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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.

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.

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.

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.

Review of concepts for construction and demolition waste and the circular economy (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Alhawamdeh, M., Ferriz-Papi, J., Goicolea, E., Ros Dosdá, T., & Valentine, J. (2023). Review of concepts for construction and demolition waste and the circular economy.

In order forconstruction and demolition waste (CDW)volumes, recovery targets and associated calculation rules to be quantified more accurately, it is critical that the types of CDW are classified andthatthe domains of the various ways in which... Read More about Review of concepts for construction and demolition waste and the 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.

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.

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.

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.

Carbon footprint of educational establishments : the case of the University of Alicante
Presentation / Conference
Ferriz-Papi, J., & Mula-Molina, M. Carbon footprint of educational establishments : the case of the University of Alicante. Presented at ICABE 2016. 18th International Conference on Architecture and Natural Environment, London, UK

Environmental concerns are increasingly obtaining higher priority in sustainability agenda of educational establishments. This is important not only for its environmental performance in its own right as an organization, but also to present a model fo... Read More about Carbon footprint of educational establishments : the case of the University of Alicante.

Climate change impact due to timber product imports in the UK
Presentation / Conference
Ferriz-Papi, J., Nantel, A., & Butt, T. Climate change impact due to timber product imports in the UK. Presented at ICABE2016. 18th International Conference on Architecture and Natural Environment, London

Buildings are thought to consume about 50% of the total energy in the UK. The use stage in a building life cycle has the largest energy consumption, although different assessments are showing that the construction can equal several years of maintenan... Read More about Climate change impact due to timber product imports in the UK.

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.