Dr M Shahrestani, Dr S Smith, Assoc Prof E A Essah
Applications accepted all year round
Heating and cooling distribution systems are the most common parts of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems, which account for a significant portion of energy used in HVAC&R systems.
This PhD is open to those who wish to explore and promote the sensory dimension of the built environment and, particularly, to evaluate and critically reflect on the notion of ambiance/atmosphere (as a spatial phenomenon) and its importance for the design of lived space, and thus, its implications for architectural production.
Green infrastructure (GI) has been considered as one of most important passive air quality control strategies in cities for promoting health benefits as well as enhancing ecological service such as mitigating urban heat island.
Despite a wealth of research on the topic of collaboration among construction participants, conflicting instances affecting project success remains as one of the challenges in construction industry with various levels of negative impacts on the output of the project.
Effective collaboration among design and construction teams is an ongoing challenge in modern building construction due primarily to the increasingly complex and highly-specialised range of inputs required from architects, engineers, specialist manufacturers and installers.