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Prof Steve Sharples BSc PhD CEng MCIBSE FSLL MASHRAE

Professor of Sustainable Environmental Design Architecture

Publications

2019

A parametric analysis of the influence of wind speed and direction on the thermal comfort performance of a Passive Downdraught Evaporative Cooling (PDEC) system – field measurements from a Saudi Arabian library (Conference Paper)

Alshenaifi, M. A., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). A parametric analysis of the influence of wind speed and direction on the thermal comfort performance of a Passive Downdraught Evaporative Cooling (PDEC) system – field measurements from a Saudi Arabian library. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 329 (pp. 012042). IOP Publishing. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012042

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012042

Analysing the benefits and challenges of retrofitting rural dwellings in Hunan, China to the Passivhaus EnerPHit standard (Conference Paper)

Liu, C., Mohammadpourkarbasi, H., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). Analysing the benefits and challenges of retrofitting rural dwellings in Hunan, China to the Passivhaus EnerPHit standard. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 329 (pp. 012008). IOP Publishing. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012008

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012008

Envi-MET validation and sensitivity analysis using field measurements in a hot arid climate (Conference Paper)

Ayyad, Y. N., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). Envi-MET validation and sensitivity analysis using field measurements in a hot arid climate. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 329 (pp. 012040). IOP Publishing. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012040

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012040

Modelling the impact of ground temperature and ground insulation on cooling energy use in a tropical house constructed to the Passivhaus Standard (Conference Paper)

Sigalingging, R. C., Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). Modelling the impact of ground temperature and ground insulation on cooling energy use in a tropical house constructed to the Passivhaus Standard. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 329 (pp. 012010). IOP Publishing. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012010

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012010

Sensitivity energy analysis for the Saudi residential buildings envelope codes under future climate change scenarios: the case for the hot and humid region in Jeddah (Conference Paper)

Abuhussain, M. A., Chow, D. H. C., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). Sensitivity energy analysis for the Saudi residential buildings envelope codes under future climate change scenarios: the case for the hot and humid region in Jeddah. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 329 (pp. 012039). IOP Publishing. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012039

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012039

The relationship between thermal environments and clothing insulation for rural low-income residents in China in winter (Conference Paper)

Zhao, W., Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). The relationship between thermal environments and clothing insulation for rural low-income residents in China in winter. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 329 (pp. 012023). IOP Publishing. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012023

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/329/1/012023

Assessing internal conditions in typical housing built to Passivhaus Standard in Jakarta, Indonesia – analysis for a hot, humid, tropical season (Conference Paper)

Sigalingging, R., Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (2019, April 25). Assessing internal conditions in typical housing built to Passivhaus Standard in Jakarta, Indonesia – analysis for a hot, humid, tropical season. In CIBSE Technical Symposium (pp. 13 pages). Sheffield.

Evaluating the effect on thermal comfort and energy use of applying the Passivhaus standard to a dwelling in a hot humid climate – a case study in Jakarta, Indonesia (Conference Paper)

Sigalingging, R., Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (2019). Evaluating the effect on thermal comfort and energy use of applying the Passivhaus standard to a dwelling in a hot humid climate – a case study in Jakarta, Indonesia. In CATE2019 Comfort at the Extremes (pp. 521-533). Dubai.

Monitoring the performance of a passive downdraught evaporative cooling (PDEC) system – a case study of a library in Saudi Arabia (Conference Paper)

Alshenaifi, M., & Sharples, S. (2019). Monitoring the performance of a passive downdraught evaporative cooling (PDEC) system – a case study of a library in Saudi Arabia. In CATE2019 Comfort at the Extremes (pp. 877-888). Dubai.

Thermal comfort, occupant control behaviour and performance gap – a study of office buildings in north-east China using data mining (Journal article)

Sun, C., Zhang, R., Sharples, S., Han, Y., & Zhang, H. (2019). Thermal comfort, occupant control behaviour and performance gap - A study of office buildings in north-east China using data mining. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, 149, 305-321. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.12.036

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.12.036

2018

The embodied CO(2)e of sustainable energy technologies used in buildings: A review article (Journal article)

Finnegan, S., Jones, C., & Sharples, S. (2018). The embodied CO(2)e of sustainable energy technologies used in buildings: A review article. ENERGY AND BUILDINGS, 181, 50-61. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.09.037

DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.09.037

Assessing the adaptability of the Saudi residential building`s energy code for future climate change scenarios (Conference Paper)

Abuhussain, M., Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (2018, December 10). Assessing the adaptability of the Saudi residential building`s energy code for future climate change scenarios. In PLEA 2018, 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, (pp. 6 pages). Hong Kong.

Investigating the impact of architectural form and wind direction on the performance of a passive downdraught evaporative cooling tower in Saudi Arabia (Conference Paper)

Alshenaifi, M., & Sharples, S. (2018, December 10). Investigating the impact of architectural form and wind direction on the performance of a passive downdraught evaporative cooling tower in Saudi Arabia. In 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 6 pages). Hong Kong.

