• A. Zuniga-Teran, B. Orr, R. Gimblett, N. Chalfoun, S. Marsh, D. Guertin, S. Going
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017).

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    Research from multiple domains has provided insights into how neighborhood design can be improved to have a more favorable effect on physical activity, a concept known as [...]

  • A. Zuniga-Teran, B. Orr, R. Gimblett, N. Chalfoun, S. Going, D. Guertin, S. Marsh
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016).

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    Prevailing city design in many countries has created sedentary societies that depend on automobile use. Consequently, architects, urban designers, and land planners have developed [...]

  • G. Zhu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 10-22

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    Chinas civilization is ancient. The countrys architectural heritage conservation activity is an integral part of the world conservation movement. This paper gives a general [...]

  • X. Zhuang, S. Zhao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 199-212

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    This study uses multiple regression to investigate the effects of land and building use on population, land price, and passengers. Initially, we abstract annual data on land [...]

  • X. Zhou, D. Yan, X. Shi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 42-52

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    Two types of air conditioning (AC) systems generally exist, namely, centralized and decentralized AC systems. This study focuses on three actual engineering projects of residential [...]

  • Y. Zhou
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    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2000).

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    This paper reviews the research, policy proposals and recommendations, implemented policies, and programs on sustainable transportation since 2000, with regional focus on [...]

  • S. Zhao, A. Ohgai
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 251-252

  • J. Zhang, W. Chen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 74-84

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    This paper presents the framework and results of analysis of the building materials used in traditional Chinese copper halls. The analysis of the Kunming copper hall (KCH) [...]

  • Z. Zhai, A. Osborne
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 468-475

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    The goal of the air distribution inside a hospital operating room (OR) is to protect the patient and staff from cross-infection while maintaining occupant comfort and not [...]

  • Y. Yu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 234-242

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    The environment in villages in Southwest China has been experiencing constant changes, indicating related change-inducing factors as well as their constitution and hierarchy. [...]

  • S. Lau, Z. Gou, Y. Liu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 452-467

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    This paper examines the architectural and landscape design strategies and intentions for green, open spaces facilities targeting stress alleviation for learning environments [...]

  • L. Yonghui, H. Xie, J. Wang, X. Li
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 483-487

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    Grey brick is a key material in Chinese traditional architecture. The isothermal sorption curve of grey bricks is one of the basic moisture characteristics for studying the [...]

  • J. Yang, . Yang, W. Tang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 405-410

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    Starting with exploration from the perspective of urban spaces, this research was conducted by analyzing the functional areas—urban centers with the most highlighted contradictions [...]

  • B. Wiryomartono
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012).

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    What is modernity in architecture? In English speaking world, the question is likely impossible to answer without considering the works of Peter Reyner Banham (1922–1988). [...]

  • G. Ivanovic
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 36-43

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    The present research introduces the Activity Counter Maps (ACM) as a methodology for visualizing peoples social spaces, arguing that accurate representations of these spaces [...]

  • M. Wang, B. Yu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 305-315

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    The paper presents means and models of city-landscape characteristic structure construction on the aspect of landscape aesthetics subjects, which is called the landscape characteristic [...]

  • J. Wang, X. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 166-168

  • J. Wang, X. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 341-343

  • X. Wang, P. Hu, Y. Zhu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016).

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    Urban fringe area is the most important space for city development. It includes several complicated elements, such as population, space, and management organization. On the [...]

  • T. Wang, R. Krishnamurti, K. Shimada
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 337-347

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    In this paper, the surface tessellation problem is explored, in particular, the task of meshing a surface with the added consideration of incorporating constructible building [...]

  • X. Wang, H. Altan, J. Kang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 56-67

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    The parametric study of the indoor environment of green buildings focuses on the quantitative and qualitative improvement of residential building construction in China and [...]

  • J. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 248-250

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    Witnessing more than three decades of sustained and rapid economic growth, China has become a nation that enjoys the fastest rate of urbanization, the largest quantities of [...]

  • Z. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014).

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    More than 60% of older Americans have sedentary lifestyles1 and are recommended more physical activities for health benefit. Nearby outdoor environments on residential sites [...]

  • J. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 40-43

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    Historical urban areas are the memory of a city, and the overall landscape they constitute displays the typical scene of a city in a certain historical period. Thus, they [...]

  • Y. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 34-39

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    The Grand Canal is of incomparable importance to ancient China, which still serves its original functions in the current society. Given its outstanding value, the conservation [...]

  • J. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012).

  • B. Vivio
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 202-211

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    The Italian historiography of the architecture of the second half of the Twentieth century has not given due weight to the dialectic qualities of work of Franco Minissi on [...]

  • S. Verderber, S. Jiang, G. Hughes, Y. Xiao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 238-249

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    The architectural design competition remains a widely accepted method to advance design innovation, creativity, theoretical discourse, and the profession. In the realm of [...]

  • M. Michiani, J. Asano
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 412-424

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    The disappearance of vernacular buildings is a common phenomenon worldwide and in Indonesia. The Banjarese house, a type of Indonesian vernacular architecture, is a typical [...]

  • A. Tzonis
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 76-78

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    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 224-226

  • A. Tzonis
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 331-333

  • A. Tzonis
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 477-479

  • C. Akın, A. Bekleyen, M. Yıldırım
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 360-370

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    The traditional houses of the residential areas in and around Siirt in the southeastern region of Turkey are notable because of their interesting forms. The most successful [...]

