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Research Output 2006 2019

Article
12 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
10 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Mineral wool
Hemp
Lime
Wood
Boundary conditions
13 Citations (Scopus)

Cell wall microstructure, pore size distribution and absolute density of hemp shiv: Microstructure, porosity and absolute density

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Ansell, M. & Hussain, A., 4 Apr 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 4, p. 1-15 15 p., 171945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Density (specific gravity)
Pore size
Porosity
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
File
Straw
Isotherms
Sorption
Microstructure
Durability
3 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
33 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)

Compressive strength of extruded unfired clay masonry units

Heath, A., Walker, P., Fourie, C. & Lawrence, M., Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 162, 3, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Compressive strength
Clay
Brick
Atmospheric humidity
Moisture
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
File
Straw
Monitoring
Environmental impact
Lime
Costs

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
43 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of carbonation profiles in non-hydraulic lime mortars using thermogravimetric analysis

Lawrence, R. M. H., Mays, T. J., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 2006, In : Thermochimica Acta. 444, 2, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonation
calcium oxides
Mortar
Lime
Thermogravimetric analysis
42 Citations (Scopus)
225 Downloads (Pure)

Determining moisture levels in straw bale construction

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Aug 2009, In : Construction and Building Materials. 23, 8, p. 2763-2768 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Moisture
Condition monitoring
Insulation
Atmospheric humidity
2 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Mortar
Clay
Earth (planet)
Binders
5 Citations (Scopus)
13 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

Développement d'une Méthode d'Évaluation de la Résistance au Développement des Moisissures: Application àdes Composites Biosourcés

Translated title of the contribution: Development of a method for assessing resistance to mold growth: Application to Bio-based CompositesViel, M., Collet, F., Lecieux, Y., François, M. L. M., Colson, V., Lanos, C., Hussain, A. & Lawrence, M., 31 Aug 2019, In : Revue des Composites et des Materiaux Avances. 29, 4, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
88 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of carbonation on the pore structure of non-hydraulic lime mortars

Lawrence, R. M. H., Mays, T., Rigby, S., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., Jun 2007, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 37, 7, p. 1059-1069 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonation
Pore structure
Mortar
Lime
Calcium Carbonate

Hemp brings high technology to homes

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

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

17 Citations (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)

Hygrothermal performance of an experimental hemp-lime building

Lawrence, M., Fodde, E., Paine, K. & Walker, P., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 413-421 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Carbon
Fertilizers
92 Citations (Scopus)

Hygrothermal performance of an experimental hemp-lime building

Shea, A., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Nov 2012, In : Construction and Building Materials. 36, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Carbon
Fertilizers
7 Citations (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)

Hygrothermal performance of bio-based insulation materials

Lawrence, M., Shea, A., Walker, P. & De Wilde, P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 257-263 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Insulation
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Photosynthesis
Global warming
8 Citations (Scopus)
169 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
4 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

7 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Concrete blocks
Heat losses
masonry
energy
heat
60 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Palomar, I., Barluenga, G., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 23, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

File
Structural design
Structural properties
Earth (planet)
Masonry construction
Forms (concrete)
42 Citations (Scopus)
135 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
3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)
112 Downloads (Pure)

Racking shear resistance of prefabricated straw-bale panels

Lawrence, M., Drinkwater, L., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 162, 3, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Bearings (structural)
Straw
Carbon
15 Citations (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hemp
Water absorption
Cannabis
Particle size analysis
Water content
17 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

Regionalised life cycle assessment of bio-based materials in construction; the case of hemp shiv treated with sol-gel coatings

Heidari, M. D., Lawrence, M., Blanchet, P. & Amor, B., 15 Sep 2019, In : Materials. 12, 18, 2987.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Render induced cracking of earth masonry

Heath, A., Walker, P., Jaquin, P. & Lawrence, M., Sep 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 165, 8, p. 435-442

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Moisture
Earth (planet)
Timber
Environmental impact
Residual stresses

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

4 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

3 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Straw
Pollution
Farms
Inspection
Acoustic waves
6 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 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Composite materials
Binders
3 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
55 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
21 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

The potential for using geopolymer concrete in the UK

Heath, A., Paine, K., Goodhew, S., Ramage, M. & Lawrence, M., Mar 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Portland cement
Concretes
Inorganic polymers
Carbon Dioxide
13 Citations (Scopus)
calcium oxides
Mortar
Carbonation
heating
Heating rate
14 Citations (Scopus)
121 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
8 Citations (Scopus)
51 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
Book
94 Downloads (Pure)
File
Chapter
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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of interfacial material pore structure on the strength of the brick/lime mortar bond

Lawrence, M., Walker, P. & Zhou, Z., 2013, Historic Mortars: Characterisation, Assessment and Repair. Válek, J., Hughes, J. & Groot, C. (eds.). Dordrecht, Germany: Springer, p. 373-381 8 p. (Rilem Bookseries; vol. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lime brick
Pore structure
Brick
Mortar
Shear strength
4 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring of the Moisture Content of Straw Bale Walls

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 24 Dec 2009, Sustainability in Energy and Buildings: Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB'09). Howlett, R. J., Lakhmi, C. J. & Shaun, H. L. (eds.). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, Vol. Part 3. p. 155-164 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File

Natural plant-based aggregates and bio-composite panels with low thermal conductivity and high hygrothermal efficiency for applications in construction

Ansell, M., Lawrence, M., Jiang, Y., Shea, A., Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J. & Walker, P., 19 Nov 2019, Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications. Harries, K. & Sharma, B. (eds.). 2nd ed. Woodhead Publishing, p. 217-246 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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