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Measuring Systems and Architectures: A Sustainability Perspective

Jordi Cabot, Rafael Capilla, Carlos Carrillo, Henry Muccini, Birgit Penzenstadler
2019 IEEE Software  
software architecture measurement system within Huawei.  ...  Measuring Software Architecture "Software Architecture Measurement-Experiences From a Multinational Company" by Wu and colleagues 5 reports on the results from four years of creating and evolving an automated  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2019.2897833 fatcat:preztsx2lnb33adjrvrumqboei

Diversifying Software Architecture for Sustainability: A Value-based Perspective [article]

Dalia Sobhy, Rami Bahsoon
2016 arXiv   pre-print
The method aims to answer the following: (1) Is diversification of architectural decisions beneficial and when they can help in sustaining the software, (2) When, where and to what extent.  ...  The proposed model is illustrated and evaluated using a case study from the literature referred to as GridStix.  ...  Due to the importance of sustainability attribute for the evolution and longevity of software systems, the IEEE Software for example published a special issue on architecture sustainability, which thoroughly  ... 
arXiv:1601.05738v1 fatcat:rlmfrhff5rdibcdvgknl3wygy4

Diversifying Software Architecture for Sustainability: A Value-Based Perspective [chapter]

Dalia Sobhy, Rami Bahsoon, Leandro Minku, Rick Kazman
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We also use a case study to demonstrate how decision makers and architects can reason about sustainability using a diversified cost-value approach.  ...  We use real options theory to evaluate the options of diversity in design by looking at the trade-offs between the cost and long-term value of different architectural strategies under uncertainty, given  ...  In this paper, we argue that we can link diversity and sustainability from a value-based perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48992-6_4 fatcat:epkgckx75ng4poac7z6m2jkdde

Choice Architecture as a Way to Encourage a Whole Systems Design Perspective for More Sustainable Infrastructure

Nora Harris, Tripp Shealy, Leidy Klotz
2016 Sustainability  
A whole systems design perspective would help connect this fragmented industry and lead to more sustainable outcomes.  ...  Across fields, more sustainable and resilient outcomes are being realized through a whole systems design perspective, which guides decision-makers to consider the entire system affected including interdependent  ...  While reductionism narrowly defines perspectives and makes numerical measurement possible, to design interdependent infrastructures, reductionism must be complemented by systems thinking.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9010054 fatcat:scwuewgcanddraksea434mmvza

A Tool to Assess Architectural Education from the Sustainable Development Perspective and the Students' Viewpoint

Jordi Martínez-Ventura, Eduardo de-Miguel-Arbonés, Carla Sentieri-Omarrementería, Juanjo Galan, María Calero-Llinares
2021 Sustainability  
Despite this, a big gap has been detected in the assessment of architectural education in Spain and worldwide.  ...  Architectural education plays a fundamental role in achieving sustainable development by training future professionals who can contribute to sustainability through their practice.  ...  Includes indicators in his/her projects and actions in the field of architecture to measure sustainability (D.9.e). 2.4.5.a.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13179596 fatcat:eas5mlz44ffwzmpzyzmowdpevi

Sustainable engineering labs - A Portuguese perspective

Nídia S. Caetano, Rafael R. Carvalho, Francisco R. Franco, Carlos A.R. Afonso, Carlos Felgueiras
2018 Energy Procedia  
, distribution and consumption (equipment efficiency), sustainable mobility, urban renewal and rehabilitation and behavioural changes.  ...  These systems require high investments which are returned through the heat sales.  ...  -Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI) and by national funds through FCT.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2018.10.077 fatcat:26er3qvsufdqli3477ap45tvbm

Simulating sustainability: a resources perspective

William Grace
2015 Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research  
Policy interventions involving a rapid transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, reduced resource intensity and materials recycling are necessary to correct this trajectory and facilitate ongoing  ...  A global population -economy -resource model explores the future impact of declining resource availability on the world economy.  ...  is reduced to a sustainable level, and if resources are distributed in a reasonably equitable fashion."  ... 
doi:10.1080/19390459.2015.1050202 fatcat:fkezldal2nhlpmfxquwf6j5azm

A global perspective on cadastres and Geo-ICT for sustainable urban governance in view of climate change

Diego Navarra, Paul van der Molen
2014 ACE: Architecture, City and Environment  
land registration organizations have an important role to play as part of a wider spatial information infrastructure in adapting and mitigating climate change in cities as a core and part of a wider spatial  ...  integrated sustainability of the policies used to tackle global, national and local environmental issues.  ...  Conclusions This paper has presented a global perspective on cadastres and geo-ICT for sustainable urban governance in view of climate change.  ... 
doi:10.5821/ace.8.24.2716 fatcat:cz5wa5elqjbvtodivb52tjpnt4