  • S. Tsuboi, S. Ikaruga, T. Kobayashi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 403-411

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    The world population is continually increasing, but the Japanese population is decreasing. By 2050, the Japanese population is calculated to be close to 100 million people, [...]

  • G. Cardoso, F. Vecchia
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 271-282

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    This article shows experimentally the thermal performance of two test cells with different coverage systems, Light Green Roof (LGR) and ceramic roof by analyzing internal [...]

  • G. Cardoso, S. Neto, F. Vecchia
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 348-356

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    This paper discusses the response of the thermal insulation lining of rigid foam polyurethane (PU) derived from castor oil (Ricinus communis ) in heat conditions, based on [...]

  • P. Tang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 178-185

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    Most of the local cities of Japan are suffering from the depopulation in central district (C.D.). In Okayama city, the government had induced some strategies such as supply [...]

  • H. Taleb
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 154-165

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    Passive design responds to local climate and site conditions in order to maximise the comfort and health of building users while minimising energy use. The key to designing [...]

  • M. Takashi, H. Shuichi, O. Daisuke, T. Masahiko, S. Jun
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 1-10

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    Various techniques for creating a comfortable thermal environment and saving energy have been proposed and employed in residential buildings in many countries, including Japan. [...]

  • Á. Szűcs
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 50-66

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    Open public spaces provide venues for cultural, recreational events and promote informal social contact between citizens. Successful outdoor spaces promote comfort and invite [...]

  • L. Sun, T. Fukuda, T. Tokuhara, N. Yabuki
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 28-35

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    In the digital age, physical models are still used as major tools in architectural and urban design processes. The reason why designers still use physical models remains unclear. [...]

  • L. Sun, T. Fukuda, B. Resch
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 348-357

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    In the spatial design fields such as architectural design and urban design, a consensus-building process among a variety of stakeholders like project executors, architects, [...]

  • H. Sun
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 301-318

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    This study examines the interrelatedness between the hierarchical structure of China׳s urban system and high-speed railway (HSR) network planning at the national level. As [...]

  • A. Stavridou
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 127-145

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    This study explores architectural design by examining air, fluid mechanics, and the natural ventilation of buildings. In this context, this research introduces a new way of [...]

  • H. Sotoudeh, W. Abdullah
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 85-93

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    Historic city cores in many countries either fell into neglect or suffered from harmful developments. Due to a variety of reasons, conservation projects failed to preserve [...]

  • X. Shi, W. She, H. Zhou, Y. Zhang, F. Shi, W. Chen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 23-33

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    Architectural heritage conservation is an important field in architectural research. The Hui-style vernacular dwelling is an essential architectural heritage of China. Its [...]

  • L. Shen, Z. Li, J. Zeng, J. Li
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 295-304

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    According to the information of 231 cultural and creative industry parks on the Internet literature, this research classified and studied the park elements from the text using [...]

  • K. Shekhawat
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 324-330

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    In most applications, such as urbanism and architecture, randomly utilizing given spaces is certainly not favorable. This study proposes an explicit algorithm for utilizing [...]

  • A. Sharma
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 24-34

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    The ubiquitous sameness of urban greenways prompts questions on generative design grammar and syntax, whether creative, critical rethinking at that level might be lacking. [...]

  • J. Shao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 362-372

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    Recent innovations in modern architectural technology facilitated the development and widespread utilisation of sustainable commercial buildings for sustainable social development. [...]

  • N. Ramzy
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 338-353

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    Cultural background plays a significant role in the sphere of visual art. Semiotics as a discipline is recognized as a useful tool in gauging cultural background and identifying [...]

  • D. Shach-Pinsly, I. Porat
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 279-289

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    The planning process in a planning studio demonstrates a microcosm of diverse concepts of ideologies and identities seeking acknowledgment and spatial recognition. In the [...]

  • M. Sebti, D. Alkama, A. Bouchair
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 322-337

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    The architecture of the Ouargla Ksar has long been recognized as an example of adaptation to harsh climate in the deep desert of Algeria. Over the last few decades, it has [...]

  • A. Schijndel, H. Schellen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 121-133

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    Due to the climate change debate, a lot of research and maps of external climate parameters are available. However, maps of indoor climate performance parameters are still [...]

  • M. Hossain
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 420-434

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    The Mughal settlements are an integral part of Old Dhaka. Uncontrolled urbanization, changes in land use patterns, the growing density of new settlements, and modern transportation [...]

  • J. Savoini, Z. Lafhaj
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 89-95

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    This paper presents an overview of the functional dimensioning (FD) concept applied to the construction sector. FD addresses the issue of tolerance, construction involves [...]

  • E. Samuel, E. Joseph-Akwara, A. Richard
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 29-41

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    Given the ability of building information models (BIM) to serve as a multidisciplinary data repository, this study attempts to explore and exploit the sustainability value [...]

  • S. Salvo
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015).

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    The framework of the Italian restoration doctrine is based on the reception and transmission of the memory of the past. However, interventions in modern architecture represent [...]

  • H. Safari, F. Moridani, S. Mahdzar
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 499-507

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    Legibility is based on landmarks and geometry. Visitors in a space learn to “read” an area by using three- and two-dimensional cues. This research aimed to determine the [...]

  • D. Ruggeri, D. Young
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 15-26

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    Critics have pointed at new technologies as culprits in the decline of civic life, neighboring and social capital construction in Western societies. When applied to community [...]

