Robert Gordon University: Sustainable Housing

InstitutionRobert Gordon University
Department Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Telephone 01224 262728
Study type Research


This is a broad, interdisciplinary area with a focus on the design and assessment of sustainability in domestic-scale built environments. The theme includes studies of energy and the physical performance of whole buildings and building elements, as well as studies and designs which address drivers, attitudes, perceptions and social aspects of sustainable housing.

Sustainable Housing research opportunities:
•Balance between thermal and lighting comfort in hot climates
•Housing Design: resilient city and towns, low-energy housing design, affordable housing, intergenerational co-housing typologies
•Innovation in Housing
•Energy and the physical performance of buildings and building elements
•Attitudes, perceptions and social sustainability in housing

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