Departament de Tecnologia de l'Arquitectura

La Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona Tech (UPC) és una institució pública de recerca i d'educació superior en els àmbits de l'enginyeria, l'arquitectura i les ciències.

L’activitat dels seus campus i centres fan de la UPC un punt de referència i, en complicitat amb el teixit productiu, són agent i motor de canvi econòmic i social, en posar en valor la recerca bàsica i aplicada i transferir tecnologia i coneixement a la societat.

Els investigadors i investigadores de la UPC treballen des dels laboratoris i centres de recerca per augmentar la producció científica, valoritzar-la socialment a través de la transferència de resultats i continuar liderant projectes internacionals d’excel·lència, ja sigui a partir d’iniciatives pròpies o en col·laboració amb altres centres de recerca i universitats d’arreu del món.

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Recent Submissions

Development of models to evaluate the potential of building roofs to reduce air pollution: application to the case of Tehran 

Banirazi Motlagh, Seyed Hamed (Date of defense: 2024-02-13)

(English) Environmental protection is a principle of both Millennium Development Goals and sustainable development, underscoring critical issues like greenhouse gases, global warming, and air pollution. Air pollution is a ...

Estrategias de diseño bioclimático para una vivienda popular en clima cálido-húmedo de México : protección solar, ventilación y técnicas de deshumidificación 

Guzmán Hernández, Ignacio Alejandro (Date of defense: 2023-11-06)

(English) Popular housing in hot and humid areas of Mexico often faces challenges in terms of energy efficiency and comfort due to extreme weather conditions. Humidity is one of the main problems affecting the habitability ...

La terre crue à l’épreuve des ambiances sonores : un dialogue entre la mesure physique et les expériences sensibles. 

Miranda Santos, Marta (Date of defense: 2022-12-14)

(English) Raw earth provides important environmental benefits, such as low embodied energy, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and infinite reversibility. Today, these already well-known benefits are boosting interest in ...

La intervención pública en rehabilitación y regeneración urbana en Barcelona : caracterización de claves operativas y metodológicas 

Uzqueda Martínez, Ángel L. (Date of defense: 2023-07-24)

(English) There is a broad consensus on the need to drive urban intervention public policies with the purpose of promoting more inclusive, sustainable, balanced and diverse cities. Urban intervention is not neutral; it has ...

Low-cost intelligent refurbishment of façades : a study of Barcelona public school building façades 

Habibi, Saeid (Date of defense: 2023-02-01)

(English) Due to the fact that construction, maintenance, and operation of buildings consume almost 40% of global energy today, architects play a major role in the reduction of world energy consumption. Building’s façades ...

Estudio numérico y comparativo del comportamiento de columnas tubulares mixtas con un pretensado inicial de uno de los componentes : aproximación experimental del comportamiento de secciones CFST pretensadas, sometidas a compresión cíclica 

Milan, Caio Cesar (Date of defense: 2023-03-23)

(English) The use of mixed structures of the most varied types and typologies, mainly in steel and concrete, have been increasingly used in the recent decades. The mechanical advantages of these structures in comparison ...

El urban sprawl : un modelo de urbanización insostenible 

Arellano Ramos, Blanca (Date of defense: 2022-09-30)

(English) he present thesis consists in a PhD thesis by compendium of publications. The general objective of the thesis is the analysis of the phenomenon of the Urban Sprawl, on a planetary scale, starting from the hypothesis ...

Evaluación crítica de los nuevos sistemas de transporte público en la ciudad de La Paz, desde la perspectiva de la planificación, gestión y gobernanza 

Vargas Beltrán, Dan Delvi (Date of defense: 2022-11-09)

(English) The characteristics of the transport system are what explain the difficulties and facilities for mobility and access to services. The transport situation in the urban area of La Paz has been worsening over time, ...

Entendiendo los Parques Nacionales como reflejo de nuestra capacidad para vivir en un medio natural. Una mirada a través de la habitabilidad, Parque Torres del Paine 

Villanueva Retamales, Laura Alicia (Date of defense: 2022-11-22)

(English) Since last decade, tourism in Chilean Patagonia has grown rapidly, largely promoted by State policies and encouraged by privately held companies, whose objective is to turn this region into a pole of attraction ...