Summertime thermal comfort and adaptive behaviours in mixed-mode office buildings in Harbin, China (Conference Paper)

Zhang, R., Cheng, S., Sharples, S., Han, Y., & Zhang, H. (2018, December 10). Summertime thermal comfort and adaptive behaviours in mixed-mode office buildings in Harbin, China. In 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 6 pages). Hong Kong.

Climate Change and Building Design (Chapter)

Sharples, S. (2018). Climate Change and Building Design. In D. Mumovic, & M. Santamouris (Eds.), A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering (2nd ed.) (pp. 371-379). Routledge.

Retrofitting improved environmental performance in refugee housing in Jerash Refugee Camp Jordan (Conference Paper)

Mari, T., & Sharples, S. (2018, September 12). Retrofitting improved environmental performance in refugee housing in Jerash Refugee Camp Jordan. In http://newton-sdbe.uk/conferences/sdbe-2018/ (pp. 1133-1144). London.

A longitudinal study of summertime occupant behaviour and thermal comfort in office buildings in northern China (Journal article)

Sun, C., Zhang, R., Sharples, S., Han, Y., & Zhang, H. (2018). A longitudinal study of summertime occupant behaviour and thermal comfort in office buildings in northern China. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, 143, 404-420. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.07.004

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.07.004

User-centered participatory design for community-based healthcare environment: a pilot study in Suzhou Industry Park, China (Conference Paper)

Ban, Q., Chen, B., & Sharples, S. (2018). User-centered participatory design for community-based healthcare environment: a pilot study in Suzhou Industry Park, China. In Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association EDRA49. Oklahoma City, USA.

User behavior information management and design quality optimization of the building environment (Journal article)

Ban, Q., Chen, B., Kang, J., Sharples, S., Li, J., & Yao, J. (2018). User behavior information management and design quality optimization of the building environment. Building Science, 34(6), 74-81.

The carbon impact of a UK safari park - Application of the GHG protocol using measured energy data (Journal article)

Finnegan, S., Sharples, S., Johnston, T., & Fulton, M. (2018). The carbon impact of a UK safari park - Application of the GHG protocol using measured energy data. ENERGY, 153, 256-264. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2018.04.033

DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2018.04.033

2017

Thermal comfort and behaviour control in mixed-mode office buildings in Harbin, China (Conference Paper)

Zhang, R., Sun, C., Sharples, S., & Zhang, H. (2017). Thermal comfort and behaviour control in mixed-mode office buildings in Harbin, China. In http://newton-sdbe.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SDBE2017_-Proceedings-v1.pdf (pp. 318-330). London.

Sky View Factor Calculation A computational-geometrical approach (Conference Paper)

Al-Sudani, A., Hussein, H., & Sharples, S. (2017). Sky View Factor Calculation A computational-geometrical approach. In ECAADE 2017: SHARING OF COMPUTABLE KNOWLEDGE! (SHOCK!), VOL 2 (pp. 673-682). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Air pollution and daylight availability in the urban area: dynamic simulation in an open-plan office in London (Conference Paper)

Du, J., Zhang, X., & Sharples, S. (2017). Air pollution and daylight availability in the urban area: dynamic simulation in an open-plan office in London. In 15th International Conference of IBPSA. San Francisco.

Ground factors and lighting design in an urban area: daylight availability and light pollution risk (Conference Paper)

Zhang, X., Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2017). Ground factors and lighting design in an urban area: daylight availability and light pollution risk. In 15th International Conference of IBPSA. San Francisco.

Assessing cooling energy load and dehumidification in housing built to Passivhaus standard in Jakarta, Indonesia (Conference Paper)

Sigalingging, R., Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (2017, July 3). Assessing cooling energy load and dehumidification in housing built to Passivhaus standard in Jakarta, Indonesia. In 33rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Edinburgh.

Envelope design and thermal comfort performance in a high-rise office building in Saudi Arabia (Conference Paper)

Alyami, F., & Sharples, S. (2017, July 3). Envelope design and thermal comfort performance in a high-rise office building in Saudi Arabia. In 33rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Edinburgh.

Impact of building envelope construction on thermal comfort: a parametric analysis of modern, low income housing in south-west Nigeria for current and future climates (Conference Paper)

Ogunrin, O., & Sharples, S. (2017, July 3). Impact of building envelope construction on thermal comfort: a parametric analysis of modern, low income housing in south-west Nigeria for current and future climates. In 33rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Edinburgh.

Outdoor thermal comfort in a hot urban climate: analysing the impact of creating wind passageways in Al-Moski, Egypt using ENVI_MET (Conference Paper)

Ayyad, Y., & Sharples, S. (2017, July 3). Outdoor thermal comfort in a hot urban climate: analysing the impact of creating wind passageways in Al-Moski, Egypt using ENVI_MET. In 33rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Edinburgh.

Quantifying the behaviour of modern and traditional construction systems on the basis of thermal comfort (Conference Paper)

Sajjadian, S. M., & Sharples, S. (2017, July 3). Quantifying the behaviour of modern and traditional construction systems on the basis of thermal comfort. In 33rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Edinburgh.

