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EOFF - Individualized sustainable and cost optimal energy retrofitting solutions for the existing office building stock (2017-2020)

Coordinator: Dra. Marta Gangolells and Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (Retos Program)

Consortium: Technical University of Catalonia

EnerGAware - Energy Game for Awareness of energy efficiency in social housing communities (2015-2018)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Unió Europea (H2020-EU.3.3.1)

Consortium: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Fremen Corp, Instituto Superior de Engenharia Do Porto, Advanticsys Sistemas y Servicios SL, University of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall Housing LTD, EDF Energy R&D UK Centre Limited

More information available at http://www.energaware.eu/

GESTENSIS - Sistema inteligente de gestión de consumo y producción de energía en edificios terciarios (2013-2015)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Esvall Project SA as a partner of a project funded by the Spanish Ministry of Industry (Strategic Action)

Consortium: Technical University of Catalonia (subcontractor of an Spanish research project)

SEAM4US - Sustainable Energy Management for Underground Stations (2011-2014)

Coordinator: Dr. Giovanni Pescatori (Cofely Italia Spa)

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: European Union (FP7)

Consortium: Cofely Italia Spa, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.V, Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus VTT, Universitaet Kassel, Almende B.V., CNET Svenska Ab, Ferrocarril Metropolita de Barcelona SA.

More information available at http://seam4us.eu/

ENCOURAGE-Embedded iNtelligent COntrols for bUilidings with Renewable generAtion and storaGE  (2011-2014)

Coordinator: Dr. Marta Gangolells

Funding body: Esvall Project SA as a partner of a project funded by the Artemis program (European Union)

Consortium: Technical University of Catalonia (subcontractor of an EU research project)

More information available at http://www.encourage-project.eu/

Estudi de l'eficiència i de criteris de disseny sostenibles de les instal-lacions asociades a l'arquitectura d'edificis d'ús públic (2011-2013)

Coordinator: Dr. Xavier Roca

Funding body: U.T.E Jaume Cassanyer Tosques

Optimització energètica i d’emissions de CO2 en l’arquitectura d’edificis d’habitatges (2010-2011)

Coordinator: Dr. Xavier Roca

Funding body: Badia Arquitectes

ACV - Modelo Homogéneo de Análisis de Ciclo de Vida para la evaluación del consumo energético del sistema Edificio y de sus emisiones asociadas (2007-2010)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Spanish Ministry of Housing

Consortium: Technical University of Catalonia

MACE - Metadata for Architectural Contents in Europe (2006-2009)

Coordinator: Dr. Markus Eisenhauer (Fraunhofer-FIT)

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: European Union (eContentplus program)

Entitats participants: Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, FH Potsdam,  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Ariadne Foundation, Open University Netherlands, Universita´ Politecnica delle Marche, European Association for Architectural Education-Dynamo, Humance Ag, Nautes S.R.L., Università Iuav di Venezia, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Politecnico di Milano, Archinform

More information available at http://mace-project.eu/

LCM - La Ciudad Multidimensional. Gestión activa del conocimiento (2007-2009)

Coordinator: José Carlos Arcediano Azcue (Dragados SA)

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Spanish Ministry of Eductation and Science (PROFIT program)

Consortium: Universidad de Cantabria, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Dragados, Universitat Jaume I

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Assessoria tècnica per a l'aplicació de criteris mediambientals en el disseny d'instal·lacions d'edificis (2007-2009)

Coordinator: Dr. Xavier Roca

Funding body: BAMMP Arquitectes i Associats

Assessoria tècnica per al disseny i construcció d'edificis modulars flotants (2007-2009)

Coordinator: Dr. Xavier Roca

Funding body: Maritime Architecture Barcelona SL

Desarrollo e implementación de un entorno colaborativo (Web Based Project Management System) para la gestión integral de la seguridad y del medio ambiente en los procesos productivos de las PYMES constructoras (2005-2008)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Spanish Ministry of Development (Strategic Actions, National Construction Program)

Consortium: Technical University of Catalonia

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RECONS - REduint l'impacte ambiental de la CONStrucció (2003-2006)

Coordinator: José Vergé González

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: European Union (LIFE program in Environment)

Consortium: Gremi de Constructors d’Obres de Barcelona i Comarques, Institut de Tecnologia de la Construcció, Departament de Política Territorial i Obres Públiques, Departament de Medi Ambient i Habitatge, SOCINTEC i Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

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PERFORMANCE - Aplicación del concepto Performance para la mejora de los resultados de los proyectos de construcción (2004-2006)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology (Special Actions, National Program in Information and Communication Technologies and Socio-economy)

Funding body: Technical University of Catalonia

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Anàlisi del procés constructiu de la Central Tèrmica d'Arrúbal (2005)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: FCC Construcción S.A

ELinCPM - Environmental and Logistics integrated in Construction Project Management (2001-2004)

Coordinator: Rolf-Thorer Berg

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: European Union (Growth program)

Consortium: Moderne Byggfornyelse A/S, Sotencil, Natur System, S.L., Tecno Impianti, Schuppe + Siska Elektrotechnik, Tekrom, HolteProsjekt Solutions, Norwegian Building Research Institute, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

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WINDS - Web based INtelligent Design tutoring System (2000-2004)

Coordinator: Dr. Mario De Grassi

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: European Union (IST program)

Consortium: UNIAN, IDAU, POLITO, CNR, POLIMI, IUAV, EAPVM, DPAU, UNIGE, UNIPE, SIWINDS, LTMU, UNIPA, PORTSMOUTH, TUM, ECO, EAML, QUB, BRIGHTON, ERG.UCD, UNIPI , UNIKARL, LIV, GMD, Nemetschek AG, Technion, METE, BIRKHAUSER, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

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Analysis and assessment of the effects of the practical application of national legislation in the field of health and safety at work concerning Directive 92/57/EEC “Temporary or mobile construction sites” and 92/58/EEC “Safety and/or health signs” (2003-2004)

UPC coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: European Comission (Directorate General for Employment and Social Affairs)

Consortium: EUROGIP, UPC, IST, ARBOW untill a total number of 16 partners

Anàlisi i valoració de procés constructiu (2002-2003)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: FCC Construcción S.A

Estudi del procés constructiu del Centre Comercial Diagonal Mar (2002-2003)

Coordinator: Dr. Miquel Casals

Funding body: Barcelona Retail Company