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2019
12 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

File
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Development of novel building composites based on hemp and multi-functional silica matrix

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Lawrence, M., Ansell, M. P., Jiang, Y., Schorr, D. & Blanchet, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 156, p. 266-273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Cannabis
Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Composite materials

Hygrothermal and mechanical characterisation of novel hemp shiv based thermal insulation composites

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Lawrence, R. & Jiang, Y., 10 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 212, p. 561-568 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laboratory characterization of brick walls rendered with a pervious lime-cement mortar

Palomar, I., Barluenga, G., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 31 May 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 23, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resilient hemp shiv aggregates with engineered hygroscopic properties for the building industry

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J. & Lawrence, R., 10 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 212, p. 247-253 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Resistance to mold development assessment of bio-based building materials

Viel, M., Collet, F., Lecieux, Y., François, M. L. M., Colson, V., Lanos, C., Hussain, A. & Lawrence, M., 1 Feb 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 158, p. 406-418 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
6 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Mineral wool
Hemp
Lime
Wood
Boundary conditions
12 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Density (specific gravity)
Pore size
Porosity
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 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
File
Straw
Isotherms
Sorption
Microstructure
Durability
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative moisture and heat sorption properties of fibre and shiv derived from hemp and flax

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Walker, P., 23 Nov 2018, In : Cellulose. p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 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
File
Straw
Monitoring
Environmental impact
Lime
Costs
12 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrophobicity of Hemp Shiv treated with Sol-gel Coatings

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Schorr, D., Jiang, Y., Lawrence, M. & Blanchet, P., 15 Mar 2018, In : Applied Surface Science. 434, p. 850-860 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Hydrophobicity
Sol-gels
Coatings
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of Water Resistance of Hemp Woody Substrates through Deposition of Functionalized Silica Hydrophobic Coating, while Retaining Excellent Moisture Buffering Properties

Jiang, Y., Bourebrab, M. A., Sid, N., Taylor, A., Collet, F., Pretot, S., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 6 Aug 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 8, p. 10151-10161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Straw
Pollution
Farms
Inspection
Acoustic waves
5 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of constituents on the properties of the bio-aggregate composite hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, R. & Walker, P., 20 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 159, p. 9-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Composite materials
Binders
2017

Cob, Stone, Clay, Thatch and Timbered Buildings of the British Isles

Lawrence, R., Oct 2017, Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet. Piesik, S. (ed.). London: Thames & Hudson, p. 324-327 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

2 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

Hemp brings high technology to homes

Lawrence, R., 25 Sep 2017, Financial Times House & Home.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

44 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrophobic Sol-Gel Coatings on Bio-Based Materials - Influence of Catalyst and Solvent Concentration

Hussain, A., Schorr, D., Blanchet, P., Calabria-Holley, J. & Lawrence, R., 23 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Sol-gels
Coatings
Catalysts
Silicon Dioxide

ISOBIO: trazando la vía para el desarrollo de materiales de construcción naturales a gran escala

Translated title of the contribution: ISOBIO: Tracing the way for the development of large-scale natural building materialsStyle, O., Bosque, B. C., Lawrence, R. & Moreno, P., 13 Dec 2017, Libro de Comunicaciones y Proyectos EECN IV Congreso Edificios Energía Casi Nula: Celebrado en Madrid, el 13-14 Diciembre 2017. Leal, I. (ed.). Spain: Independently published

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

Sol-gels

Physical characterisation of hemp shiv: Cell wall structure and porosity

Jiang, Y., Ansell, M., jia, X., Hussain, A. & Lawrence, R., Jun 2017, Conference: 2nd International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials & 1st Conference on ECOlogical valorisation of GRAnular and FIbrous materials. Clermont-Ferrand, France, 7 p.

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

hemp
porosity
cell walls
computed tomography
mercury
25 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity, pore size distribution, micro-structure

Lawrence, R. & Jiang, Y., 5 Feb 2017, Bio-aggregates Based Building Materials. Amziane, S. & Collet, F. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, p. 39-71 (RILEM State- of-the-Art-Reports; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pore size
Porosity
Microstructure
Thermal conductivity
Moisture
12 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hemp
Water absorption
Cannabis
Particle size analysis
Water content
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of the casting process on the internal structure and physical properties of hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Apr 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 2, p. 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Casting
Physical properties

Thermal Properties of Plant- and Earth-based Building materials

Lawrence, R., Oct 2017, Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a changing Planet. London: Thames & Hudson, p. 532-537 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Water vapour diffusion resistance factor of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo)

Huang, P., Latif, E., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 5 Jun 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 141, p. 216-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
R Factors
Steam
Water vapor
Direction compound
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