The Influence of façade design on the optimum window to wall ratio and overheating rate in UK Passivhaus dwellings for current and future climates (Conference Paper)

Lavafpour, Y., & Sharples, S. (2017, July 3). The Influence of façade design on the optimum window to wall ratio and overheating rate in UK Passivhaus dwellings for current and future climates. In 33rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Edinburgh.

Will cool roofs improve the thermal performance of our built environment? A study assessing roof systems in Bahrain (Journal article)

Radhi, H., Sharples, S., Taleb, H., & Fahmy, M. (2017). Will cool roofs improve the thermal performance of our built environment? A study assessing roof systems in Bahrain. Energy and Buildings, 135, 324-337. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.11.048

DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.11.048

2016

Quantifying noise exposure and natural ventilation performance in urban areas (Conference Paper)

Barclay, M., Sharples, S., & Kang, J. (2016). Quantifying noise exposure and natural ventilation performance in urban areas. In Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics Vol. 38 (pp. 69-77).

Climate adaptive building shells for office buildings in Egypt: a parametric and algorithmic daylight tool (Conference Paper)

Elkhatieb, M., & Sharples, S. (2016). Climate adaptive building shells for office buildings in Egypt: a parametric and algorithmic daylight tool. In SBE16 Dubai. Dubai - UAE.

Thermal comfort analysis for the first Passivhaus in Qatar (Conference Paper)

Khalfan, M., & Sharples, S. (2016). Thermal comfort analysis for the first Passivhaus in Qatar. In SBE16 Dubai. Dubai - UAE.

A study on architectural design tools and sustainability assessment standards of the healthcare environment (Journal article)

Qichao, B., Chen, B., Sharples, S., & Phiri, M. (2016). A study on architectural design tools and sustainability assessment standards of the healthcare environment. Architectural Journal.

An applied research on evidence-based design principles in healthcare environment (Journal article)

Qichao, B., Chen, B., Sharples, S., & Phiri, M. (2016). An applied research on evidence-based design principles in healthcare environment. Chinese Hospital Architecture & Equipment. doi:10.3969/j.issn.1671-9174.2016.10.009

DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1671-9174.2016.10.009

Analyzing urban microclimate air temperature measurements using a novel parameter - the partial sky view factor (Conference Paper)

Al-Sudani, A., & Sharples, S. (2016). Analyzing urban microclimate air temperature measurements using a novel parameter - the partial sky view factor. In 32nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, (pp. 7 pages). Los Angeles.

The Present and Future Energy Performance of the First Passivhaus Project in the Gulf Region (Journal article)

Khalfan, M., & Sharples, S. (2016). The Present and Future Energy Performance of the First Passivhaus Project in the Gulf Region. SUSTAINABILITY, 8(2). doi:10.3390/su8020139

DOI: 10.3390/su8020139

The feasibility of retrofitting existing office buildings to combat energy consumption due to future climate change in three key regions of China (Conference Paper)

Chow, D. H. C., & Sharples, S. (2016). The feasibility of retrofitting existing office buildings to combat energy consumption due to future climate change in three key regions of China. In SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES (pp. 139-147). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

The potential of inclined walls to reduce overheating risk: a Passivhaus case study for UK current and future climates (Conference Paper)

Lavafpour, Y., & Sharples, S. (2016). The potential of inclined walls to reduce overheating risk: a Passivhaus case study for UK current and future climates. In 32nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 6 pages). Los Angeles.

2015

The feasibility of retrofitting existing office buildings to combat energy consumption due to future climate change in three key regions of China (Conference Paper)

Chow, D., & Sharples, S. (2015). The feasibility of retrofitting existing office buildings to combat energy consumption due to future climate change in three key regions of China. In First International Conference on Sustainable Buildings and Structures (pp. 1-9). Suzhou, China.

Implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Energy-Efficient Domestic Retrofit: Quality Checking of BIM Model (Conference Paper)

Gholami, E., Kiviniemi, A., & Sharples, S. (2015). Implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Energy-Efficient Domestic Retrofit: Quality Checking of BIM Model. In 32nd CIB W78 Conference (pp. 1-10). Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Costs and benefits of using passive cooling techniques in Egyptian dwellings (Conference Paper)

Sheta, W., Mayhoub, M., & Sharples, S. (2015). Costs and benefits of using passive cooling techniques in Egyptian dwellings. In Proceedings of 31st International PLEA Conference, Passive Low Energy Architecture: Architecture in (R)Evolution. Bologna.

The first Passivhaus in Qatar: initial monitoring and modelling energy performance (Conference Paper)

Khalfan, M., Sharples, S., Amato, A., Skelhorn, C., & Bryant, J. (2015). The first Passivhaus in Qatar: initial monitoring and modelling energy performance. In Proceedings of 31st International PLEA Conference, Passive Low Energy Architecture: Architecture in (R)Evolution. Bologna.

