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Research Output 2012 2020

2020

Mechanical and thermal properties, and comparative life-cycle impacts, of stabilised earth building products

Holur Narayanaswamy, A., Walker, P., Reddy, V., Heath, A. & Maskell, D., 5 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Construction and Building Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of straw degradation inside straw bale walls in severe cold region of China

Yin, X., Lawrence, R., Maskell, D. & Sun, C., 25 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Compressive strength of novel alkali activated stabilised earth

Holur Narayanaswamy, A., Walker, P., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V., Heath, A. & Maskell, D., 6 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Downloads (Pure)

Full-scale simulation of indoor humidity and moisture buffering properties of clay

Cascione, V., Maskell, D., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 2 Mar 2019, Earthen Dwellings and Structures. Springer Verlag, p. 395-406 9 p. (Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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Hygrothermal Performance of Vernacular Stone in a Desert Climate

Makhlouf, N., Maskell, D., Marsh, A., Natarajan, S., Dabaieh, M. & Afify, M., 20 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 687-696 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of sustainable building design on occupant experience: a human-centred approach

Darby, A., Natarajan, S., Coley, D., Maskell, D., Walker, I. & Brownjohn, J., 17 Jul 2019, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies . The International Committee of the SCMT Conferences, p. 1-12 12 p. 5140. (Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
35 Downloads (Pure)

Re-Baling Straw For Better Insulation

Platt, S., Walker, P., Maskell, D. & Laborel-Préneron, A., 23 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Straw bale construction

Maskell, D., Walker, P. & Thomson, A., 2019, Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications. 2 ed. Woodhead Publishing, p. 189-216

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of air velocity on moisture buffering

Cascione, V., Cavone, E., Maskell, D., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
13 Downloads (Pure)

The response of clay plaster to temperature and RH sinusoidal variations

Cascione, V., Maskell, D., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 8 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
2018
36 Downloads (Pure)

Air Quality in Oxfam Superadobe Community Building, Zaatari camp, Jordan

Albadra, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Maskell, D. & Ball, R., 25 Jul 2018, 9 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative micro-structure and sorption isotherms of rice straw and wheat straw

Yin, X., Lawrence, R., Maskell, D. & Ansell, M., 15 Aug 2018, In : Energy and Buildings. 173, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Straw
Isotherms
Sorption
Microstructure
Durability
2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Construction and monitoring of experimental straw bale building in northeast China

Yin, X., Lawrence, M., Maskell, D. & Chang, W. S., 20 Sep 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 183, p. 46-57 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Straw
Monitoring
Environmental impact
Lime
Costs
9 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of optimal plaster thickness for moisture buffering of indoor air

Maskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 15 Feb 2018, In : Building and Environment. 130, p. 143-150 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Plaster
indoor air
buffering
building
Moisture
5 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Environmental impact
Insulation
Statistical methods
3 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Straw
Pollution
Farms
Inspection
Acoustic waves
2017

An Alternative to Gypsum Plasterboard

Maskell, D., Church, M., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Robinson, T., 9 Dec 2017, p. 93 - 99. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gypsum
life cycle
thermal conductivity
buffering
environmental quality
108 Downloads (Pure)

Bio-based plaster for improved indoor air quality

Maskell, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Thomson, A., Peter, U. & Walker, P., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Plaster
Volatile organic compounds
Air quality
Lime
Cements
162 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a Bio-Based Plasterboard

Maskell, D., Church, M., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Robinson, T., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gypsum
Environmental impact
Life cycle
Thermal conductivity
Clay
3 Citations (Scopus)

Green composites for the built environment

Ansell, M., Ball, R., Maskell, D., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, Green composites (2nd ed.): Natural and Waste-based Composites for a Sustainable Future. Baillie, C. & Jayasinghe, R. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 123-148 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

Improvement of indoor air quality by MDF panels containing walnut shells

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Stefanowski, B., Maskell, D., Ormondroyd, G., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., Oct 2017, In : Building and Environment. 123, p. 427-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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indoor air
Air quality
Atmospheric humidity
air quality
Volatile organic compounds

Nonwood biobased materials: Straw

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 7 Jul 2017, Performance of Bio-based Building Materials (1st Ed.). Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). Duxford, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing, p. 112-119 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

To Your Health: health benefits of natural building materials

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Nov 2017, New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Planet. King, B. (ed.). New Society Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016
2 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Compressive strength
Binders
28 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)

A review on the buffering capacity of earth building materials

McGregor, F., Heath, A., Maskell, D., Fabbri, A. & Morel, J-C., 1 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 169, 5, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
60 Downloads (Pure)