  • X. Ruan
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 332-340

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    Utzon throughout his life time designed and built three houses for himself and his family. A study of these houses shows the slow development of a doubt, albeit understated, [...]

  • S. Rossi, M. Pellizzari
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 435-444

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    Inaugurated in June 2012, the Carapace at Castelbuono Estate Winery in Italy is a highly interesting example of biomorphic architecture. The structure, an artistic creation [...]

  • Q. Roslan, S. Ibrahim, R. Affandi, M. Nawi, A. Baharun
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 126-133

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    Increase of indoor temperature compared with outdoor temperature is a major concern in modern house design. Occupants suffer from this uncomfortable condition because of overheating [...]

  • M. Ismail
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 30-41

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    Acoustics is an important factor in mosque prayer halls that had not been given extensive concern during the architectural design stages. Eventually, the importance of speech [...]

  • M. Ismail
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 162-177

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    The development of sustainability has made the application of green concepts to cityscapes and urban design mandatory and has popularized the installation of vegetation on [...]

  • M. Ismail
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 55-68

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    A questionnaire study was conducted to investigate the soundscape preferences of the sonic environment in Cairo. Participants, who were Cairo residents, were questioned about [...]

  • M. Rashid, D. Ara
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 46-55

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    Vernacular buildings across the globe provide instructive examples of sustainable solutions to building problems. Yet, these solutions are assumed to be inapplicable to modern [...]

  • R. Ramilo, M. Embi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 431-451

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    The development and use of design technology for architecture in the modern world have led to the emergence of various design methodologies. Current design research has focused [...]

  • A. Pratiwi, S. Zhao, X. Mi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 285-295

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    Many cities organize cultural festivals to promote their distinctiveness, boost the local economy, and enhance quality of life. However, urban spaces are packed with visitors [...]

  • X. Qu, D. Matsushita, T. Yoshida, M. Han
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 58-68

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    This paper used Active Radio Frequency Identification (Active RFID) technology to identify in which rooms fathers and their child tend to stay together and talk, and in which [...]

  • M. Pourjafar, M. Amini, E. Varzaneh, M. Mahdavinejad
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 10-19

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    A city is a vital organism that lives and grows like other organisms. Therefore, implementing development plans that would provide a sense of unity and integration in relation [...]

  • K. Perini
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 267-277

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    Several researches show the environmental and microclimatic benefits of the integration of vegetation in architecture, however the potentialities of vertical and horizontal [...]

  • A. Campanelli
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 213-223

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    The restoration of the former Pirelli Tower in Milan, which dates back to the early 1950s, is an example of various issues in approaching the “conservation of the new”. [...]

  • Y. Park, S. Ham
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 63-73

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    This study identifies the spatial characteristics and relationships of each used space according to the multiplex type. In this study, multiplexes are classified according [...]

  • R. Panella, M. Tugnoli
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 171-185

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    The new Hall of Marcus Aurelius in the Capitoline Museums, located within the ancient site of Giardino Romano, displays the original statue of the Roman emperor of the 2nd [...]

  • Z. Othman, R. Aird, L. Buys
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 12-23

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    Traditional Islamic teachings and traditions involve guidelines that have direct applications in the domestic sphere. The principles of privacy, modesty, and hospitality are [...]

  • Z. Othman, L. Buys
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 383-391

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    The topics on toilets, defecation and perianal cleansing may be perceived as taboo subjects in daily discussions but are markedly important from health and hygienical perspectives. [...]

  • K. Oosterhuis
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 411-420

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    The world around us is evolving. We are living inside evolution. As a practicing architect I find nothing more natural than to look around me and implement relevant changes [...]

  • S. Onmura, S. Hokoi, D. Ogura
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 301-309

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    In Japan, tile exfoliation from external walls is a serious problem that must be prevented. In our previous study, a tiled concrete sample was dried at a temperature of 105 [...]

  • A. Ilesanmi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 134-142

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    This paper explored through a literature review, the domains of research in Architecture and the nature of doctoral research, with a view to contributing to the evolving research [...]

  • M. Fadeyi, K. Alkhaja, M. Sulayem, B. Abu-Hijleh
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 166-177

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    This study presents findings of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) investigations conducted in elementary schools׳ classrooms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Average TVOC, [...]

  • E. Ibem, A. Opoko, A. Adeboye, D. Amole
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 178-190

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    This study assessed the performance of residential buildings in public housing estates in urban areas of Ogun State Southwest Nigeria. It was based on the notion that users' [...]

  • P. Adewale, O. Adhuze
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014).

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    The competence of fresh graduates of architecture has been continuously criticized by the industry for inadequate knowledge. This is often blamed on the poor standard of education [...]

  • C. Lo, T. Chang, I. Lai
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 358-367

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    Linking pieces of design information for inspiration are an important part of the early phase of the design process. One key linking operation is assembling, wherein designers [...]

  • S. Nazidizaji, A. Tomé, F. Regateiro
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 318-329

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    Understanding the cognitive processes of the human mind is necessary to further learn about design thinking processes. Cognitive studies are also significant in the research [...]

  • S. Nazidizaji, A. Tomé, F. Regateiro
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 413-423

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    The design studio is the core of the architecture curriculum. Interpersonal interactions have a key role during the processes of design and critique. The influence of emotional [...]

  • L. Napoli, P. Baldassarri
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 91-99

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    Palazzo Valentini, a historical site of Rome׳s Provincial Administration, is located at the heart of the city. The building was purchased in 1827 by Vincenzo Valentini, a [...]

  • F. Naceur
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 400-408

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    This paper explores how modifications of urban space in informal settlements influence residents′ quality of life and perceptions of safety. This is a case study of Bouakal, [...]

  • J. Mundo-Hernández, M. Valerdi-Nochebuena, J. Sosa-Oliver
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 330-340

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    This paper presents the results obtained from a post-occupancy evaluation (POE) study conducted in an old fabric building called “La Violeta ”. This structure has been [...]

  • D. Morgareidge, H. CAI, J. JIA
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 250-264

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    Planning the design of the emergency department (ED) is a complex process. Hospital leaders and architects must consider many complex and interdependent factors, including [...]

  • P. Moonen, T. Defraeye, V. Dorer, B. Blocken, J. Carmeliet
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 197-228

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    The global trend towards urbanisation explains the growing interest in the study of the modification of the urban climate due to the heat island effect and global warming, [...]

  • N. Mohtashami, M. Mahdavinejad, M. Bemanian
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 319-331

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    In this paper, the city prosperity manifest is analyzed through a logical process and a framework is then proposed for designing healthy buildings in Tehran. The current status [...]

  • C. Mitterer, H. Künzel, S. Herkel, A. Holm
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 229-235

    Abstract
    Designing energy efficient and comfortable buildings requires harmonizing the complex interactions of architecture, construction and building service engineering. The building [...]

  • F. Halifeoglu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 209-221

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    The ancient walls of Diyarbakir are the citys most important urban element, exhibiting an artistic grace through the arrangement of the towers, architectural values, dimensions, [...]

  • M. Meagher
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 159-165

    Abstract
    The integration of responsive components in architecture offers the potential to enhance the experience of the building by giving expression to fleeting, changeable aspects [...]

  • I. Rian, M. Sassone
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 298-323

    Abstract
    The shapes of trees are complex and fractal-like, and they have a set of physical, mechanical and biological functions. The relation between them always draws attention of [...]

  • K. Maruya, S. Yamashita, T. Uchiyama
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 253-262

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    At present, the planning for the conservation or development of Japanese traditional crafts is based on administrative districts or water catchment areas. However, the conservation [...]

  • T. Cracknell, B. Abu-Hijleh
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 308-317

    Abstract
    Mounting awareness of climate change in recent years has led the construction industry to initiate new approaches toward sustainable building design, yet stakeholders in hospitality [...]

  • R. Mangkuto, S. Wang, M. Aries, E. Loenen, J. Hensen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 398-412

    Abstract
    This article discusses the measurement and simulation of a first generation prototype of Virtual Natural Lighting Solutions (VNLS), which are systems that can artificially [...]

  • S. Malhis
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 74-90

    Abstract
    Mamluk sultans were known for their patronage of the arts and architecture. Their educational institutions were among the wide array of architectural projects that linked [...]

  • F. Lu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 489-498

    Abstract
    Classical temples constructed by an entire class are considered as a democratic artifact that symbolizes social and communal beliefs and embodies religious significance. In [...]

  • G. Lombardo
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012).

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    The modern and updated use of traditional materials in the building industry often proves to improve the performance of the buildings through the economy of management, duration, [...]

  • G. Lombardo
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 357-364

    Abstract
    The present paper is part of a research that is developed within the sustainable building design through the revisiting of the traditional construction materials. The results [...]

  • Z. Li, Q. Wei, H. He
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 354-361

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    Cultural architecture, specially, museum architecture, is of significant social value and importance for the improvement of city image, and for the optimization of peoples [...]

  • Z. Li, R. Zeng, M. Ye
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 186-195

    Abstract
    This paper reviewed child behavior in Chinese residential landscapes. A field survey was used to investigate place characteristics, whereas fixed-point observation and visualization [...]

  • Y. Li, D. Ogura, S. Hokoi, T. Ishizaki
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 375-379

    Abstract
    In 1972 mural paintings of Takamatsuzuka tumulus were discovered and have been conserved on site for 35 years, but fungi growth on the mural paintings was not suppressed. [...]

  • . Li
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 392-399

    Abstract
    Genetic Algorithm (GA) is widely adopted in optimization and the improvement of its optimization performance is attracting many researchers’ attentions. In solving practical [...]

  • Z. Liu, S. Zhao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 296-307

    Abstract
    This study focused on the structure and the platform of the road space of historic districts. We analyzed the road networks of 16 historic districts in Japan from the perspectives [...]

  • R. Liu, D. Jiang, L. Shi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 111-125

    Abstract
    Due to the growing number of emergency accidents occurring around students, evacuation issues have become significantly important for both school officials and architects. [...]

  • Y. Liu, J. Kang, Y. Zhang, D. Wang, L. Mao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 453-465

    Abstract
    People׳s visual perception and recognition of urban colorscape tones change significantly in hazy weather. A psychological experiment is conducted in this study to investigate [...]

  • K. Liu, J. Wang, P. Tang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). pp. 280-286

    Abstract
    Since the 1990s, with peoples living requirements getting more and more advanced, the speed of the residential commercialization gets higher and higher, which promotes the [...]

  • Y. Liu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 121-140

    Abstract
    Established in 1909, Tsinghua College was built on the base of a royal garden, and developed into a modern university through campus designs produced by Henry Murphy. The [...]

  • K. Liu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 108-120

    Abstract
    Western architectural drawing techniques were introduced to China in the 1870s, when their importance was increasingly recognized by the Chinese. The development of architectural [...]

