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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
1 Citation (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

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

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

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

2018
10 Citations (Scopus)
11 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
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 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)
10 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
13 Citations (Scopus)
1 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
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Hemp
Cannabis
Hydrophobicity
Sol-gels
Coatings
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

1 Citation (Scopus)
15 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 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Composite materials
Binders
2017

Hemp brings high technology to homes

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

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
98 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
7 Citations (Scopus)
37 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
11 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Concrete blocks
Heat losses
masonry
energy
heat
53 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
11 Citations (Scopus)
93 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

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
42 Citations (Scopus)
107 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
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
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)
115 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
51 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
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Mortar
Clay
Earth (planet)
Binders
7 Citations (Scopus)
101 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
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Insulation
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Photosynthesis
Global warming
20 Citations (Scopus)
105 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
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Geopolymers
Portland cement
Concretes
Inorganic polymers
Carbon Dioxide
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)
98 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
86 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
14 Citations (Scopus)
124 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
2009
31 Citations (Scopus)
92 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
37 Citations (Scopus)
180 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
8 Citations (Scopus)
90 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
2007
85 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
40 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