Cement with Sugar Cane Bagasse Ash (SCBA) as a stabilizer in compressed earth blocks

Lamezon De pÁDua, P., Maskell, D., Walker, P. & Heath, A., Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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sugar cane
cement
ash
durability
sand
38 Downloads (Pure)

Development of earth occupation standards within the UK

Translated title of the contribution: Entwicklung von Lehmbau Standards im Vereinigten KönigreichMaskell, D. & Keable, R., 12 Nov 2016, 7th International Conference on Building with Earth. Dachverband Lehm e.V.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
47 Downloads (Pure)

Direct measurement of effective moisture buffering penetration depths in clay plasters

Translated title of the contribution: Direkte Messung effektiver Eindringtiefen von Feuchtedämpfung im LehmputzMaskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 12 Nov 2016, 7th International Conference on Building with Earth. Dachverband Lehm e.V.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
7 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of eco-materials on Indoor Air Quality

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Maskell, D., Dengel, A., Ansell, P. & Ball, R. J., Jun 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 2, p. 72-80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Air quality
Volatile Organic Compounds
Volatile organic compounds
Adsorption
Air Pollutants
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modern earth construction techniques – an overview

Maskell, D., Reddy, V., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Earth (planet)
Masonry materials
Geopolymers
Plaster
Clay minerals
37 Downloads (Pure)

Shifting perceptions: Establishing an Earth Building Organisation in the UK

Maskell, D. & Keable, R., Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Earth (planet)
Religious buildings
Construction industry
Lead
Personnel

Straw bale construction

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Feb 2016, Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications. Harries, K. A. & Sharma, B. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 127 155 p. (Woodhead Publish Series in Civil and StructuralEngineering; no. 58).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015
58 Downloads (Pure)

Improving hygrothermal properties of clay

Thomson, A., Maskell, D., Walker, P., Lemke, M., Shea, A. & Lawrence, R., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Clay
Minerals
Plaster
Atmospheric humidity
Ventilation
120 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of bio-based insulation materials and their potential impact on indoor air quality

Maskell, D., da Silva, C. F., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Shea, A., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Air quality
Insulation
Volatile organic compounds
Air
Formaldehyde
5 Citations (Scopus)
138 Downloads (Pure)

Structural development and testing of a prototype house using timber and straw bales

Maskell, D., Gross, C. D., Thomson, A., Beadle (Wall), K., Walker, P. J. & Mander, T., 1 Jan 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 168, SB1, p. 67-75 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Straw
Timber
Testing
Bearings (structural)
Loads (forces)
46 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Lime
Environmental impact
Hemp
Thermal insulation
7 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)

Use of Metakaolin with stabilised extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 78, 1, p. 172 180 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Cements
Clay
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)
128 Downloads (Pure)

Comparing the environmental impact of stabilisers for unfired earth construction

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 132-143 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Environmental impact
Brick
Earth (planet)
Clay
Global warming
7 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)

Geopolymer stabilisation of unfired earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Geopolymers
Stabilization
Earth (planet)
Sodium
Bearings (structural)
16 Citations (Scopus)
121 Downloads (Pure)

Inorganic Stabilisation Methods for Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 71, p. 602-609

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Stabilization
Brick
Earth (planet)
Moisture
Lime

Synthesis of Co-doped TiO2 nanostructures for novel photo-catalytic coatings

Giampiccolo, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M. & Maskell, D., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nanostructures
Coatings
Nanoparticles
Ultraviolet spectrophotometers
Scanning electron microscopy

The physical, chemical and mechanical properties of eco-materials for passive indoor environmental control

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C. F., Maskell, D., Ball, R. & Ansell, M., Oct 2014, p. 367-380. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2013
21 Citations (Scopus)
178 Downloads (Pure)

Laboratory scale testing of extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2013, In : Materials & Design. 45, p. 359-364

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Brick
Earth (planet)
Testing
Molding
Compressive strength

Suitable stabilisation methods for extruded earth masonry

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Stabilization
Earth (planet)
Brick
Extrusion
Climate change
2012
29 Downloads (Pure)

Durable Structural Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 2012, p. 300-303.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
15 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Modern earth masonry: Structural properties and structural design

Heath, A., Maskell, D., Walker, P., Lawrence, M. & Fourie, C., Apr 2012, In : The Structural Engineer. 90, 4, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Structural design
Structural properties
Earth (planet)
Masonry construction
Forms (concrete)
33 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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masonry
compressive strength
clay
carbon emission
environmental impact