  • Y. Liu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 79-80

  • Y. Liu
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). pp. 191-208

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    The research of modern Chinese architectural history formally started in the mid-1980s and the first conference held in 1986 in Beijing marks the establishment of the field. [...]

  • B. Lin, Q. Yu, Z. Li, X. Zhou
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 11-22

    Abstract
    Based on a large number of researches and engineering practices both domestic and overseas, it is shown that the building parameters to be determined during scheme phase can [...]

  • Y. Lin, L. Bao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 220-229

    Abstract
    Based on research of the current situation and analysis result of a case study in the Nanjing region, this paper proposes a “wheelchair slow transit”(WST) system-based [...]

  • B. Lee, M. Trcka, J. Hensen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 326-333

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    Industrial halls are characterized with their relatively high roof-to-floor ratio, which facilitates ready deployment of renewable energy generation, such as photovoltaic [...]

  • A. Kusumowidagdo, A. Sachari, P. Widodo
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 52-62

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    Atriums as quasi-internal public spaces in shopping centers play an essential role as an identity provider and offer spatial orientation in shopping center architecture. This [...]

  • S. Kumar, V. Bansal
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 39-51

    Abstract
    Worker safety during construction is widely accepted, but the selection of safe sites for a building is generally not considered. Safe site selection (SSS) largely depends [...]

  • R. Kramer, J. Schijndel, H. Schellen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 318-325

    Abstract
    This paper provides a systematic literature review on simplified building models. Questions are answered like: What kind of modelling approaches are applied? What are their [...]

  • T. Kobayashi, S. Ikaruga
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 393-402

    Abstract
    In Japan, local cities experience a number of problems related to deterioration of residential environment, quality of public service, and vitalization of commercial land. [...]

  • T. Kobayashi, S. Ikaruga
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 277-284

    Abstract
    A reduction of environmental burdens is currently required. In particular, proposing a new approach for the construction of a smart city using renewable energy is important. [...]

  • K. Kiruthiga, K. Thirumaran
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 96-107

    Abstract
    This paper aims to investigate the changes in the virtual perception on the built heritage at the traditional core settlement of Kumbakonam Town at Tamilnadu and to analyze [...]

  • K. Karashima, A. Ohgai, K. Tadamura
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 263-276

    Abstract
    Approximately 20, 000 ha of densely built-up areas still remain in Japan. However, the advance of improvements in these areas has been very slow. Thus, making draft improvement [...]

  • J. Maina
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 310-321

    Abstract
    Public housing delivery in developing countries often involves the provision of government-funded housing units. Over time, occupants transform such units to suit their changing [...]

  • P. Johansson, B. Adl-Zarrabi, C. Hagentoft
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 334-340

    Abstract
    The energy use in buildings has to be decreased to reach the targets and regulations in the European Union. One way of reducing the energy demand is to use vacuum insulation [...]

  • H. Jin, W. Ling
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 212-219

    Abstract
    Daqing is situated in one of the severely cold regions of China. The living environment in this region is extremely poor because of the harsh climate and the backward economy. [...]

  • S. Jiang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 141-153

    Abstract
    The paper deciphers the Chinese literature to English speaking scholars and bridges the gap between China and the western countries on the topics of therapeutic landscapes [...]

  • B. Janssens, A. Verbruggen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 44-54

    Abstract
    Climate change policies imply significant reductions of energy use in buildings. For this, prevailing energy performance standards fall short, notwithstanding the emergence [...]

  • M. Janicki, D. Heim
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 23-29

    Abstract
    This work aimed to find the best possible solution for transparent façades. The evaluation was formulated to assure the highest user comfort criteria corresponding to energy [...]

  • K. James-Chakraborty
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 81-88

    Abstract
    Louis Kahn is often credited with having in his National Assembly in Dhaka (1962–1983) introduced modern architecture to Bangladesh. In fact at least as technologically [...]

  • K. James-Chakraborty
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 1-9

    Abstract
    Overturning assumptions that nonwestern architecture has been static over time, new scholarship focused on colonial and postcolonial architecture and urbanism and on nonwestern [...]

  • S. Jaganathan, L. Nesan, R. Ibrahim, A. Mohammad
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 377-386

    Abstract
    An architectural design process is investigated to achieve form flexibility in industrialized building systems (IBS), as IBS constructions do not have sufficient flexibility [...]

  • F. Isidori
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 100-118

    Abstract
    Restoration and redevelopment are difficult when traces of things that require preservation have been minimized. Such operations are even more complex whenever a portion of [...]

  • M. Illguth, C. Schuler, Ö. Bucak
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 119-126

    Abstract
    Commonly, in the evaluation of the optical appearance of glass panes in building envelopes, anisotropies are a reason for a dispute between the architect or client and the [...]

  • I. Hwang, W. Choi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 17-28

    Abstract
    In the present study, improving acoustical characteristics of a Gothic cathedral (Myeong-dong Cathedral, which is the first built Western Gothic-style architecture in Korea) [...]

  • S. Hu, X. Jin, M. Zhou
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 86-100

    Abstract
    The current paper discusses the conservation and restoration of the Guang Sheng Si Pagoda of the Liao Dynasty in Liaoning Province, China. The Southeast University, together [...]

  • H. Hua
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 400-404

    Abstract
    The experiment carried by the author in 2010 is to test if self-organizing systems could be systematically regulated according to the users preference for global behavior. [...]

  • W. Huang, D. Matsushita, J. Munemoto
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 44-50

    Abstract
    This paper explores the problem-solving behavior of people in design activities through a protocol analysis of verbal reports on the interior work design process simulated [...]

