• After the rot: Improving the durability of building envelopes in domestic housing, New Zealand 

      Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science, 2010)
      The issue of weathertightness of the external building envelope in domestic scaled timber frames continues to be an issue in New Zealand, some ten years after the results of a major cladding survey into the durability and ...
    • Compacting suburbia: The case for moving buildings 

      Turner, David (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
      Processes of intensification lead to some unforeseen consequences. One such unplanned consequence is the rearrangement of existing buildings in new or revised spatial patterns. In pursuit of higher densities, large lot ...
    • Ephemeral Crossroads: seven lamps, six years, seven lux-pavilions 

      Pretty, Annabel; Jadresin-Milic, Renata (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2018)
      Building materials in the modern era have assumed significance in architectural theory which they had not possessed in the past. The change was no doubt due to the multiplicity of materials, newly minted due to the innovative ...
    • House Indoor Thermal and Health Conditions with Different Passive Designs 

      Su, Bin (2012)
      According to the Auckland climate, building passive design more focus on improving winter indoor thermal and health conditions. Based on field study data of indoor air temperature and relative humidity close to ceiling and ...
    • Impacts of the Courtyard with Glazed Roof on House Winter Thermal Conditions 

      Su, Bin (2011)
      The ‘wind-rain’ house has a courtyard with glazed roof, which allows more direct sunlight to come into indoor spaces during the winter. The glazed roof can be partially opened or closed and automatically controlled to ...
    • New Zealand house indoor microclimate and allergens 

      Su, Bin; Wu, Lian; McPherson, Peter; Jadresin-Milic, Renata (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11-26)
      The most common indoor allergens and triggers for people with asthma and allergic rhinitis are dust-mites, moulds, pets and pollen. Allergens from dust mites and moulds are strongly associated with indoor microclimate. ...
    • R-values, humidity and health : case studies from Auckland Wellington 

      Su, Bin (2017-05)
      The Auckland winter is rainy season. High indoor relative humidity is a major issue for Auckland housing indoor health conditions (Figure 1). According to international and national standards, the indoor relative humidity ...
    • School Design and Energy Efficiency 

      Su, Bin (2011)
      Auckland has a temperate climate with comfortable warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. An Auckland school normally does not need air conditioning for cooling during the summer and only need heating during the winter. ...
    • Sustainable timber potential for Northland, New Zealand 

      Newman, Neil; Francis, Kerry (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
      This paper explores the feasibility and potential use of locally grown timber alternatives to chemically treated Pinus radiata for domestic construction in the Northland region. Current and potential locally grown alternative ...
    • Thermal performance of school building not only impact indoor thermal comfort 

      Su, Bin; Jadresin-Milic, Renata; McPherson, Peter; Wu, Lian (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11-26)
      Auckland has a temperate climate with comfortable warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Auckland school building thermal design not only focuses on winter indoor thermal comfort but also indoor health condition related ...
    • Winter indoor thermal comfort and healthy conditions of Auckland house associated with insulation, heating and energy 

      Su, Bin (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2017-12)
      Common problems of winter indoor micro‐climatic conditions of Auckland houses are low air temperature and high relative humidity. Winter indoor air temperature and relative humidity are mainly impacted by house design with ...

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