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Research Output 2006 2019

2014
56 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
87 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)
117 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Mortar
Clay
Earth (planet)
Binders
7 Citations (Scopus)
130 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
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
21 Citations (Scopus)
138 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
2012
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
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)
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
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a novel binder for mortar for unfired clay bricks

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 2010, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies. p. 755-765 11 p.

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

Brick
Mortar
Binders
Clay
Innovation
2009
95 Downloads (Pure)
File
33 Citations (Scopus)
118 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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)
170 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
8 Citations (Scopus)
113 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
52 Downloads (Pure)

The compressive strength of modern earth masonry

Heath, A., Lawrence, M., Walker, P. & Fourie, C., Sep 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Compressive strength
Clay
Earth (planet)
Brick
Strength of materials
44 Downloads (Pure)
File
straw
weather
mortar
relative humidity
moisture content
2008

Modern innovations in unfired clay masonry in the UK

Walker, P., Heath, A. & Lawrence, R. M. H., 1 Feb 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Brick
Clay
Innovation
Mortar
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modern innovations with unfired clay masonry

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 2008, p. 23-29. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Mortars for thin unfired clay masonry walls

Lawrence, R. M. H., Heath, A. C. & Walker, P., 2008, p. 66-73. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the water/lime ratio on the structural characteristics of air lime mortars

Lawrence, R. M. H. & Walker, P., 2008, Structural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance. Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, SAHC08, 2-4 July 2008, Bath, United Kingdom. D'Ayala, D. F. & Fodde, E. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 885-889 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mortar
Lime
Air
Water
Cements
23 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
2007
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
2006
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
3 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)
calcium oxides
Mortar
Carbonation
heating
Heating rate