  • W. Hou, W. Wang, X. Yan
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 69-76

    Abstract
    This paper expounds the consideration to the design of protection and exhibition of Hanyuan Hall and Linde Hall of the Daming Palace. Based on in-depth study on their existing [...]

  • Y. Hong
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 466-476

    Abstract
    American architect Henry Killam Murphy contributed extensively in designing college campuses, making him a significant figure in the history of modern Chinese architecture. [...]

  • S. Hokoi, D. Ogura, X. Fu, Y. Rao
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 134-146

    Abstract
    A field survey on energy consumption by hot water supply and cooking was conducted in two cities in China, Nanjing, and Hefei. In each city, 5 housing complexes were selected, [...]

  • Y. Hibino, S. Hokoi, K. Yoshida, S. Takada, M. Nakajima, M. Yamate
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 51-57

    Abstract
    For a healthy and productive life, good sleep is essential, which has prompted studies on how comfortable sleep can be achieved. Understanding the relationship between thermal [...]

  • W. He, S. Hu, L. Ji
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 91-100

    Abstract
    Xiaonan Garden is the back garden at the Weng family’s former residence, a famed mansion in Jiangnan. Various architectural colored paintings in the Jiangnan style, including [...]

  • A. Mahmoud, R. Omar
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 35-45

    Abstract
    Trees are a major factor in defining the spatial qualities of outdoor spaces. This study investigates the influence of spatial configuration produced by the proposed tree [...]

  • Z. Guo, B. Li
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 53-62

    Abstract
    This paper presents a method for the automatic generation of a spatial architectural layout from a user-specified architectural program. The proposed approach binds a multi-agent [...]

  • F. Goia
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 341-347

    Abstract
    The adoption of Phase Change Materials (PCMs) in glazing systems was proposed to increase the heat capacity of the fenestration, being some PCMs partially transparent to visible [...]

  • R. Gharib, A. Salama
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 468-476

    Abstract
    Doha, Qatar is continuously positioning itself at the forefront of international urbanism with different qualities of expression in terms of economy, culture, and global outlook, [...]

  • S. Geving, J. Holme
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 42-49

    Abstract
    Wood frame walls typically need a vapour barrier at the warm side to avoid interstitial condensation due to vapour diffusion and air leakages from the interior. A more vapour [...]

  • T. Fukuda, T. Zhang, N. Yabuki
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 386-397

    Abstract
    The need for visual landscape assessment in large-scale projects for the evaluation of the effects of a particular project on the surrounding landscape has grown in recent [...]

  • T. Fischer
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 368-375

    Abstract
    Presenting a hard-to-predict typography-varying system predicated on Nazi-era cryptography, the Enigma cipher machine, this paper illustrates conditions under which unrepeatable [...]

  • H. Diker
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 365-374

    Abstract
    This article aims at telling the story of restoration and exhibition of the Section of Arms and Armours (the Outer Treasury) in Topkapı Palace Museum. During this process, [...]

  • H. Feng
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 252-262

    Abstract
    The ever-increasing complexity of design processes fosters novel design computation models to be employed in architectural research and design in order to facilitate accurate [...]

  • N. Farida
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 457-467

    Abstract
    This study aims to identify how the characteristics of shared outdoor spaces in housing estates influence residents to interact with one another. The study specifically focuses [...]

  • A. ELMokadem, N. Megahed, D. Noaman
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016).

    Abstract
    The renewed interest that is being paid by architects, project developers and local governments to integrate wind turbines with buildings is mainly required a framework to [...]

  • S. Eldakdoky, A. Elkhateeb
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 1-16

    Abstract
    Based on the commonly used indicators for speech intelligibility, this work acoustically evaluates the two largest auditoria in the Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, [...]

  • K. Eder, T. Bednar
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 68-78

    Abstract
    This article presents an innovative façade system designed to increase the thermal comfort inside an office room and to enhance the cooling capacity of the suspended cooling [...]

  • R. d׳Aquino
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 81-90

    Abstract
    One of the objectives of the redevelopment project for Trajan׳s Market, which spanned from 2000 to 2002, was to rearrange the market׳s accessibility and the visiting paths [...]

  • R. Du
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 290-300

    Abstract
    Compared with medium-sized cities, megacities play an increasingly important role in the rapid urbanization process in China. Owing to the expanding scale of large cities, [...]

  • R. Du
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 287-294

    Abstract
    Spatial evolution in ancient Chinese villages is always one of the most interesting research topics in the field of architectural design, urban planning and history of architecture. [...]

  • C. Dubois, G. Cloutier, A. Potvin, L. Adolphe, F. Joerin
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 1-11

    Abstract
    For mid-latitude cities, higher summer temperatures due to climate change are a cause for concern because they aggravate the urban heat island phenomenon and reduce thermal [...]

  • Y. Deng, S. Poon
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 222-233

    Abstract
    Chinas large public buildings (LPBs) often become problematic after only a few years' operation, leading to shortened building lifespans. Lacking architectural programming [...]

  • Y. Deng
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2(1)

    Abstract
    Mega-event flagship (MEF) is a dual instrument for staging a mega-event and catalyzing regional urban renewal. Despite its unfailing popularity and controversial nature, many [...]

  • P. Andersen, C. Rode, H. Madsen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 488-499

    Abstract
    This paper addresses the difficulties in pinpointing reasons for unexpectedly high energy consumption in construction, and in low-energy houses especially. Statistical methods [...]

