Mr Benson Lau

Reader

DepartmentArchitecture and Cities

Research outputs

Physical and Scale Models
Lau, B. 2014. Physical and Scale Models. in: Lighting for the Built Environment. LG10: daylighting - a guide for designers UK CIBSE. pp. 57-59

Architectural Style and Construction
Lau, B. 2014. Architectural Style and Construction. in: Lighting for the Built Environment. LG10: Daylighting - a guide for designers UK CIBSE. pp. 12-14

Lighting and the Visual Environment in Architectural Fabric Structures
Chilton, J. and Lau, B. 2015. Lighting and the Visual Environment in Architectural Fabric Structures. in: de Llorens, J.I. (ed.) Fabric Structures in Architecture UK Woodhead Publishing. pp. 203-219

The Environmental Performance of A Traditional Courtyard House in China
Lau, B., Ford, B. and H.R., Zhang 2014. The Environmental Performance of A Traditional Courtyard House in China. in: Weber, W. and Yannas, S. (ed.) Lessons from Vernacular Architecture UK Earthscan. pp. 99-110

Holistic research methodology for investigating thermal, visual and IAQ performance in cargo container buildings
Lee, S.K., Lau, B., Chiang ,Y.C. and Chiang, C.M. 2017. Holistic research methodology for investigating thermal, visual and IAQ performance in cargo container buildings. Indoor and Built Environment. 26 (9), pp. 1179-1184. doi:10.1177/1420326X17736954

Understanding Light in Lightweight Fabric (ETFE Foil) Structures through Field Studies
Lau, B., Masih, D.A.A., Ademakinwa, A.A., Low, S.W. and Chilton, J. 2016. Understanding Light in Lightweight Fabric (ETFE Foil) Structures through Field Studies. Procedia Engineering. 155, pp. 479-485. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.051

Thermal and optical analysis of a passive heat recovery and storage system for greenhouse skin
Liu, X., Gao, H., Sun, Y., Wu, Y., Martin, B., Chilton, J., Mirzaei, P., Mirzaei, X., Zhang, X., Beccarelli, P. and Lau, B. 2016. Thermal and optical analysis of a passive heat recovery and storage system for greenhouse skin . Procedia Engineering. 155, pp. 472-478. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.050

Louis I. Kahn and Richard Kelly: collaborative design in creation of the luminous environment
Lau, B. and Kaçel, S. 2017. Louis I. Kahn and Richard Kelly: collaborative design in creation of the luminous environment. Architectural Engineering and Design Management. 14 (4), pp. 306-316. doi:10.1080/17452007.2017.1399857

The application of vernacular Australian environmental design principles in Glenn Murcutt’s architecture
Lecaro, M., Lau, B., Rodrigues, L. and Jarman, D. 2017. The application of vernacular Australian environmental design principles in Glenn Murcutt’s architecture. Future Cities and Environment. 3 (1). doi:10.1186/s40984-017-0026-6

Thermal comfort guidelines for production spaces within multi-storey garment factories located in Bangladesh
Hossain, M.M., Wilson, R., Lau, B. and Ford, B. 2019. Thermal comfort guidelines for production spaces within multi-storey garment factories located in Bangladesh. Building and Environment. 157, pp. 319-345. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.04.048

Research pro-design in environmental architecture, pedagogical approaches for quality and performance: the case of the Latitudes Global Studio Project
Schiano-Phan, R., Soares Goncalves, J., Lau, B., Kronka-Mulfarth, R., Pimentel Pizzarro, E. and Vallejo, J. 2018. Research pro-design in environmental architecture, pedagogical approaches for quality and performance: the case of the Latitudes Global Studio Project. Passive Low Energy Architecture Conference 2018. Hong Kong 10 - 12 Dec 2018

Influence on Learning Efficiency from natural light in Educational Environment
Chen, Y., Lau, B., Blyth, A., Schiano-Phan, R. and Yi-Kai, J. 2018. Influence on Learning Efficiency from natural light in Educational Environment. Passive Low Energy Architecture Conference 2018. Hong Kong 10 - 12 Dec 2018

Spatial Delight and Environmental Performance of Modernist Architecture in London – Golden Lane Estate
Schiano-Phan, R., Lau, B., Pourel, D. and Khan, S. 2018. Spatial Delight and Environmental Performance of Modernist Architecture in London – Golden Lane Estate. Future Cities and Environment. 4 (1), p. 16. doi:10.5334/fce.47

The investigation of Spatial Delight and Environmental Performance of Modernist Architecture in London – Golden Lane Estate
Schiano-Phan, R., Lau, B., Pourel, D., Golzari, N. and Lee, S-K. 2017. The investigation of Spatial Delight and Environmental Performance of Modernist Architecture in London – Golden Lane Estate . 16th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies . Bologna 17 - 20 Jul 2017

Effect of changing window type and ventilation strategy on indoor thermal environment of existing garment factories in Bangladesh
Hossain, M., Lau, B., Wilson, R. and Ford, B. 2017. Effect of changing window type and ventilation strategy on indoor thermal environment of existing garment factories in Bangladesh. Architectural Science Review. 60 (4), pp. 299-315. doi:10.1080/00038628.2017.1337557