timber Construction

Journal Article
Patlakas, P., Menendez, J., & Hairstans, R. (2015)
The Potential, Requirements, and Limitations of BIM for Offsite Timber Construction. International journal of 3-D information modeling, 4(1), 54-70. https://doi.org/10.4018/ij3dim.2015010104
Offsite Timber Construction has the potential to deliver important benefits for the housing sector, but there are obstacles that prevent a more widespread adoption. The advent...

Energy Performance of homes using Modern Methods of Construction.

Report
Currie, J., Bros Williamson, J. & Stinson, J. (2014)
Energy Performance of homes using Modern Methods of Construction. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh Napier Univeristy
The Housing Innovation Showcase (HIS), developed by Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) comprised of twenty seven dwellings of varying size and form, using ten different Modern ...

Building offsite: an introduction.

Report
Hairstans, R. (2014)
Building offsite: an introduction. Edinburgh, Scotland: UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES
An introduction to Building Offsite. Funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). The content was produced by an industry and academic collaboration of CCG (...

Housing Innovation Showcase 2012 Post Occupancy Evaluation Phase 1 – Part 2

Report
Currie, J., Bros Williamson, J. & Stinson, J. (2014)
Housing Innovation Showcase 2012 Post Occupancy Evaluation Phase 1 – Part 2. Edinburgh, Scotland: Kingdom Housing Association
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Housing Innovation Showcase (HIS), developed by Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) comprised of twenty seven dwellings of varying size and form, using ten...

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