Using a Capability Perspective to Sustain IT Improvement

Paul E. Renaud, Sheppard D. Narkier, Sonia D. Bot
2014 Technology Innovation Management Review  
Using a Capability Perspective to Sustain IT Improvement Paul E. Renaud, Sheppard D. Narkier, and Sonia D.  ...  Using a Capability Perspective to Sustain IT Improvement Paul E. Renaud, Sheppard D. Narkier, and Sonia D.  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview802 fatcat:bpqzrcmhyzhhtdyk5floiwtbtu

Energy saving in typical architecture: The flow energy in traditional solutions in a sustainable perspective

Vincenzo Vodola, Edoardo A. Piana
2019 SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MATERIAL SCIENCE, SMART STRUCTURES AND APPLICATIONS: ICMSS-2019  
The knowledge of appropriate building technology (project), the use of (energy saving) materials, with a low and punctual heating system (fireplace, stove) or passive refreshment all intervened in this  ...  This is how architecture urbanization studies and implementation can be used to reduce high-energy production needs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thanks Kristian Fabbri for the precious help and prof. Lamberto Tronchin for his valuable help during the development of the research.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.5138888 fatcat:xhbig2fbmbbptasgekhywycqoy

Wayfinding in People with Alzheimer's Disease: Perspective Taking and Architectural Cognition—A Vision Paper on Future Dementia Care Research Opportunities

Saskia Kuliga, Martin Berwig, Martina Roes
2021 Sustainability  
We conclude that more closely considering the perspective of people with dementia supports the development of demographically sustainable future cities and care institutions.  ...  Third, we use our findings as a starting point for developing an interdisciplinary research vision aimed at encouraging further debates and research about: (1) the perspective of a person with dementia  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors express their gratitude to the journal's reviewers, remaining anonymous, for their valuable suggestions; and to Tina Quasdorf and Johannes Bergmann at DZNE site Witten for  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13031084 fatcat:bv3dqew4hvfprirucja7kpas3e

How circular is current design practice? Investigating perspectives across industrial design and architecture in the transition towards a circular economy

G Dokter, L Thuvander, U Rahe
2020 Sustainable Production and Consumption  
Ultimately, a holistic and integral approach towards design in a CE is needed to ensure that the underlying CE goals of contributing to sustainable development and establishing a systemic shift are ongoingly  ...  circular economy circular design circular business models industrial design architecture sustainability a b s t r a c t The transition to a circular economy (CE) produces a range of new challenges for  ...  approaches such as product-service systems (PSS) for sustainability, which involve a large degree of complexity and require a variety of actors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.spc.2020.12.032 fatcat:foimhcg33vhflg3w3to4wcb3oy

EXPERT SYSTEMS RUNNING ACROSS MULTIPLE CLOUDS. A SUSTAINABLE PERSPECTIVE

2016 Scientific Bulletin of Naval Academy  
This paper concentrates on an innovative expert system that manages the cloud infrastructure. CONCLUSIONS In conclusion, Cloud computing offers a sustainable perspective on resources.  ...  In section 2 we decided to make a review of expert systems used by organization. The third part of the article represents the proposed architecture.  ...  It becomes a sustainable solution for organizations (Morioka et al., 2016; Engert et. al., 2016) and integrates a strategy that captures value ( Lloret, 2016) for business environment and social actors  ... 
doi:10.21279/1454-864x-16-i2-076 fatcat:wlg43iphenbjraiczcblfysrxm

Through Life Capability Management perspective for framework development for assessing and measuring System Maturity, System Readiness and Capability Readiness using Architecture Frameworks

Abideen Tetlay
2010 2010 5th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering  
This study investigates the use of Through Life Capability Management perspective for refinement of the Conceptual Framework for Assessing and Measuring System Maturity, System Readiness and Capability  ...  Metrics and measurement frameworks have no meaning if they are not used to make decisions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author would like to thank the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and BAE Systems for jointly funding the research project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2010.5544044 dblp:conf/sysose/Tetlay10 fatcat:quog5dvrvfbsbb4vhri27r5o64

Towards a Sustainable Campus: An Ecological Modernization Perspective

Er Ah Choy, Catherine Lau Y. P.
2013 Asian Social Science  
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is a signatory of the Tallores Declaration and as a role model, has to develop and maintain a sustainable campus.  ...  Likewise, the state's implementation of environmental reform has a positive relationship with the campus environmental support system, the utilisation of science and technology and the creation or investment  ...  In addition, the physical development for a sustainable campus in UKM encompasses (i) traffic and transportation, (ii) architectural building design, (iii) open space and recreational facilities, (iv)  ... 
doi:10.5539/ass.v9n14p106 fatcat:zp7hhby5dzcgjn3pf7cagqxmpa
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