Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Energy and the Design of Environments (EDEn) promotes research in the field of sustainable building design and environmental engineering.

We are at the cutting edge of research in design sustainability, natural processes and renewable energy. We also draw on links with industry to promote energy efficient and climate awareness design.

We attract funding from national and international bodies such as the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and the European Union.

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    Research Output

    An Analytical Heat Wave Definition Based on the Impact on Buildings and Occupants

    Ramallo-González, A., Eames, M., Natarajan, S., Fosas, D. & Coley, D., 1 Jun 2020, In : Energy and Buildings. 216, 109923.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    A review of the Impact of Blue Space on the Urban Microclimate

    Ampatzidis, P. & Kershaw, T., 30 Apr 2020, In : Science of the Total Environment. 730, 139068.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator

    Poghosyan Hopes, A., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A. M., Akinade, O. O., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A. G. F. & Behm, M., 1 Feb 2020, In : Safety Science. 122, 104516.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Citation (Scopus)


    Dataset for "The importance of thermal modelling and prototyping in transitional shelter design"

    Fosas, D. (Creator), Moran, F. (Creator), Natarajan, S. (Creator), Orr, J. (Creator) & Coley, D. (Creator), University of Bath, 22 Nov 2019


    Dataset for "Mitigation versus adaptation: Does insulating buildings increase overheating risk?"

    Fosas, D. (Creator), Fosas, D. (Researcher), Fosas, D. (Data Collector), Coley, D. (Creator), Coley, D. (Project Leader), Natarajan, S. (Creator), Natarajan, S. (Work Package Leader), Herrera, M. (Creator), Herrera, M. (Researcher), Fosas de Pando, M. (Creator), Fosas de Pando, M. (Researcher), Ramallo Gonzalez, A. (Creator) & Ramallo-González, A. (Related Person), University of Bath, 26 Jul 2018


    Student theses

    An Investigation of the Effect of a Building's Characteristics on the Thermal Environment of Naturally Ventilated Educational Offices

    Author: Lakeridou, M., 1 Jul 2010

    Supervisor: Nikolopoulou, M. (Supervisor) & Natarajan, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil


    Characterizing the relationship between energy and urban form using data, scaling and combined metrics

    Author: Osorio, B. M., 3 Nov 2017

    Supervisor: McCullen, N. (Supervisor), Walker, I. (Supervisor) & Coley, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


    Creation of Hot Summer Years and Evaluation of Overheating Risk at a High Spatial Resolution under a Changing Climate

    Author: Liu, C., 3 Nov 2017

    Supervisor: Coley, D. (Supervisor), Kershaw, T. (Supervisor) & Natarajan, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD