Aurore Julien

Aurore Julien

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Design, University of East London
I am a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Design at the School of Architecture in the University of East London. I have 17 years’ experience as a consultant in environmental sustainability for buildings. I also provide Green Building design courses for Green Building Councils around Europe, and am an Environmental Assessor for festivals and outdoor events with A Greener Festival.

My research interest relate to sustainability, green buildings, green events and energy use.

Selected Publications:

Julien A. (2014). Rapid Energy Savings in London’s Households to Mitigate an Energy Crisis, PhD Thesis, University College London, UK.

Julien A., Hamilton, I., Croxford, B., (2014). Environmental Masterplanning: Defining an Integrated Approach, In Carmona, M., Explorations in Urban Design, An Urban Design Research Primer, Ashgate, Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, London, pp. pp. 135 – 143.

Darby, S.J., Griffin, P.W., Julien, A., Killip, G., Morton, C., and Summerfield, A. (2014) Demand Reduction - Synthesis of Findings from the UKERC Phase 2 Demand Theme, 2009-2013 (Working Paper). UKERC Report UKERC/WP/ED/2014/001. UKERC: London

Julien A., Barratt M., Croxford B., (2011). Rapid Energy Savings in London’s Households to Mitigate an Energy Crisis, BECC Conference 2011, Washington.

Selected Conferences and Talks:

Conference talk at the RGS-IBG Mid-term Conference 2013: Geographical Transitions, 25-27th March 2013, University of Birmingham, UK

Conference talk at the International Conference on Affordable Sustainable Housing 2013, Procure, Produce, Perform - 7th January 2013, Sheffield School of Architecture (SSoA), UK.

Debate secondment and presentation and for the UKERC Annual Assembly 2011 29 June to 1 July, and 2013 University of Warwick, UK.

Conference talk at the “BECC (Behavior, Energy and Climate Change)” conference, 30 November to 2 December 2011, Washington, USA.

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Jul 29, 2019 01:29 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

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