Session B3 : ABS

16:00 Building Refurbishment: Strategies, Technologies, Performance

Chair: Steve Burroughs, University of South Australia

Strategies for the refurbishment of landmarked post-war façades
  • Starting point: Resources of landmarked post-war buildings
  • Strategic refurbishment of façades from the 1950s and 1960s
  • Structural stability, damages, functionality, and contemporary building culture Spiegel-Hochhaus

Florian Mähl, osd GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt, Germany

Double skin suitable for Mediterranean climate in school gym buildings
  • Dry system for building renovation
  • Reducing energy consumption with bio-climate architecture
  • Envelope performance of public building

Margherita Finamore, Municipality of Pesaro, Italy

Villa Castelli: architectural heritage and energy efficiency
  • Listed existing building turned into nZEB
  • 20cm of hygroscopic material as internal insulation
  • Dynamic simulation to solve complex connection

Barbara Wörndle, Solarraum, Bolzano, Italy

Improving performance of existing buildings through engineered skins in deep renovation interventions
  • Holistic building renovation in urban peripheries
  • Energy and structural retrofit with engineered advanced building skins
  • Life cycle approach for the additional skin

Chiara Passoni, Università di Bergamo, Dalmine, Italy

Retrofitting skylights: thermal transference through large rooftop penetrations
  • Preservation of energy efficiency through large roof openings
  • Daylighting, passive solar design, roof assembly design, materiality
  • Case studies on energy loss and preservation

Kristel Bethel, Amtech Solutions, Dallas, USA

Integrating efficient technologies in building envelopes
  • Energy retrofitting and add-ons in existing buildings
  • User-oriented technologies
  • Seismic improvement by façade additions

Annarita Ferrante, University of Bologna, Italy

Brief Presentations

Design methodology and computational tools for eco-adaptive building skins

Davide Ventura, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

17:30 End of Conference Day 1