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Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research

Homes or Just Houses: The Housing Needs of Female-Headed Households in Egypt

Authors: Reem Hamad, Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman, Ayat Ismail ABSTRACT With the drastic rise in divorce rates in Egypt in the last few decades, targeting female-headed households as new housing segment is becoming increasingly crucial. Female-headed households are categorized as … Continue reading

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Analysis of Spectral Signatures of Silicone-Based Sealant Materials Used in Residential and Commercial Buildings

Authors: Aschalew Kassu, Carlton Farley III, Jonathan Mills, Anup Sharma ABSTRACT In the construction industry, silicone is primarily used as sealant material to fill gaps and cracks providing water and air-tightness to vertical construction projects reducing energy usage bills and … Continue reading

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Influence of Chinese and Western Culture on Modern Church Architecture in Yan’an Area

Author(s): Li Wang, Yongjian Qu ABSTRACT Based on the historical records and field investigation, this paper aims at elaborating the architectural styles, interior space design and architectural landscape of modern church architecture in Yan’an, analyzing the influence of Chinese and … Continue reading

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Historic Centers Restoration and Ancient Buildings Energetic Efficiency Improvement

Author(s) :Nicola Santopuoli, Ilaria Pecoraro ABSTRACT The historical center is a part of the city with specific environmental, architectural and historical values, which emerges from the urban fabric structural continuity. This complex reality requires a comprehensive understanding to determinate the most … Continue reading

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