Using tilted facade to reduce thermal discomfort in a UK Passivhaus dwelling for a warming climate (Conference Paper)

Lavaf Pour, Y., & Sharples, S. (2015). Using tilted facade to reduce thermal discomfort in a UK Passivhaus dwelling for a warming climate. In 6th International Building Physics Conference (pp. 1-6). Turin.

Heating and Cooling Loads in High Performance Construction Systems- Will Climate Change Alter Design Decisions? (Conference Paper)

Sajjadian, S. M., Lewis, J., & Sharples, S. (2015). Heating and Cooling Loads in High Performance Construction Systems- Will Climate Change Alter Design Decisions?. In DEFINING THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN DESIGN, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION Vol. 118 (pp. 498-506). doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.467

DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.467

Exploiting BIM in energy efficient domestic retrofit: evaluation of benefits and barriers (Conference Paper)

Gholami, E., Kiviniemi, A., Kocaturk, T., & Sharples, S. (2015). Exploiting BIM in energy efficient domestic retrofit: evaluation of benefits and barriers. In 2nd International Conference on Civil and Building Engineering Informatics ICCBEI (pp. 1-7). Tokyo.

Impact of urban heat islands on the thermal comfort and cooling energy demand of artificial islands-A case study of AMWAJ Islands in Bahrain (Journal article)

Radhi, H., Sharples, S., & Assem, E. (2015). Impact of urban heat islands on the thermal comfort and cooling energy demand of artificial islands-A case study of AMWAJ Islands in Bahrain. SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND SOCIETY, 19, 310-318. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2015.07.017

DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2015.07.017

Implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in energy-efficient retrofit: quality checking of BIM model (Conference Paper)

Gholami, E., Kiviniemi, A., Kocaturk, T., & Sharples, S. (2015). Implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in energy-efficient retrofit: quality checking of BIM model. In CIB W78 Conference 2015 (pp. 1-10). Eindhoven.

Summer Thermal Comfort and Self-Shading Geometries in Passivhaus Dwellings: A Pilot Study Using Future UK Climates (Journal article)

Lavafpour, Y., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). Summer Thermal Comfort and Self-Shading Geometries in Passivhaus Dwellings: A Pilot Study Using Future UK Climates. Buildings, 5(3), 964-984. doi:10.3390/buildings5030964

DOI: 10.3390/buildings5030964

The potential of phase change materials to reduce domestic cooling energy loads for current and future UK climates (Journal article)

Sajjadian, S. M., Lewis, J., & Sharples, S. (2015). The potential of phase change materials to reduce domestic cooling energy loads for current and future UK climates. ENERGY AND BUILDINGS, 93, 83-89. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.02.029

DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.02.029

2014

The impact of tropical classroom façade design alternatives on daylight levels and cooling energy consumption (Conference Paper)

Supansomboon, S., & Sharples, S. (2014). The impact of tropical classroom façade design alternatives on daylight levels and cooling energy consumption. In 30th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 1-6). Ahmedabad: PLEA.

Impact of the Envelope Geometry on Cooling Demand in Very Airtight UK Dwellings under Current and Future Weather Projections (Conference Paper)

Lavafpour, Y., & Sharples, S. (2014). Impact of the Envelope Geometry on Cooling Demand in Very Airtight UK Dwellings under Current and Future Weather Projections. In 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABILITY IN ENERGY AND BUILDINGS Vol. 62 (pp. 421-430). doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.12.404

DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2014.12.404

Analysing and optimizing the performance of hybrid housing design in the Middle East (Conference Paper)

Abdulrahman, A., & Sharples, S. (2014). Analysing and optimizing the performance of hybrid housing design in the Middle East. In 2nd IBPSA-England Conference (pp. 1-6). London: IBPSA-England.

Flexible and sustainable house design for current and future summer climates – an optimisation analysis for Mexico City (Conference Paper)

Venegas, A., & Sharples, S. (2014, June 23). Flexible and sustainable house design for current and future summer climates – an optimisation analysis for Mexico City. In BSO14, 2nd IBPSA-England Conference (pp. 1-8). UCL, London.

Assessing the environmental and economic impacts of cladding systems for green buildings (Chapter)

Radhi, H., & Sharples, S. (2014). Assessing the environmental and economic impacts of cladding systems for green buildings. In F. Pacheco-Torgal, L. F. Cabeza, J. Labrincha, & A. de Magalhães (Eds.), Eco-Efficient Construction and Building Materials: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Eco-Labeling and Case Studies (pp. 200-212). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing Ltd.

On the colours and properties of building surface materials to mitigate urban heat islands in highly productive solar regions (Journal article)

Radhi, H., Assem, E., & Sharples, S. (2014). On the colours and properties of building surface materials to mitigate urban heat islands in highly productive solar regions. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, 72, 162-172. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.11.005

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.11.005

2013

Eco-retrofitting very old dwellings: current and future energy and carbon performance for two UK cities (Conference Paper)

Mohammadpourkarbasi, H., & Sharples, S. (2013). Eco-retrofitting very old dwellings: current and future energy and carbon performance for two UK cities. In PLEA 2013 (pp. 1-6). Munich: PLEA.

Interpretation and determination of thermal comfort in climate change context (Conference Paper)

Sajjadian, S. M., Lewis, J., & Sharples, S. (2013). Interpretation and determination of thermal comfort in climate change context. In International Post Graduate Research Conference (pp. 1106-1113). Salford: University of Salford.

Draught Excluders for Chimneys (Report)

Mohammadpourkarbasi, H., & Sharples, S. (n.d.). Draught Excluders for Chimneys: Chimney Sheep-Draught Excluders for Chimneys. Retrieved from https://chimneysheep.co.uk/

The potential of shading devices to improve comfort in current and future UK housing through integrated simulations with high and low thermal mass construction systems (Conference Paper)

Sajjadian, S. M., Lewis, J., & Sharples, S. (2013). The potential of shading devices to improve comfort in current and future UK housing through integrated simulations with high and low thermal mass construction systems. In International Conference on Adaptation and Movement ICAM (pp. 1-6). Toronto: ICAM.

The performance of eco-refurbished housing under current and future climates (Conference Paper)

Mohammadpourkarbasi, H., & Sharples, S. (2013). The performance of eco-refurbished housing under current and future climates. In Central Europe towards Sustainable Building CESB13 (pp. 1-4). Prague: Czech Technical University.

Assessing the technical and economic performance of building integrated photovoltaics and their value to the GCC society (Journal article)

Sharples, S., & Radhi, H. (2013). Assessing the technical and economic performance of building integrated photovoltaics and their value to the GCC society. Renewable Energy, 55, 150-159. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.11.034

DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2012.11.034

Availability and use of natural light in multi-function classrooms in Thailand (Conference Paper)

Supansomboon, S., & Sharples, S. (2013). Availability and use of natural light in multi-function classrooms in Thailand. In SB13 Dubai Conference ‘Advancing the Green Agenda’ (pp. 6 pages). Dubai.

Exploiting BIM in energy efficient refurbishment: a paradigm of future opportunities (Conference Paper)

Gholami, E., Sharples, S., Abrishami, S., & Kocaturk, T. (2013). Exploiting BIM in energy efficient refurbishment: a paradigm of future opportunities. In 29th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 6 pages). Munich, Germany.

Global warming implications of facade parameters: a life cycle assessment of residential buildings in Bahrain (Journal article)

Radhi, H., & Sharples, S. (2013). Global warming implications of facade parameters: a life cycle assessment of residential buildings in Bahrain. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 38, 99-108.

Impacts of urbanisation on the thermal behaviour of new built up environments - a scoping study of urban heat island in Bahrain (Journal article)

Radhi, H., Fikiry, F., & Sharples, S. (2013). Impacts of urbanisation on the thermal behaviour of new built up environments - a scoping study of urban heat island in Bahrain. Landscape and Urban Planning, 113, 47-61.

Quantifying the domestic electricity consumption for air-conditioning due to urban heat islands in hot arid regions (Journal article)

Radhi, H., & Sharples, S. (2013). Quantifying the domestic electricity consumption for air-conditioning due to urban heat islands in hot arid regions. Applied Energy, 112, 371-380.

The eco-refurbishment of a 19th Century terraced house: energy and cost performance for current and future UK climates (Journal article)

Mohammadpourkarbasi, H., & Sharples, S. (2013). The eco-refurbishment of a 19th Century terraced house: energy and cost performance for current and future UK climates. Buildings, 3, 220-244.

Will multi-facade systems reduce cooling energy in fully glazed buildings? A scoping study of UAE buildings (Journal article)

Radhi, H., Sharples, S., & Fikry, F. (2013). Will multi-facade systems reduce cooling energy in fully glazed buildings? A scoping study of UAE buildings. Energy and Buildings, 56, 179-188.

2012

Current and future environmental performance of a Victorian terraced house refurbished to Passivhaus standards (Conference Paper)

Mohammadpourkarbasi, H., & Sharples, S. (2012). Current and future environmental performance of a Victorian terraced house refurbished to Passivhaus standards. In UK Passivhaus Conference 2012 (pp. 1-2). Nottinghham: BRE.

The impact of building regulations on thermal behaviour of dwellings in new urban settlements around Cairo (Conference Paper)

Sheta, W., Sharples, S., & Fotios, S. (2012). The impact of building regulations on thermal behaviour of dwellings in new urban settlements around Cairo. In PLEA 2012 (pp. 1-5). Lima: PLEA.

The ventilation shaft: an alternative passive cooling strategy for high-rise residential buildings in hot-humid climates (Conference Paper)

Prajongsan, P., & Sharples, S. (2012). The ventilation shaft: an alternative passive cooling strategy for high-rise residential buildings in hot-humid climates. In PLEA 2012 (pp. 1-6). Lima: PLEA.

Risk and Uncertainty in Sustainable Building (Conference Paper)

Sajjadian, S. M., Lewis, J., & Sharples, S. (2012). Risk and Uncertainty in Sustainable Building. In A. HÃ¥kansson (Ed.), Sustainability in Energy and Buildings SIST 22 Vol. 2 (pp. 903-912). Stockholm: Springer.