Uniones y elementos de conexión para estructuras con bambú: clasificación y desarrollo de un prototipo de conexión 

Aguilar Larrinaga, Roberto (Date of defense: 2022-11-04)

(English) Bamboo is a material of great importance in different civilizations of Asia and Latin America. Its use goes from the roots to the leaves, which are raw material to make edible products, furniture and construction ...

Sustainability assessment model of mass housing's interior rehabilitation. Economic, environmental, and social impacts of interior rehabilitation scenarios in Iranian MHs. The case of Ekbatan, Tehran, Iran 

Zolfaghari, Seyyed Mohammadreza (Date of defense: 2022-07-15)

The construction of mass housings (MHs) solved high demands for housing in urban areas in the 1960s and 1970s worldwide. After decades of continuous use and inadequate maintenance, these MHs have been censured due to their ...

Passive mosaic energy optimization: toward free-running school buildings 

Ledesma Hidalgo, Maria Gabriela (Date of defense: 2022-07-28)

Technic, economic, environmental, and architectural constraints in existing building stocks set an energy renovation framework not always compatible with passive strategies. In deep energy renovations, the first line of ...

Reconocimiento y evaluación de la superficie de los vidrios smalti usados en revestimientos de trencadís 

Arias Holguín-Veras, Paloma Magdalena (Date of defense: 2022-10-17)

This doctoral thesis delves into the knowledge of Venetian glass known as smalti, a unique material with a long history whose main application has been as a tesserae of mosaic cladding. During the Modernism period architecture ...

Metodología para evaluación rápida de susceptibilidad de pérdida de función por sismos en infraestructura hospitalaria 

Rivera Rogel, Carmen Alicia (Date of defense: 2020-10-29)

Hospitals are a fundamental part of a country's health system and are considered essential facilities for dealing with natural disasters. Nevertheless, hospitals may be highly vulnerable structures. Loss of functionality, ...

El recorrido en espacios de baja intensidad lumínica 

Espinoza Cateriano, Edgard Eduardo (Date of defense: 2022-09-05)

The research focuses on how to illuminate low light intensity spaces. Different uses of those spaces serve as the start point for rethinking lighting design. The characteristics of light, surface and vision are essential ...

Comportamiento térmico de cerramientos opacos verticales en edificios universitarios de Bahia (Brasil) 

Santana, Bruno Oliveira (Date of defense: 2021-11-23)

This thesis analyzes the wall’s thermal performance of learning spaces and its impact on cooling demand. Three classrooms are selected as case studies, each located on a different university campus in separate cities in ...

Domos desplegables : método geométrico a partir de polígonos regulares 

Torres Londoño, Natalia Paola (Date of defense: 2022-06-16)

This research proposes a design method for deployable domes from the scissor-type system, starting from the geometry of regular polygons for its configuration. The geometry of the regular polygons inscribed in a circumference, ...

Applying safe flooring in housing environments related to the independent elderly : evaluating suitability flooring technology to absorb impact in the event of a fall 

Mashhouri, Leila (Date of defense: 2021-11-18)

This research has been developed with the intention of investigating a different generation of pavements. Most of the current pavements have the same basic standard characteristics and this ensures that living conditions ...

Netzero de alta densidad : análisis de ciclo de vida y energías renovables aplicado a vivienda colectiva en Colombia 

Ballén Zamora, Sergio (Date of defense: 2021-12-10)

NetZero Energy Buildings or buildings with almost zero energy consumption, are buildings with high energy performance in terms of operational energy, and which also seek to reduce their CO2 emissions in addition to other ...

La persistencia de lo habitable : Socoroma y la construcción del paisaje del agua : el habitar y la gestión del agua para la construcción del paisaje de los pueblos alto-andinos del norte de Chile 

Chandia Jaure, Rosa (Date of defense: 2021-02-24)

The study of Traditional Ancestral Knowledge associated with the construction of a landscape and a way of living, constitutes an effective mechanism to move towards sustainable development. It is a body of technical ...

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