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

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 ...

Natural lighting in Mediterranean climates. Visual comfort in top-lit sports halls: from the Barcelona 1992 Olympics to the Tarragona 2018 Mediterranean Games 

González Matterson, Maria Leandra (Date of defense: 2021-03-01)

The role of natural light in the health and wellbeing of users is a central subject to architectural design today. Sustainability and energy efficiency are also leading concerns. Therefore, new and existing buildings must ...

Exploring the applications and limitations of location-based social network data in urban spatiotemporal analysis 

Yang, Liya (Date of defense: 2021-09-27)

Nowadays, the widespread utilization of intelligent mobile and located-embedded services extends the border of social network sites (SNS) to physical-spatial space. The appearance of SNS changes our daily life meanwhile ...

Enhancement of pedestrian comfort in the hot climate city of Jeddah 

Masoud, Badia Ghassan (Date of defense: 2021-11-03)

The ancient cities of hot arid climates, founded and grew linked to pedestrian mobility, followed a preferably compact growth pattern until the beginning of the 20th century. The resulting urban form impacted urban ...

Fundamentos de la morfogénesis de tensoestructuras: Membrane House 

Arnaiz Barrio, Beatriz (Date of defense: 2021-07-30)

The fundamental objective of this thesis is to delve into the process of generating the shape of tensioned membrane structures, from the conjunction of the theoretical foundations presented and practical experimentation, ...

La no equidad del impuesto inmobiliario: un análisis al valor catastral de vivienda en Mazatlán, mediante uso del método CRITIC y el método de Ratio 

Colado Velázquez, Luis Alfonso (Date of defense: 2021-07-22)

Methodological inconsistencies in land appraisal, legal (constitutional) lagging and the lack of a manual updated to current construction technology at the Cadastral Institute of Sinaloa State, along with inconsistencies ...

El component bloc tècnic : nova concepció dels traçats verticals als edificis plurifamiliars actuals a Catalunya. 

Crespo Sánchez, Eva (Date of defense: 2017-07-24)

This thesis aims to take advance of the slowdown of the construction sector in recent years, in order to achieve a qualitative leap in the design and implement system of the vertical grids in multifamily residential buildings ...

Urban cemetery biophilic integration for human well-being : an applied case study of Tehran, Iran 

Mirbagheri, Mahsa (Date of defense: 2021-05-25)

Cemeteries are an ancient reality, and while their basic function has not changed, their physical layout as well as the symbolic and emotional role within our societies has undergone profound transformations over time. The ...

Sistemas de evaluación de la vivienda hacia ciudades sostenibles: Análisis de su impacto en el edificio y en el entorno urbano 

Saldaña Márquez, Héctor (Date of defense: 2020-06-29)

In the last decade, priority attention has been directed towards obtaining sustainability in housing; which, has been pointed out as an entity capable of mitigating the environmental problems caused in urban centers. The ...

La ciudad cuidadora : calidad de vida urbana desde una perspectiva feminista 

Gutiérrez Valdivia, Blanca (Date of defense: 2021-01-27)

The goal of this thesis is to evaluate from a feminist perspective whether the quality of life in urban spaces is equal for women and men The research method is based on a triangulation of qualitative and quantitative ...