Research Publications

Daylight | Urban Modelling | Building Performance | Data Communication

Daylight, Visual Comfort, and Design Metrics

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Calibration and Validation of Climate-Based Daylighting Models Based on One-Time Field Measurements: Office Buildings in the Tropics Geraldine Quek and J. Alstan Jakubiec 2019 LEUKOS DOI Direct
Towards Subjectivity in Annual Climate-based Daylight Metrics (Winner, best paper award) J. Alstan Jakubiec, Geraldine Quek, and Thanyalak Srisamranrungruang 2018 Building Simulation and Optimization, Cambridge, UK Direct
Validation of Simplified Visual Discomfort Calculations J. Alstan Jakubiec 2018 Building Simulation and Optimization, Cambridge, UK Direct
Measuring Light Through Trees for Daylight Simulations: A Photographic and Photometric Method Priji Balakrishnan and J. Alstan Jakubiec 2016 Building Simulation and Optimization, Newcastle, UK Direct
Building a Database of Opaque Materials for Lighting Simulation J. Alstan Jakubiec 2016 Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Direct
Improving the Accuracy of Measurements in Daylit Interior Scenes Using High Dynamic Range Photography J. Alstan Jakubiec, Mehlika Inanici, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, and Alen Mahic 2016 Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Direct
Accurate Measurement of Daylit Interior Scenes Using High Dynamic Range Photography J. Alstan Jakubiec, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, Mehlika Inanici, and Alen Mahic 2016 CIE Lighting Quality and Energy Efficiency, Melbourne, Australia Direct
A Concept for Predicting Occupants’ Long-Term Visual Comfort within Daylit Spaces J. Alstan Jakubiec and Christoph Reinhart 2016 LEUKOS DOI Direct
Towards an Integrated Framework for Predicting Visual Comfort Conditions from Luminance-based Metrics in Perimeter Daylit Spaces J. Alstan Jakubiec, Christoph Reinhart, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg 2015 Building Simulation, Hyderabad, India Direct
Assessing Disablity Glare Potential Due to Reflections from New Constructions: A Case Study Analysis and Recommendations for the Future J. Alstan Jakubiec and Christoph Reinhart 2014 Transportation Research Record DOI Direct
Predicting Visual Comfort Conditions in a Large Daylit Space based on Long-term Occupant Evaluations: A Field Study J. Alstan Jakubiec and Christoph Reinhart 2013 Building Simulation, Chambéry, France Direct
The 'Adaptive Zone'–A Concept for Assessing Discomfort Glare Throughout Daylit Spaces J. Alstan Jakubiec and Christoph Reinhart 2012 Lighting Research & Technology DOI Direct Conference Version
DIVA 2.0: Integrating Daylight and Thermal Simulations Using Rhinoceros 3D, Daysim and EnergyPlus J. Alstan Jakubiec and Christoph Reinhart 2011 Building Simulation, Sydney, Australia Direct

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Urban Modelling

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Sensitivity Analysis of Sustainable Urban Design Parameters: Thermal Comfort, Urban Heat Island, Energy, Daylight, and Ventilation in Singapore Elif Esra Aydin and J. Alstan Jakubiec 2018 Building Simulation and Optimization 2018, Cambridge, UK Direct
Umi - An Urban Simulation Environment for Building Energy Use, Daylighting and Walkability Christoph Reinhart, Timur Dogan, J. Alstan Jakubiec, Tarek Rakha, and Andrew Sang 2013 Building Simulation 2013, Chambéry, France Direct
A Method for Predicting City-wide Electricity Gains from Photovoltaic Panels Based on LiDAR and GIS Data Combined with Hourly Daysim Simulations (Finalist, best paper award at SimBuild 2012) J. Alstan Jakubiec and Christoph Reinhart 2013 Solar Energy DOI Direct Conference Version

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Building Performance

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Analysis of Architectural Façade Elements in Tropical Climates for Daylight, Thermal Comfort and Passive Climatization Elizabeth McCormick, J. Alstan Jakubiec, and Michael Budig 2017 Building Simulation 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA Direct
A Spatial and Temporal Framework for Analysing Daylight, Comfort, Energy and Beyond in Conceptual Building Design J. Alstan Jakubiec, Max C. Doelling, and Oliver Heckmann 2017 Building Simulation 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA Direct
Definition of a Reference Office for Standardized Evaluations of Dynamic Facade and Lighting Technologies Christoph Reinhart, J. Alstan Jakubiec, and Diego Ibarra 2013 Building Simulation 2013, Chambéry, France Direct
A Simple Cost-benefit Estimation for Daylighting Design and Analysis During the Design Process Arpan Bakshi and J. Alstan Jakubiec 2011 Building Simulation, Sydney, Australia Direct

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Data Communication

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A Three-Part Visualisation Framework to Navigate Complex Multi-Objective (>3) Building Performance Optimisation Design Space Ling Ban Liang and J. Alstan Jakubiec 2018 Building Simulation and Optimization 2018, Cambridge, UK Direct
Dynamic Building Environment Dashboard: Spatial Simulation Data Visualization in Sustainable Design J. Alstan Jakubiec, Max C. Doelling, Oliver Heckmann, Ramkumar Thambiraj, and Vedashree Jathar 2017 Technology|Architecture + Design DOI Direct

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