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2014

Durability characteristics of straw bales in building envelopes

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., 15 Oct 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 68, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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31 Citations (Scopus)
226 Downloads (Pure)
2019
Open Access
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85 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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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143 Downloads (Pure)
2012

The Characterisation of Connectors for the Upgrade of Timber Floors with Thin Structural Toppings

Skinner, J., Harris, R., Paine, K., Walker, P. & Bregula, J., 2012, p. 168-175. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

Innovation in low carbon construction technologies: an historic analysis for obviating defects

Forster, A. M., Fernie, S., Carter, K., Walker, P. & Thomson, D., 2015, In : Structural Survey. 33, 1, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Fire performance of hardwood finger joints

Ong, C. B., Chang, W. S., Brandon, D., Sterley, M., Ansell, M. P. & Walker, P., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

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45 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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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7 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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30 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2019

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

Whole Timber Construction: A State of the Art Review

Bukauskas, A., Mayencourt, P., Shepherd, P., Sharma, B., Mueller, C., Walker, P. & Bregula, J., 20 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 213, p. 748-769 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Ultra-thin topping upgrades for improved serviceability performance

Skinner, J., Harris, R., Paine, K., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2013, In : Advanced Materials Research. 778, p. 673-681 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Alkali activation behaviour of un-calcined montmorillonite and illite clay minerals

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 15 Dec 2018, In : Applied Clay Science. 166, p. 250-261 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Elastic response of cross laminated engineered bamboo panels subjected to in-plane loading

Archila Santos, H., Rhead, A., Ansell, M. P., Walker, P. & Lizarazo-Marriaga, J., 31 Dec 2019, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 172, 6, p. 284-295 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
180 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Behaviour of non-metallic shear connections in fire

Brandon, D., Ansell, M., Bregulla, J., Harris, R. & Walker, P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2020

Discussion of “Earth concrete. Stabilization revisited”

Marsh, A. T. M., Heath, A., Walker, P., Reddy, B. V. V. & Habert, G., 30 Apr 2020, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 130, 105991.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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

2018

Bench-scale fire tests of Dark Red Meranti and Spruce finger joints in tension

Ong, C. B., Chang, W. S., Ansell, M. P., Brandon, D., Sterley, M. & Walker, P., 20 Apr 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 168, p. 257-265 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Development of ultra-thin timber-concrete composite upgrades

Skinner, J., Bregulla, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. & Walker, P., 1 Jan 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2016

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
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77 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Modelling of non-metallic timber connections at elevated temperatures

Brandon, D., Ansell, M. P., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 231-241 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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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25 Citations (Scopus)
243 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Phase formation behaviour in alkali activation of clay mixtures

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jul 2019, In : Applied Clay Science. 175, p. 10-21 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Editorial

Walker, P., 1 Apr 2013, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 2, p. 63-64 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2015

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
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46 Citations (Scopus)
170 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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

2012

Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house

Wall, K., Walker, P., Gross, C., White, C. & Mander, T., 1 Dec 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 165, 6, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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

2019

Influence of clay minerals and associated minerals in alkali activation of soils

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 30 Dec 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 229, p. 1-16 16 p., 116816.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Advances on the assessment of soil suitability for rammed earth

Ciancio, D., Jacquin, P. & Walker, P., May 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 42, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Structural design for earth buildings

Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation . Zingoni, A. (ed.). Abingdon, U. K.: CRC Press, p. 1901-1905

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2019

Re-Baling Straw For Better Insulation

Platt, S., Walker, P., Maskell, D. & Laborel-Préneron, A., 23 Feb 2019, (Acceptance date).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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80 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A mild conditions synthesis route to produce hydrosodalite from kaolinite, compatible with extrusion processing

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 264, p. 125-132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
2015

The quality of Douglas-fir grown in the United Kingdom

Bawcombe, J., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Ansell, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 3, p. 99-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

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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7 Citations (Scopus)
191 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Straw homes are a cheap and green fix for the housing crisis

Walker, P., 9 Feb 2015, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2012

Sustainable architecture and building materials with low environmental impact

Walker, P., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

2014

Concrete upgrade to improve the vibration response of timber floors

Skinner, J., Martins, C., Bregula, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. A., Walker, P. J. & Dias, A., 1 Sep 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 167, 9, p. 559-568 10 p., 1300057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)
2012

Characteristics of low density hemp-lime building materials

Hirst, E. A. J., Walker, P., Paine, K. A. & Yates, T., Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 165, 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Modern earth construction techniques – an overview

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

Structural enhancement of timber stud framing using renewable insulation materials

Gross, C., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Pritchett, I., 2012, p. 287-294. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2014

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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16 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)
2015

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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65 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Condition monitoring and durability assessment of straw bale construction

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., Oct 2013, Portugal SB13: Contribution of Sustainable Building to Meet EU 20-20-20 Targets. Braganca, L., Pinheiro, M. & Mateus, R. (eds.). p. 791-798 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Compression resistance of confined timber stud walls

Gross, C., Walker, P. & Pritchett, I., 1 Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials:. 166, 3, p. 175-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Evaluating the barriers to entry for non-conventional building materials

Watson, N., Walker, P., Wylie, A. & Way, C., 1 Jan 2012, Global Thinking in Structural Engineering: Recent Achievements. International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), p. 254-255 2 p. (Global Thinking in Structural Engineering: Recent Achievements).

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

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

File
178 Downloads (Pure)