Josep Vives Rego's scientific contributions

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The aim of this research was to analyse the astronomical orientation of Greek temples and the relationship between that and the religious rituals carried out in them, using solar analysis software tools. For our case study, we chose the temple of the Parthenon. Highly practical solar analysis software tools enabled us to determine the astronomical...
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Sustainability has been defined as the need to preserve existing natural resources so that the earth is able to continue to provide these resources for future generations. Put more simply, a sustainable system is one that survives or persists (Costanza and Patten, 1995). In order to ensure the sustainability of architectural and building activity,...
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There is an increasingly urgent need to cut global CO2 emissions and thereby avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change. In the EU construction sector, action has already begun to help minimise carbon emissions and reverse their current negative impact on the environment. These initiatives have so far been based on introducing the mandat...
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An in-depth understanding of the basis of urban sustainability in urbanisation involves tackling a carefully integrated process. By means of a holistic guiding concept pushing the boundaries in the sustainable design of buildings, this article describes the development plan drawn up to reurbanise the seafront " Área de las térmicas del Besós " in B...
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This article describes the development plan which has been drawn up to reurbanise the seafront “Area de las termicas dels Besos”. This combines residential and tertiary uses, infrastructure and also free areas for museum uses in the great industrial building of the old power station. The current plan will make it possible to gain a kilometre of bea...
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In the earliest civilizations of the Ancient World, sun worship developed in parallel with an understanding of the movement of the stars. That was the origin of an architecture that expressed a number of religious and cosmological beliefs. Studies of ancient archaeological remains have revealed that astronomical orientations strongly influenced the...
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El sector de la edificacion es uno de los sectores productivos en los que se deberia actuar si se desean reducir drasticamente las emisiones de CO2, Por ello, si queremos afrontar seriamente el problema del cambio climatico global hemos de abordar el desafio de adecuar los edificios existentes a los futuros requerimientos energeticos derivados de l...

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... Pagán (2016) has indicated that the attraction of the region, and the mobility of the city on the coast are increased from the union of diverse marine area and the remains of breakwaters along the coast. In the similar context, Usón Guardiola, Vives Rego & Uson Maimo (2016) have mentioned that the environmental impact of urban development is tackled by reducing carbon emissions and limiting global warming. Global sustainability can be achieved by increasing the simple and understandable strategies that allow local processes and waste production in creating a liveable and lively city. ...
... Mediante las simulaciones de producción, se revela que los paneles convencionales de silicio monocristalino desplegados en el caso de estudio con una potencia pico de 59.28 kWp, generan 66585.31 kWh/año rindiendo 196.77kWh/m 2 /año, logrando abastecer en 99.72% y 46.24%, alcanzando el estándar Net-Zero bajo la ocupación actual, es decir, el edificio consume poca energía comparado con el consumo promedio de edificaciones similares además de reducir la cantidad de energía requerida para su funcionamiento mediante fuentes renovables (Usón Guardiola et al., 2014). Los cálculos estimados muestran que el edificio admitiría un total de 208 PVs con una potencia nominal de 285 W y eficiencia del 15.5%. ...