Recent publications and conference contributions by researchers in Environment and Technology include:


  • Schiano-Phan, R., 2015. ‘Pioneering innovation: application of passive downdraught evaporative cooling in US buildings. Lessons from post occupancy evaluation studies’. In: O Edificio Ambiental. Goncalves, J., Bode, K. (Editors). Oficina de Texto: Sao Paulo.


  • Ford, B., Pentella G., Schiano-Phan, R.,Vallejo, J., Zhu, W., 2014. ‘A Green School for Gaza: design and thermal performance evaluation’. PLEA 2014: The 30th Conference on Passive & Low Energy Architecture, Ahmedabad, India, 12 – 14 December 2014
  • McLean, William, ed. (2014) Dante Bini: building with air. Bibliotheque McLean, London. ISBN 9780955886843
  • McLean, William, ed. (2014) Experiments in gothic Structures, Robert Mark. Bibliotheque McLean, London. ISBN 9780955886867
  • Mclean, Will. Silver, Pete and Evans, Peter (2014) Structural Engineering for Architecture: A Handbook. London: Laurence King, London, 2014.
  • Mora, H., Schiano-Phan, R., 2014. ‘Contemporary use of earthen techniques in Colombia: thermal performance of domestic and non-domestic building typologies’. PLEA 2014: The 30th Conference on Passive & Low Energy Architecture, Ahmedabad, India, 12 – 14 December 2014.
  • Schiano-Phan, Rosa (2014) Cool city: cooling strategies for the urban context. In: Collective housing and sustainability. ETSAM, Madrid. 


  • Mclean, Will and Silver, Pete. Introduction to Architectural Technology (2nd Edition). London: Laurence King. 2013.


  • Montazami, Azadeh, Wilson, Mike and Nicol, Fergus. ‘Aircraft noise, overheating and poor air quality in classrooms in London primary schools.’ Building and Environment 52, June 2012: 129-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.11.019
  • Sakka, Agathi, Santamouris, Matheos, Livada, I., Nicol Fergus and Wilson, Mike. ‘On the Thermal Performance of low Income Housing during Heat Waves.’ Energy and Buildings 49 (2) June 2012: 69-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.01.023
  • Schiano-Phan, Rosa. ‘Post-occupancy evaluation of non-domestic buildings using Passive Downdraught Evaporative Cooling in south-west USA.’ Architectural Science Review, iFirst, October 2012: 1-21.
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Environmental Design

Scholars, doctoral students and practitioners engage in environmental design research in a number of areas.

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Architectural Technology

Scholars, doctoral students and practitioners engage in research into a wide range of architectural technologies.