A method for the assessment of the internal structure of bio-aggregate concretes

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., 30 Jul 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 116, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Concrete aggregates
Strategic materials
Hemp
Construction industry
Cannabis
mortar
lime
air
compressive strength
analysis
37 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical and physical characterisation of three NHL 2 binders and the relationship with the mortar properties

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, REHABEND 2016 Euro-American Congress: Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology And Heritage Management (6th REHABEND Congress). Villegas, L., Lombillo, I., Blanco, H. & Boffill, Y. (eds.). Santander, Spain, 8 p. C2.2.17

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

Open Access
File
Mortar
Binders
Hydraulics
Physical properties
Chemical properties
6 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Concrete blocks
Heat losses
masonry
energy
heat
47 Downloads (Pure)

Is BS EN 459-1:2015 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. J. & Lawrence, M., 2016, In : The Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 23, p. 46-52

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lime
hydraulics
mortar
chemical property
physical property
31 Downloads (Pure)

Is EN459-1 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 2016, Proceedings of the 36th Cement and Concrete Science Conference. 009

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

Open Access
File
lime
hydraulics
mortar
chemical property
silicate
45 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical properties of standard and commonly formulated NHL mortars used for retrofitting

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, Proceedings of the Integrated Design Conference ID@50: Building our Future. Emmitt, S. & Adeyeye, K. (eds.). Bath, UK: University of Bath, 68

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

Open Access
File
Retrofitting
Mortar
Lime
Binders
Hydraulics
11 Citations (Scopus)
73 Downloads (Pure)

Variability of the mechanical properties of hemp concrete

Niyigena, C., Amziane, S., Chateauneuf, A., Arnaud, L., Bessette, L., Collet, F., Lanos, C., Escadeillas, G., Lawrence, M., Magniont, C., Marceau, S., Pavia, S., Peter, U., Picandet, V., Sonebi, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jun 2016, In : Materials Today Communications. 7, p. 122-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Cannabis
Concretes
Mechanical properties
Testing
2015
26 Downloads (Pure)
File
Mortar
Binders
Conservation
Hydraulics
Mechanical properties

Design of the HIVE - An innovative research building for the University of Bath

Lawrence, M., Mander, T., Norman, J. & Walkden, E., 1 Sep 2015, In : The Structural Engineer. 93, 9, p. 20-25 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rain
Environmental impact
Data acquisition
Planning
Costs
47 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
File
Clay
Minerals
Plaster
Atmospheric humidity
Ventilation
36 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Moisture Buffer Potential of Experimental Wall Assemblies Incorporating Formulated Hemp-lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 17 Jul 2015, In : Building and Environment. 93, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
lime
Moisture
moisture

Moisture Buffer Potential of Wall Assemblies Incorporating Hemp-Lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, M., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 22 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

15 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing the environmental impact of construction by using renewable materials

Lawrence, M., Aug 2015, In : Journal of Renewable Materials. 3, 3, p. 163-174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Environmental impact
environmental impact
Photosynthesis
energy
Kyoto Protocol
34 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Lime
Environmental impact
Hemp
Thermal insulation
2014
21 Downloads (Pure)

A critical review of the effect of calcitic aggregate on air-lime mortar

Lawrence, M., Scannell, S. & Walker, P., 2014, p. 97. 101 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Mortar
Lime
Air
Repair
Restoration
18 Downloads (Pure)

A study of the impacts of calcitic aggregates on the properties of air-lime mortar

Lawrence, M., Scannell, S. & Walker, P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
mortar
lime
air
compressive strength
limestone

Growing our way out of climate change by building with hemp and wood fibre

Lawrence, R., 25 Sep 2014, The Guardian.

Research output: Other contribution

Hemp
Museums
Climate change
Wood
Carbon
29 Downloads (Pure)

Hemp-Lime3: Highlighting room for improvement

Lawrence, M., Duffy, E. & Walker, P., 2014, p. 16. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
Carbon footprint
Space heating
Photosynthesis
6 Citations (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of aggregate type on air lime mortar properties

Scannell, S., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Dec 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 62, p. 81 90 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mortar
Lime
Air
Limestone
Silicates
7 Citations (Scopus)

Non-homogeneous thermal properties of bamboo

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Shea, A., Ansell, M. P. & Lawrence, R. M. H., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 657-664 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bamboo
Thermal diffusivity
Specific heat
Thermal conductivity
Thermodynamic properties
48 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

The moisture buffering capacity of unfired clay masonry

Mcgregor, F., Heath, A., Shea, A. & Lawrence, M., 1 Dec 2014, In : Building and Environment. 82, p. 599-607 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
masonry
buffering
Clay
Moisture
moisture
47 Downloads (Pure)

The use of bio-based materials to reduce the environmental impact of construction

Lawrence, M., 2014, p. 136. 141 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
carbon emission
environmental impact
construction industry
air conditioning
carbon sequestration
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Mortar
Clay
Earth (planet)
Binders