Combining noise mapping and natural ventilation performance for non-domestic buildings in an urban area (Journal article)

Barclay, M., Kang, J., & Sharples, S. (2012). Combining noise mapping and natural ventilation performance for non-domestic buildings in an urban area. Building and Environment, 52, 68-76.

Enhancing natural ventilation, thermal comfort and energy savings in high-rise residential buildings in Bangkok through the use of ventilation shafts (Journal article)

Prajongsan, P., & Sharples, S. (2012). Enhancing natural ventilation, thermal comfort and energy savings in high-rise residential buildings in Bangkok through the use of ventilation shafts. Building and Environment, 50, 104-113.

The assessment of vertical daylight factors across the walls of atrium buildings, Part 1: Square atria (Journal article)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2012). The assessment of vertical daylight factors across the walls of atrium buildings, Part 1: Square atria. LIGHTING RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, 44(2), 109-123. doi:10.1177/1477153511412530

DOI: 10.1177/1477153511412530

The assessment of vertical daylight factors across the walls of atrium buildings, Part 2: Rectangular atria (Journal article)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2012). The assessment of vertical daylight factors across the walls of atrium buildings, Part 2: Rectangular atria. LIGHTING RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, 44(2), 124-138. doi:10.1177/1477153511412531

DOI: 10.1177/1477153511412531

The interaction of rivers and urban form in mitigating the Urban Heat Island effect: A UK case study (Journal article)

Hathway, E. A., & Sharples, S. (2012). The interaction of rivers and urban form in mitigating the Urban Heat Island effect: A UK case study. Building and Environment, 58, 14-22. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.06.013

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.06.013

The natural ventilation performance of buildings under alternative future weather projections (Journal article)

Barclay, M., Sharples, S., Kang, J., & Watkins, R. (2012). The natural ventilation performance of buildings under alternative future weather projections. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 33(1), 35-50. doi:10.1177/0143624411427460

DOI: 10.1177/0143624411427460

2011

Daylight performance assessment and design strategies in the adjoining spaces of atrium buildings (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2011). Daylight performance assessment and design strategies in the adjoining spaces of atrium buildings. In PLEA 2011 - Architecture and Sustainable Development, Conference Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 765-770).

Delivering quality indoor environment in houses - the potential and impact of building materials for facade design in Cairo (Conference Paper)

Sheta, W., & Sharples, S. (2011). Delivering quality indoor environment in houses - the potential and impact of building materials for facade design in Cairo. In PLEA 2011 (pp. 517-522). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

Developing sustainable school design in Iran - a thermal comfort survey of a secondary school in Tehran (Conference Paper)

Zahiri, S., Sharples, S., & Altan, H. (2011). Developing sustainable school design in Iran - a thermal comfort survey of a secondary school in Tehran. In PLEA 2011 (pp. 523-528). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

Fading shades of green - perceptions and responses to working in a sustainable office (Conference Paper)

Monfared, I., & Sharples, S. (2011). Fading shades of green - perceptions and responses to working in a sustainable office. In PLEA 2011 (pp. 535-540). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

Forecasting carbon emissions of the UAE residential sector—a case study of Abu Dhabi (Conference Paper)

Radhi, H., & Sharples, S. (2011). Forecasting carbon emissions of the UAE residential sector—a case study of Abu Dhabi. In PLEA 2011 (pp. 251-256). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

Urban river microclimates (Conference Paper)

Hathway, A., & Sharples, S. (2011). Urban river microclimates. In PLEA 2011 (pp. 183-187). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

A model study of the daylighting and energy performance of rooms adjoining an atrium well (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2011). A model study of the daylighting and energy performance of rooms adjoining an atrium well. In WREC 2011 (pp. 1-6). Linkoping: WREC.

Acoustic impact of an urban micro hydro scheme (Conference Paper)

Johnson, N., Kang, J., Sharples, S., Hathway, A., & Papatya, D. (2011). Acoustic impact of an urban micro hydro scheme. In WREC 2011 (pp. 1-6). Linkoping: WREC.

A model study of the daylighting and energy performance of rooms adjoining an atrium well (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2011). A model study of the daylighting and energy performance of rooms adjoining an atrium well. In World Renewable Energy Congress 2011 (pp. 8 pages). Linköping, Sweden.

Assessing and predicting average daylight factors of adjoining spaces in atrium buildings under overcast sky (Journal article)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2011). Assessing and predicting average daylight factors of adjoining spaces in atrium buildings under overcast sky. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, 46(11), 2142-2152. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.04.020

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.04.020

Developing sustainable residential buildings in Saudi Arabia: A case study (Journal article)

Taleb, H. M., & Sharples, S. (2011). Developing sustainable residential buildings in Saudi Arabia: A case study. Applied Energy, 88(1), 383-391. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2010.07.029

DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2010.07.029

Occupants' perceptions and expectations of a green office building: a longitudinal study (Journal article)

Monfared, I. G., & Sharples, S. (2011). Occupants' perceptions and expectations of a green office building: a longitudinal study. Architectural Science Review, 54(4), 344-355.

