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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Pina dos Santos, C. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Figueiredo, W.Z. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Rebelo, M. (author), Cachadinha, C. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Vilhena, A. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), de Brito, J. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Vilhena, A. (author), Vasconcelos de Paiva, J. (author)
conference paper 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), dos Santos, C.P. (author)
This paper presents an analysis of the main initiatives implemented in Portugal aimed at improving the environmental performance of buildings. The study is focused on the building regulatory system. However, to describe its framework a wider context is analysed for the following reasons: a) strategies and plans on environment and energy...
conference paper 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Boueri, J.J. (author)
conference paper 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Building regulations set minimum requirements for safe, healthy, energy-efficient and accessible buildings. To guarantee that these requirements are applied, a building control system is indispensable. The trend towards a common market for construction products and services justifies gaining a better insight into the building control systems in...
conference paper 2011
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Cachadinha, C. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Carmo Fialho, J. (author)
Socio-psychological models of successful ageing emphasize life satisfaction, social participation and functioning as the keys to ageing successfully. Some studies suggest that maintaining social participation in late life has a positive influence on quality of life, psychological wellbeing, health, cognitive functioning and life expectancy....
conference paper 2011
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Vilhena, A. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), De Brito, J. (author)
This paper presents a comparative analysis of methods used in European countries to assess buildings’ condition. The following methods were compared: a Portuguese method to assess buildings condition, an English housing health and safety rating system, a French method to assess buildings that may be declared inhabitable, a Dutch standard about...
conference paper 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Vilhena, A. (author), Baptista Coelho, A. (author), Vasconcelos Paiva, J. (author), Cruz, C. (author)
The purpose of the paper is to describe the main spatial defects in illegal residential buildings. Three research questions are addressed: What are the main spatial defects of the dwellings? What are the main spatial defects in the relation between buildings? What is the impact of spatial defects to the minimum habitability conditions of...
conference paper 2011
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Vilhena, A. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Baptista Coelho, A. (author), Vasconcelos Paiva, J. (author)
The purpose of the paper is to describe the main functional elements with defects in illegal residential buildings. Three research questions are addressed: What are the main functional elements with defects in buildings and in dwellings? What are the main defects found? In which way these defects affect the use of buildings? The defects were...
conference paper 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Vilhena, A. (author), Vasconcelos de Paiva, J. (author)
journal article 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Boueri, J.J. (author)
This paper compares the space standards for social housing in Portugal and in São Paulo, and seeks explanations for differences in the socio-economic context of both territories. The Controlled Cost Housing (CCH) in Portugal and the housing built within the program My Home My Life (MHML) in São Paulo Municipality are studied. The number and type...
conference paper 2010
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Vilhena, A. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Vasconcelos de Paiva, J. (author)
The purpose of this study was to develop an assessment method of a building rehabilitation needs. It was considered that a building needs rehabilitation if it would not comply with the functional requirements defined in Portuguese legislation or determined by good practices of design and construction. The functional requirements considered were:...
conference paper 2010
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
The purpose of this paper is to compare technical building regulations in European Union (EU) countries. Three research questions are addressed: what are the main differences and similarities? what are the main types of organization and formulation? what are the main trends and developments? The following tasks were carried out in order to...
conference paper 2010
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author)
A study about the minimum necessary net internal area of dwellings that should be established by Portuguese building regulations is presented. The following tasks were carried out: selecting the furniture and equipment necessary for each dwelling; determining the size of furniture and equipment and its typical arrangement; conceiving models of...
conference paper 2010
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
journal article 2010
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Vilhena, A. (author), Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author)
The purpose of the paper is to analyse the first three years of application of the Portuguese method to assess buildings condition. This method is a multi-criteria assessment methodology to determine the condition of the building and the presence of basic infrastructure in a fivepoint scale, based on a visual inspection. The method was developed...
conference paper 2010
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Boueri, J.G. (author)
This paper compares the space standards that apply to the construction of social housing in Portugal and in São Paulo, and seeks explanations for the identified differences in the socioeconomic contexts of the territories. The Controlled Cost Housing (CCH) from Portugal and the housing built within the program My Home My Life (MHML) in the São...
conference paper 2010
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