Area of expertise and research interests

My research interests and topics of interest span -but are not limited to- the following:

  •  Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design
  •  Sustainability assessment for the built environment
  • Strategic Sustainability assessment for the whole life span of buildings, Sustainability Indicators (SI’s) and multi-criteria decision making for the built environment.
  • Application and development of Assessment methods: Measuring, prediction and monitoring.
  • Building performance, evaluation (POE, BEF…) – Sustainability Assessment methods: BREEAM, LEED, BEPAC
  • Building Information Modelling BIM Apps
  • Complexity, resilience and adaptability in the Built Environment, Climate change and the built environment
  • Emergency Preparedness (EP), means of egress modelling in urban and architectural settings.
  • Mediterranean, Vernacular, Traditional architecture in the MENA region
  • Sustainability application in conservation strategies for historic cities and traditional buildings
  • Restoration of historic buildings, vulnerable buildings, collapsing structures
  • Risk assessment of vulnerable buildings under threat, design, materials and spatiality
  • Space syntax in architectural & urban design