  • A. Jiboye
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 20-27

    Abstract
    This study investigates the effect of house-types on the assessment of residential quality in Osogbo, Nigeria. Through a questionnaire survey, this study employs a stratified [...]

  • A. Jiboye
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 236-243

    Abstract
    This study is a post-occupancy evaluation of residential satisfaction in Oniru Estate, Lagos, Nigeria. It conceived residents’ satisfaction as a measure of people’s attitudes [...]

  • S. Datta, S. Hanafin, R. Woodbury
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3(2) pp. 192-198

    Abstract
    This paper reports on the design and control of a responsive envelope based on the rotation of tessellated components. The study investigates responsive and dynamic approaches [...]

  • S. Dang, D. Yuan, W. Kong
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(4) pp. 425-432

    Abstract
    In China, the urban–rural dual structure of land market has resulted in urban sprawl caused by industrial diffusion. Urban sprawl disintegrated agricultural communities [...]

  • L. Dabbour
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1(4) pp. 380-391

    Abstract
    This paper discusses geometric proportions which serve as a design tool, especially for Islamic pattern design. The key role of geometry in Islamic patterns is discussed with [...]

  • T. Coomans
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3(2) pp. 89-107

    Abstract
    In 1926, French Jesuit missionaries from Daming published at Xianxian (Hebei province) a little handbook for church construction in Northern China: “Le missionnaire constructeur, [...]

  • D. Toe, T. Kubota
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 278-291

    Abstract
    The objective of this study was to develop an adaptive thermal comfort equation for naturally ventilated buildings in hot–humid climates. The study employed statistical [...]

  • S. Chien, H. Wang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 376-385

    Abstract
    We proposed a support system called the “Smart Partition System” for infill elements that integrate smart technologies according to the Open Building principles. The design [...]

  • X. Chen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 353-359

    Abstract
    The conservation practice in China, termed “Chinese stylistic restoration” in this study, has been influenced by the traditional Chinese philosophy and construction principles, [...]

  • T. Chen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 77-85

    Abstract
    Stockaded villages of the Qiang nationality that are made up of watchtowers and watch-houses are an important part of its cultural heritage. The earliest documentary records [...]

  • L. Chen
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 166-177

    Abstract
    Agent-based modeling (ABM) is an emerging modeling approach. In the past two decades, agent-based models have been increasingly adapted by social scientists, especially scientists [...]

  • H. Chau
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015).

    Abstract
    The three contemporary Chinese architects, namely Yung Ho Chang, Liu Jiakun, and Wang Shu, have often been labeled as the ‘avant-garde’ or xianfeng architects in China. [...]

  • G. Chaolin, W. Liya, I. Cook
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 101-149

    Abstract
    This paper is a comprehensive study on the progress in research on Chinese urbanization. On the basis of the concept and connotation of Chinese urbanization defined by Chinese [...]

  • C. Chan
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 253-258

    Abstract
    Rhythm in design, as explored in this research, is proposed to be the result of cognitive performance generated stylistically by creators and recognized consciously by beholders. [...]

  • T. Chang, W. Huang
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 335-336

  • M. Erişmiş, A. Gezerman
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 409-419

    Abstract
    The Rumeli Fortress has a unique place in world history. This study presents information on the castle and Fatih period, explains the aspects of castle thought to be important, [...]

  • G. Carbonara
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4 pp. 79-80

  • G. Carbonara
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 2-9

    Abstract
    The essay provides an up-to-date review of the realities of Italian restoration. Restoration work feeds off the doubt that stems directly from historical and balance, and [...]

  • M. Bruelisauer, F. Meggers, H. Leibundgut
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 292-300

    Abstract
    Efforts to limit CO2 emissions from buildings in the tropics either focus on reducing energy demand, i.e., air-conditioning, or on replacing fossil with renewable sources. [...]

  • M. Bomberg, F. Andreas
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 500-502

  • M. Bomberg
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 116-119

  • M. Bomberg
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 263-266

  • M. Bomberg
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 421-423

  • M. Bitarafan, S. Hosseini, S. hashemi-fesharaki, A. Esmailzadeh
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 67-73

    Abstract
    The design of all spatial scales in a manufactured environment is part of the architectural skills and knowledge. Therefore, an architectural design should be drafted to reduce [...]

  • H. Binici, S. Kapur
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 101-110

    Abstract
    Al-Andalus mortar is an ancient binding material (lime mortar) that was used for centuries in numerous historical buildings in Al-Andalus, Granada (Spain). The physico-chemical [...]

  • N. Biloria
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012). Vol. 1 pp. 259-271

    Abstract
    The design-research illustrated in this research article focus on the emerging field of interactive architecture focusing on developing real-time information exchanging architectural [...]

  • A. Berge, B. Adl-Zarrabi, C. Hagentoft
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 476-482

    Abstract
    A standard TPS measurement gives the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of an isotropic material which in turn gives the heat capacity. The thermal properties of [...]

  • F. Bashier
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 424-430

    Abstract
    The design studio environment has remained the same throughout the past century. As the Studio Culture Task Force of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) [...]

  • D. Barbarash
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 477-488

    Abstract
    Practicing designers and design students across multiple fields were surveyed to measure preference and perception of traditional hand and digital tools to determine if common [...]

  • D. Green
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3 pp. 228-237

    Abstract
    The conceptualization of the Household/Neighborhood Model for skilled nursing facilities began in 1987 at Evergreen Retirement Community in Oshkosh, WI, USA in the search [...]

