• Comfort and use in building evaluation: Information modelling and post-occupancy in the built environment 

      Major, Mark; Indraganti , Madhavi; Ahmad, Ahmad Mohammad; Al-Obaidan, Moza; Tannous, Heba O.; ... more authors ( Beijing JiaoTong University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
      Advances in computer science and information management increasingly allow built environment professionals to envision the day when there will be 'cradle-to-grave' modelling of buildings. This will involve measurement and ...
    • Comfort temperature and occupant adaptive behavior in offices in Qatar during summer 

      Indraganti, Madhavi; Boussaa, Djamel ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      Qatar tops the world in per capita CO2 emissions and per capita total primary energy supply. Adaptive comfort standards and thermal comfort field survey data are not available for Qatar. We conducted a thermal comfort ...
    • India: Bio-climatism in vernacular architecture 

      Indraganti, M.; Indraganti, Madhavi ( Springer Singapore , 2018 , Book chapter)
      © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Human beings have a natural instinct for bio-climatic home building. Vernacular architecture potentially leverages on this ability while responding to the sociocultural and economic ...
    • Necessity of the Adaptive Comfort Standard for the Middle East in the Times of Rising Energy Use 

      Indraganti, Madhavi; Boussaa, Djamel; Asadi, Somayeh ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Conference paper)
      Middle East (ME) supplies more than 47% oil exported in the world (IEA 2013) and has highest energy self-sufficiency in the world. It includes 12 countries and has a population of 205 million in 2010, which increased by ...
    • Occupant behavior in Indian apartments 

      Indraganti, M.; Indraganti, Madhavi ( Springer, Singapore , 2018 , Book chapter)
      © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Occupant adaptation happens to be the key mechanism behind achieving thermal comfort in buildings. User's thermal adaptation is under researched in India, although it is important ...
    • Occupant's thermal comfort in Qatari offices - Need for the new adaptive standard 

      Indraganti, Madhavi; Boussaa, Djamel ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Qatar's per capita energy consumption is one of the highest in the world, consuming 30.184 TWh as of 2012. Buildings contribute significantly (80%) to this, with air-conditioning taking a lion's share. Qatar does not have ...
    • SPATIAL LOGIC OF PARK ACCESS IN QATAR 

      MARTHYA, KHALIDA LIFAM ABDUL RAZAK (2022 , Master Thesis)
      Urban parks unite communities and enhance livability. Spatial distribution of parks, however, does not always adhere to people's needs. Using the established and new methodologies, this paper identifies the green park ...
    • Study on adaptive thermal comfort in Japanese offices under various operation modes 

      Takasu, Marina; Ooka, Ryozo; Rijal, Hom B.; Indraganti, Madhavi; Singh, Manoj Kumar ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      This research focuses on determining thermal comfort and analysing adaptive opportunities in Japanese office buildings under various operation modes including free running (FR) mode. There are very limited studies on office ...
    • Study on thermal adaptation in naturally ventilated office buildings in Japan 

      Takasu, Marina; Ooka, Ryozo; Rijal, Hom B.; Indraganti, Madhavi; Singh, Manoj Kumar ( NCEUB 2016 , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      This paper discusses the relationship between thermal environment and adaptive thermal comfort in Japanese office buildings of Japan where occupants are able to open the windows. With the use of adaptive thermal control ...
    • Thermal comfort in Indian apartments 

      Indraganti, M.; Indraganti, Madhavi; Rao, Kavita Daryani ( Springer Singapore , 2018 , Book chapter)
      © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Socio-political and economic drivers can be historically traced behind the apartment' evolutionary trajectory. Absence and poor adherence to norms appear to have caused thermal ...
    • Why is the Indian Sari an all-weather gear? Clothing insulation of Sari, Salwar-Kurti, Pancha, Lungi, and Dhoti 

      Indraganti, Madhavi; Lee, Juyoun; Zhang, Hui; Arens, Edward A. ( NCEUB 2016 , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Barring a few reports on the clothing insulation of sari and salwar-Kurti, little is known about the other traditional ensembles men use in South Asia and beyond. To accurately account for the thermal insulation on the ...