The role of urban microclimates in reducing CO2 emissions from cities (Journal article)

Sharples, S., Fahny, M., & Hathway, A. (2011). The role of urban microclimates in reducing CO2 emissions from cities. Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (New Series).

The variation of daylight levels across atrium walls: Reflectance distribution and well geometry effects under overcast sky conditions (Journal article)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2011). The variation of daylight levels across atrium walls: Reflectance distribution and well geometry effects under overcast sky conditions. SOLAR ENERGY, 85(9), 2085-2100. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2011.05.015

DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2011.05.015

Urban form, thermal comfort and building CO2 emissions - a numerical analysis in Cairo (Journal article)

Fahmy, M., & Sharples, S. (2011). Urban form, thermal comfort and building CO2 emissions - a numerical analysis in Cairo. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 32(1), 73-84. doi:10.1177/0143624410394536

DOI: 10.1177/0143624410394536

2010

The role of urban microclimates in reducing CO2 emissions from cities (Conference Paper)

Sharples, S., Fahmy, M., & Hathway, A. (2010). The role of urban microclimates in reducing CO2 emissions from cities. In LCCA 2010 (pp. 1-7). Harbin: Harbin Institute of Technology.

The challenge of balancing the demands for a comfortable thermal and acoustic built environment in a sustainable future (Conference Paper)

Barclay, M., Kang, J., Sharples, S., Wang, B., & Du, H. (2010). The challenge of balancing the demands for a comfortable thermal and acoustic built environment in a sustainable future. In ISSA 2010 (pp. 1-6). Auckland: New Zealand Acoustical Society.

Estimating urban natural ventilation potential by noise mapping and building energy simulation (Conference Paper)

Barclay, M., Kang, J., Sharples, S., Wang, B., & Du, H. (2010). Estimating urban natural ventilation potential by noise mapping and building energy simulation. In 20th International Congress on Acoustics (pp. 7 pages). Sydney, Australia.

A building simulation sustainability analysis to assess dwellings in a new Cairo development (Conference Paper)

Sheta, W., & Sharples, S. (2010). A building simulation sustainability analysis to assess dwellings in a new Cairo development. In SimBuild 2010 (pp. 94-101). New York.

Thermal assessment of dwellings in a new community around Cairo (Conference Paper)

Sheta, W., & Sharples, S. (2010). Thermal assessment of dwellings in a new community around Cairo. In Clima 2010 (pp. 1-8). Antalya: Clima.

Applied energy conservation measures within residential buildings of Saudi Arabia: a scoping study of two case buildings (Conference Paper)

Taleb, H. M., & Sharples, S. (2020). Applied energy conservation measures within residential buildings of Saudi Arabia: a scoping study of two case buildings. In International Conference on Applied Energy (pp. 489-500). Singapore.

Applied energy conservation measures within residential buildings of Saudi Arabia: a scoping study of two case buildings (Conference Paper)

Taleb, H. W., & Sharples, S. (2010). Applied energy conservation measures within residential buildings of Saudi Arabia: a scoping study of two case buildings. In ICAE2010 (pp. 489-500). Singapore: ICAE.

An analysis of vertical daylight level distributions across the walls of atria (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2010). An analysis of vertical daylight level distributions across the walls of atria. In CIE Conference Lighting Quality and Energy Efficiency (pp. 646-652). Vienna.

Atrium daylighting: daylight levels on the wall and daylight levels in the adjoining spaces (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2010). Atrium daylighting: daylight levels on the wall and daylight levels in the adjoining spaces. In CIE Conference Lighting Quality and Energy Efficiency (pp. 653-661). Vienna: CIE.

Analysing the impact of reflectance distributions and well geometries on vertical surface daylight levels in atria for overcast skies (Journal article)

Du, J., & Sharpies, S. (2010). Analysing the impact of reflectance distributions and well geometries on vertical surface daylight levels in atria for overcast skies. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, 45(7), 1733-1745. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.01.026

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.01.026

Daylight in atrium buildings: Geometric shape and vertical sky components (Journal article)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2010). Daylight in atrium buildings: Geometric shape and vertical sky components. LIGHTING RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, 42(4), 385-397. doi:10.1177/1477153510366184

DOI: 10.1177/1477153510366184

Environment, Technology and Sustainability (Book)

Bougdah, H., & Sharples, S. (2010). Environment, Technology and Sustainability. London: Taylor & Francis.

LAI based trees selection for mid latitude urban developments: A microclimatic study in Cairo, Egypt (Journal article)

Fahmy, M., Sharples, S., & Yahiya, M. (2010). LAI based trees selection for mid latitude urban developments: A microclimatic study in Cairo, Egypt. Building and Environment, 45(2), 345-357. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.06.014

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.06.014

Physical and perceptional investigations of the urban environment in Clerkenwell, London (Chapter)

Refaee, M., Sharples, S., Moore, G., Croxford, B., Adams, M., & Cox, T. (2010). Physical and perceptional investigations of the urban environment in Clerkenwell, London. In Environment, Health, and Sustainable Development (pp. 243-258). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe Publishing.