  • M. Amado, I. Ramalhete, A. Amado, J. Freitas
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2017). Vol. 6 pp. 74-88

    Abstract
    Housing development has become one of the main strategies to alleviate impoverished communities in developing countries. In the past, policies and programs focused on either [...]

  • S. Alitajer, G. Nojoumi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5 pp. 341-352

    Abstract
    The Iranian concept of home goes far beyond physical aspects, and its essence is interwoven with the spiritual nature of humankind. This concept has gained new meanings with [...]

  • F. Mustafa, A. Hassan
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2 pp. 445-456

    Abstract
    This study attempts to quantify the influence of spatial configuration on the functional efficiency of mosque layouts in the early Ottoman period. The literature review consists [...]

  • M. Alharbi, S. Emmitt, P. Demian
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4(3) pp. 237-247

    Abstract
    This research aimed to develop a unique framework to help architects understand and apply architectural management (AM) in their practices. A comprehensive literature review [...]

  • O. Alagbe, A. Oluwatayo, P. Aderonmu, G. Alalade
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2015). Vol. 4(3)

    Abstract
    Architectural education in Nigeria is divided into at wo-tier training system of four and two years for undergraduate and postgraduate study, respectively. After the completion [...]

  • K. Al-Obaidi, M. Ismail, A. Rahman
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3(2) pp. 178-191

    Abstract
    A passive skylight system is a significant building design element that provides an ideal condition for interior spaces. However, the use of this system is limited to specific [...]

  • K. Al-Obaidi, M. Ismail, A. Rahman
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2014). Vol. 3(3) pp. 283-297

    Abstract
    Cooling is one of the major concerns in building tropical houses. This problem is exacerbated by the heat gain of the roof, which constitutes 70% of the total heat gain. The [...]

  • O. Akande, D. Odeleye, A. Coday, C. JimenezBescos
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2)

    Abstract
    The operational phase of a building project has increasingly gained importance with their energy performance becoming valuable and determining their operational excellence. [...]

  • C. Aghemo, J. Virgone, G. Fracastoro, A. Pellegrino, L. Blaso, J. Savoyat, K. Johannes
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2(2) pp. 147-161

    Abstract
    The presented work addresses the topic of energy savings in existing public buildings, when no significant retrofits on building envelope or plants can be done and savings [...]

  • A. Oluwatayo, D. Amole
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2(1) pp. 94-106

    Abstract
    With architectural firms, owners are often managers whose characteristics may influence the firm structure. This study investigated the relationships between ownership characteristics, [...]

  • Y. Abdullahi, M. Embi
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013). Vol. 2(2) pp. 243-251

    Abstract
    This research demonstrates the suitability of applying Islamic geometrical patterns (IGPs) to architectural elements in terms of time scale accuracy and style matching. To [...]

  • S. Carta
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2013).

    Abstract
    This article offers a retrospective of the Shanghai World Expo 2010, placing it within an historical framework and hence comparing it to the other major World Expos from 1851 [...]

  • W. Hien
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 276-278

    Abstract
    With the increasing urbanization, studies have shown that the Urban Heat Island (UHI) Intensity in many cities has increased drastically. This issue is becoming even more [...]

  • N. Webb, A. Brown
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2)

    Abstract
    Research and critique of unbuilt or destroyed works of architecture is traditionally carried out through the examination of surviving information such as drawings, models, [...]

  • F. Soflaei, M. Shokouhian, S. Shemirani
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2)

    Abstract
    The effect of courtyards as microclimate modifiers on the sustainability of traditional houses in a region with BWks mesoclimate in Iran was explored. The principle behind [...]

  • Z. Nagy, B. Svetozarevic, P. Jayathissa, M. Begle, J. Hofer, G. Lydon, A. Willmann, A. Schlueter
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 143-156

    Abstract
    The Adaptive Solar Facade (ASF) is a modular, highly integrated dynamic building facade.The energetic behavior as well as the architectural expression of the facade can be [...]

  • M. Kashef
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 239-253

    Abstract
    This is an analytical study of the intensely debated concept of urban livability. The paper examines different literature or theoretical streams that contribute to the debate [...]

  • I. Requena-Ruiz
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 157-170

    Abstract
    The study of the relationship of climate and indoor thermal environments in architecture is essential to understand the inhabitants׳ sensory perception. This is even more [...]

  • M. González-Díaz, J. García-Navarro
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 202-212

    Abstract
    Up to now, ecology has a strong influence on the development of technical and instrumental aspects of architecture, such as renewable and efficient of resources and energy, [...]

  • B. Ferguson, D. Ferguson
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 194-201

    Abstract
    Architectural and personal influences on neighboring behaviors were studied in a residential neighborhood using both qualitative informal conversations, and systematic recording [...]

  • Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 171-193

    Abstract
    In the past few decades, the use of glass in buildings has remarkably increased. As a result, several transparent buildings have been constructed, in which the materials have [...]

  • Y. Deng, E. Chan, S. Poon
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 213-224

    Abstract
    Public housing (PH) has existed in Hong Kong for six decades. Previous and current challenges that have been encountered over time function as a collective driver for design [...]

  • O. Aoun, J. Teller
    Frontiers of Architectural Research (2016). Vol. 5(2) pp. 254-264

    Abstract
    Driven by globalization and market openings, many architecture and engineering firms have become global. By focusing on the urban megaprojects in the Gulf, a particular cultural [...]

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