Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Soriano, FP (Dr Florence Soriano)

Fields of Research

Building Science and Techniques
Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design)
Forestry Product Quality Assessment
Environmental Sciences
Timber, Pulp and Paper
Biological Physics
Architecture
Civil Engineering

Research Objectives

Residential Construction Design
Residential Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Construction Activities
Forestry
Environmentally Sustainable Construction
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Construction
Wood Sawing and Veneer
Commercial Construction Design

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A heat and mass transfer analysis of the subfloor cavity of a residential building; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
A preliminary analysis of subfloor ventilation data - bridging the gap between theory and experiment; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
A preliminary analysis of subfloor ventilation data - bridging the gap between theory and experiment ; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
A preliminary analysis of subfloor ventilation data: bridging the gap between theory and experiment; Architectural Science Review
An Empirical Validation of the 'AccuRate' Software Envelope Model using a Concrete Slab-on-ground Test Building; 12th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association
Comparison of Test Cell Thermal Performance and the Empirical Validation of AccuRate in a Cool Temperate Climate
Rattan is no basket case; Tropical Forest Update
Sustainable bamboo utilization in Thailand, Long term improvements result from an ITTO project

Research Projects

Analysis of Subfloor and Ground Conditions of Test Cells in a Cool Temperature Climate; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Enhancing the Knowledge Base in Key Areas of Timber Production and Use; Forest & Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA)

Research Candidate Supervision

An Analysis of the Subfloor Cavity Climate in a Residential Building
The Empirical Validation of House Energy Rating (HER) Software for Lightweight Housing in Cool Temperate Climates
The Empirical Validation of the House Energy Rating Software AccuRate for Residential Buildings in Cool Temperate Climates of Australia