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Examining the Drivers to Support Improved Construction and Demolition Waste Management for a Circular Economy: A Comprehensive Review Using a Systematic Approach (2024)
Journal Article
Alhawamdeh, M., Ferriz-Papi, J., & Lee, A. (2024). Examining the Drivers to Support Improved Construction and Demolition Waste Management for a Circular Economy: A Comprehensive Review Using a Systematic Approach. Sustainability, 16, Article 6014. https://doi.org/10.3390/su16146014

With the rapid pace of global urbanisation, construction demolition waste (CDW) constitutes roughly 36% of the total solid waste deposited in landfill sites worldwide, thereby posing a significant challenge to the sustainability of the construction i... Read More about Examining the Drivers to Support Improved Construction and Demolition Waste Management for a Circular Economy: A Comprehensive Review Using a Systematic Approach.

D1.2 RECONMATIC DIMS Final Report V.2 (2024)
Report
Saad, A., Underwood, J., & Ferriz-Papi, J. (2024). D1.2 RECONMATIC DIMS Final Report V.2. European Commission

The construction industry, renowned for its resource intensity, can plate a pivotal role in the Circular Economy (CE) transition. However, the unique industrial characteristics and the intricate nature of CE pose challenges to its implementation in c... Read More about D1.2 RECONMATIC DIMS Final Report V.2.

D1.1 RECONMATIC Current Practices And Policies Final Report (2024)
Report
Ferriz-Papi, J., & Alhawamdeh, M. (2024). D1.1 RECONMATIC Current Practices And Policies Final Report. Zenodo: European Commission

Construction and demolition waste (CDW) is a major burden for industry, bringing considerable economic, social and environmental impacts that needs to be addressed. RECONMATIC proposes the development and implementation of automated solutions to enha... Read More about D1.1 RECONMATIC Current Practices And Policies Final Report.

Development of a 3D Digital Model of End-of-Service-Life Buildings for Improved Demolition Waste Management through Automated Demolition Waste Audit (2024)
Journal Article
Omer, M., Wang, Y. C., Quintana Roma, M., Bedrich, S., Nežerka, V., Ferriz-Papi, J., …Diez Ortiz, I. (2024). Development of a 3D Digital Model of End-of-Service-Life Buildings for Improved Demolition Waste Management through Automated Demolition Waste Audit. Environments, 11(7), 138. https://doi.org/10.3390/environments11070138

This paper presents the development of a 3D digital model of end-of-service-life buildings to facilitate a step change in preparation of pre-demolition protocols that can eliminate problems of inadequate documentation and extensive time spent in prep... Read More about Development of a 3D Digital Model of End-of-Service-Life Buildings for Improved Demolition Waste Management through Automated Demolition Waste Audit.

Examining the Challenges for Circular Economy Implementation in Construction and Demolition Waste Management: A Comprehensive Review Using Systematic Methods (2024)
Journal Article
Ferriz-Papi, J. A., Lee, A., & Alhawamdeh, M. (in press). Examining the Challenges for Circular Economy Implementation in Construction and Demolition Waste Management: A Comprehensive Review Using Systematic Methods. Buildings, 14(5), 1237. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings14051237

The construction industry accounts for approximately one-third of the total waste generation globally. With the United Nations projecting a population increase of 2 billion within the next three decades, there is a heightened demand for building stoc... Read More about Examining the Challenges for Circular Economy Implementation in Construction and Demolition Waste Management: A Comprehensive Review Using Systematic Methods.

Circular Economy in Construction - A Stakeholder Perspective (2024)
Journal Article
Wadee, A., & Ferriz-Papi, J. (2024). Circular Economy in Construction - A Stakeholder Perspective. #Journal not on list, 1-A, 19-27. https://doi.org/10.26341/issn.2241-4002-2024-1a-2-T02055

Natural resources are finite, therefore, their efficient use is necessary for a sustainable future in the construction industry. Making better use of the materials at our disposal is paramount for resource efficiency and environmental impact reductio... Read More about Circular Economy in Construction - A Stakeholder Perspective.

Unlocking Resource Efficiency. Phase 1 Construction Report (2023)
Report
(2023). Unlocking Resource Efficiency. Phase 1 Construction Report. HM Government (DESNZ & DEFRA)

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero commissioned a research project to explore the potential benefits from increasing resource efficiency in the UK. This research was carried out in collaboration with the Department for Environment, Food... Read More about Unlocking Resource Efficiency. Phase 1 Construction Report.

Using an EeonTex Conductive Stretchable Elastic Fibre for Hand Action Recognition (2023)
Journal Article
Abdul-Hussain, G., Holderbaum, W., Theodoridis, T., Wei, G., El-Hussieny, H., & Ferriz-Papi, J. A. (in press). Using an EeonTex Conductive Stretchable Elastic Fibre for Hand Action Recognition. Advances in Science and Technology, 133, 3-10. https://doi.org/10.4028/p-eeodk5

Tactile sensors in wearable devices have gained attention for their potential applications in enhancing amenability, generation, and functionality for the human body, including sensing and control. This study elaborates on the design of a tactile sen... Read More about Using an EeonTex Conductive Stretchable Elastic Fibre for Hand Action Recognition.

New Technologies for New Materials and Products from Construction and Demolition Waste (2023)
Journal Article
Ferriz-Papi, J. A., Wang, Y., Arevalillo Roman, A., & Valentin, J. (2023). New Technologies for New Materials and Products from Construction and Demolition Waste. Advances in Science and Technology, 133, 65-71. https://doi.org/10.4028/p-29vgqd

Construction and demolition waste (CDW) accounted for almost 36% of total waste produced in the European Union in 2018. Growing recovery rates are achieved but mainly for low-value applications. Variable composition and characteristics undermine cust... Read More about New Technologies for New Materials and Products from Construction and Demolition Waste.

Digital Technologies for Construction Circular Economy (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Underwood, J., Ferriz-Papi, J., & Theodoridis, T. (2023, July). Digital Technologies for Construction Circular Economy. Presented at Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC), Salford, UK

The construction industry is vital for global economic growth, but it faces the challenge of delivering the built environment efficiently and sustainably. This sector consumes large amounts of raw materials and generates significant waste, with the U... Read More about Digital Technologies for Construction Circular Economy.

Recycling of fines from waste concrete: development of lightweight masonry blocks and assessment of their environmental benefits (2022)
Journal Article
Nežerka, V., Prošek, Z., Trejbal, J., Pešta, J., Ferriz-Papi, J., & Tesárek, P. (2022). Recycling of fines from waste concrete: development of lightweight masonry blocks and assessment of their environmental benefits. Journal of Cleaner Production, 385, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.135711

A significant body of research has been carried out to find suitable waste materials or industrial by-products that could replace portland cement and reduce the environmental footprint of the concrete industry. Many studies focus on technical aspects... Read More about Recycling of fines from waste concrete: development of lightweight masonry blocks and assessment of their environmental benefits.

A cost-effective recycled aggregates classification procedure for construction and demolition waste evaluation (2022)
Journal Article
Ferriz-Papi, J., Weekes, E., Whitehead, N., & Lee, A. (2022). A cost-effective recycled aggregates classification procedure for construction and demolition waste evaluation. Construction and Building Materials, 324, 126642. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.126642

Current procedures for characterization of recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste can be time-consuming and costly, and hinder a greater breadth of re-use application. A multi-level Aggregate Potential (Physical) (AP(P)) scale i... Read More about A cost-effective recycled aggregates classification procedure for construction and demolition waste evaluation.

Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste in the production of concrete blocks (2020)
Journal Article
Ferriz-Papi, J., & Thomas, S. (2020). Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste in the production of concrete blocks. Journal of Construction Materials, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.36756/JCM.v2.1.6

The construction industry generates large amounts of waste, usually mixed, which can be composed of different origin materials, most of them catalogued as non-hazardous. The European Union targets for this waste for 2020 have been already achieved... Read More about Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste in the production of concrete blocks.