2009

Computational simulations for predicting vertical daylight levels in atrium buildings (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2009). Computational simulations for predicting vertical daylight levels in atrium buildings. In IBPSA 2009 - International Building Performance Simulation Association 2009 (pp. 272-279).

Dual stage simulations to study microclimate thermal effects on comfort levels in a multifamily residential building (Conference Paper)

Fahmy, M., Sharples, S., & Eltrapolsi, A. (2009). Dual stage simulations to study microclimate thermal effects on comfort levels in a multifamily residential building. In 11th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference (pp. 1730-1736). Glasgow.

Daylight prediction in atrium buildings: Measurement, theoretical analysis and simulation (Conference Paper)

Du, J., & Sharples, S. (2009). Daylight prediction in atrium buildings: Measurement, theoretical analysis and simulation. In PLEA 2009 - Architecture Energy and the Occupant's Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture.

Once upon a climate: arid urban utopia of passive cooling and the diversity of sustainable forms (Conference Paper)

Fahmy, M., & Sharples, S. (2009). Once upon a climate: arid urban utopia of passive cooling and the diversity of sustainable forms. In 2nd International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and its Assessment (pp. 10 pages). Loughborough.

A sense of the city (Chapter)

Adams, M., Cox, T., Croxford, B., Moore, G., Sharples, S., & Refaee, M. (2009). A sense of the city. In R. Cooper, G. Evans, C. Boyko, & M. Adams (Eds.), Designing Sustainable Cites (pp. 75-85). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Climate Change and Building Design (Chapter)

Sharples, S., & Lee, S. (2009). Climate Change and Building Design. In D. Mumovic, & M. Santamouris (Eds.), A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering (pp. 263-269). London: Earthscan.

On the development of an urban passive thermal comfort system in Cairo, Egypt (Journal article)

Fahmy, M., & Sharples, S. (2009). On the development of an urban passive thermal comfort system in Cairo, Egypt. Building and Environment, 44(9), 1907-1916. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.01.010

DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.01.010

Urban environmental quality (Chapter)

Moore, G., Adams, M., Refaee, M., Cox, T., Croxford, B., & Sharples, S. (2009). Urban environmental quality. In R. Cooper, G. Evans, C. Boyko, & M. Adams (Eds.), Designing Sustainable Cites (pp. 54-74). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Will energy regulations in the Gulf States make buildings more comfortable – A scoping study of residential buildings (Journal article)

Radhi, H., Eltrapolsi, A., & Sharples, S. (2009). Will energy regulations in the Gulf States make buildings more comfortable – A scoping study of residential buildings. Applied Energy, 86(12), 2531-2539. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2009.04.003

DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2009.04.003

2008

An analysis of the Urban Heat Island of Sheffield – the impact of a changing climate (Conference Paper)

Lee, S., & Sharples, S. (2008). An analysis of the Urban Heat Island of Sheffield – the impact of a changing climate. In 25th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 1-6). Dublin.

Energy Performance Benchmarking (EPB): a system to measure building energy efficiency (Conference Paper)

Radhi, H., & Sharples, S. (2008). Energy Performance Benchmarking (EPB): a system to measure building energy efficiency. In 25th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 1-6). Dublin.

Passive design for urban thermal comfort: a comparison between different urban forms in Cairo, Egypt (Conference Paper)

Fahmy, M., & Sharples, S. (2008). Passive design for urban thermal comfort: a comparison between different urban forms in Cairo, Egypt. In 25th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (pp. 1-6). Dublin.

Extensive review for urban climatology: definitions, aspects and scales (Conference Paper)

Fahmy, M., Sharples, S., & Al-Kady, A. W. (2008). Extensive review for urban climatology: definitions, aspects and scales. In Proc. 7th ICCAE Conference (pp. 1-44). Cairo.

Developing Standards for Low-Energy Buildings in the Gulf States (Journal article)

Radhi, H., & Sharples, S. (2008). Developing Standards for Low-Energy Buildings in the Gulf States. Architectural Science Review, 51(4), 369-381. doi:10.3763/asre.2008.5141

DOI: 10.3763/asre.2008.5141

Environmental quality, housing and city residents: a sensory urbanism approach (Chapter)

Adams, M., Moore, G., Cox, T., Croxford, B., Refaee, M., & Sharples, S. (2008). Environmental quality, housing and city residents: a sensory urbanism approach. In P. J. Maginn, S. Thompson, & M. Tonts (Eds.), Qualitative Housing Analysis: an International Perspective (pp. 185-208). Bingley: Emerald.

The Photo-Survey Research Method: Capturing Life in the City (Journal article)

Moore, G., Croxford, B., Adams, M., Cox, T., Refaee, M., & Sharples, S. (2008). The Photo-Survey Research Method: Capturing Life in the City. Visual Studies, 23(1), 50-61.