The NanohouseTM - An Australian initiative for the future of energy efficient housing

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dc.contributor.author Muir, JG
dc.contributor.author Masens, CD
dc.contributor.author Tomkin, DF
dc.contributor.author Cortie, MB
dc.contributor.editor al, PJMBE
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:38:36Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01
dc.identifier.citation Nanotechnology in Construction, 2004, 1, pp. 291 - 304
dc.identifier.isbn 0854046232
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7891
dc.description.abstract Nanotechnology encompasses an array of technologies, all sharing the common attribute of arising from the science of the scale of nanometres. At this scale many materials exhibit physical properties different from those observable in larger quantities of the same materials. This presents a vast number of opportWlities to develop new materials and systems leading to a corresponding array of new products and processes. There is great interest in exploring how these new materials can be applied in existing and new buildings. A multidisciplinary team led by The Institute for Nanoscale Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), that includes people from a number other institutions within Australia such as the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSlRO) are developing the Nanohouse The Nanohouse is at the time of writing a concept house, existing in the fonn of architectural drawings, mathematical models and as a 3D computer simulation. The Nanohouse is being designed to illustrate what uses various nanotechnologies (and other recent innovations) have to offer within the context of a domestic dwelling and also to note the wider applications of these technologies in commercial structures. It is naturally a dynamic project, with the design being modified as new technologies and materials become available. In this paper we describe the methodology used to create the Nanohouse, and evaluate some aspects of its perfonnance. The aspects that touched on include the architectural design and the Nanohouses overall energy efficiency.
dc.publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
dc.title The NanohouseTM - An Australian initiative for the future of energy efficient housing
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Nanotechnology in Construction
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Cambridge, UK en_US
dc.publocation Cambridge, UK
dc.identifier.startpage 291 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 304 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Physics and Advanced Materials en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1202 Building
dc.for 0912 Materials Engineering
dc.for 1007 Nanotechnology
dc.personcode 910776
dc.personcode 920759
dc.personcode 020302
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Nanotechnology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building/School of Architecture
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc false
utslib.collection.history School of Architecture (ID: 331)
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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