Using interdisciplinary research project collaborations as a pedagogic tool to enhance learning and teaching : a showcase with low temperature fused recycled glass for a reception desk in the new academic building at the Swansea Waterfront Innovation Quarter (2019)
Journal Article
Oseng-Rees, T., Owen, G., Ferriz-Papi, J., Standen, I., Hopkinson, L., Pagano, L., …Bessel, M. (2019). Using interdisciplinary research project collaborations as a pedagogic tool to enhance learning and teaching : a showcase with low temperature fused recycled glass for a reception desk in the new academic building at the Swansea Waterfront Innovation Quarter. Wales journal of learning and teaching in higher education, 1(2), 83-94

This paper demonstrates how a collaboration between staff from differing subject areas within the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) at its Swansea Campus performed on a live project. The project was embedded in a research active field w... Read More about Using interdisciplinary research project collaborations as a pedagogic tool to enhance learning and teaching : a showcase with low temperature fused recycled glass for a reception desk in the new academic building at the Swansea Waterfront Innovation Quarter.

An interdisciplinary project using recycled glass as an aesthetically pleasing architectural material (2018)
Journal Article
Oseng-Rees, T., Standen, I., & Ferriz-Papi, J. (2018). An interdisciplinary project using recycled glass as an aesthetically pleasing architectural material. Making futures, 5,

This paper is exploring how a waste material, in this case recycled glass, can be up-cycled and used as an aesthetically pleasing architectural material. The project has been undertaken as an interdisciplinary project between staff and students a... Read More about An interdisciplinary project using recycled glass as an aesthetically pleasing architectural material.

Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste in the production of concrete blocks (2017)
Journal Article
Ferriz-Papi, J., & Thomas, S. (2017). Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste in the production of concrete blocks. World academy of engineering and technology, 11(10), 1397-1402. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1132449

The construction industry generates large amounts of waste, usually mixed, which can be composed of different origin materials, most of them catalogued as non-hazardous. The European Union targets for this waste for 2020 have been already achieved by... Read More about Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition waste in the production of concrete blocks.

Procedure for impact testing of fused recycled glass (2017)
Journal Article
Halley, D., Oseng-Rees, T., Pagano, L., & Ferriz-Papi, J. (2017). Procedure for impact testing of fused recycled glass. World academy of engineering and technology, 10(11), 701-706

Recycled glass material is made from 100% recycled bottle glass and consumes less energy than re-melt technology. It also uses no additives in the manufacturing process allowing the recycled glass material, in principal, to go back to the recycling s... Read More about Procedure for impact testing of fused recycled glass.

Recycling of fresh concrete exceeding and wash water in concrete mixing plants (2013)
Journal Article
Ferriz-Papi, J. (2014). Recycling of fresh concrete exceeding and wash water in concrete mixing plants. Materiales de Construcción, 64(313), https://doi.org/10.3989/mc.2013.00113

The exceeding concrete and washing equipment water are a matter to solve in concrete production. This paper explains several possibilities for recycling and analyses the products obtained with one recycling equipment. The objective of this work is to... Read More about Recycling of fresh concrete exceeding and wash water in concrete mixing plants.

An investigation into the effect upon flexural strength of different methods of cutting float glass and sintered recycled container glass
Presentation / Conference
Doolan, S., Oseng-Rees, T., & Ferriz-Papi, J. An investigation into the effect upon flexural strength of different methods of cutting float glass and sintered recycled container glass. Presented at 23rd International Conference on Water Jetting 2016, Seattle, Washington, USA

This paper outlines an investigation into the effect upon edge quality and flexural strength in 10mm float and sintered recycled container glass of different methods of cutting: hand diamond-scoring, diamond sawing and abrasive waterjet cutting. The... Read More about An investigation into the effect upon flexural strength of different methods of cutting float glass and sintered recycled container glass.