• Masonry’s Resistance to Driving Rain: Mortar Water Content and Impregnation 

      Slapø, Fredrik; Kvande, Tore; Bakken, Noralf; Haugen, Marit Kristin; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Alongside well-researched themes such as water and moisture, the service life and function of masonry veneers are often compromised by precipitation combined with poor design considerations, execution, and selection of ...
    • Modelling detention performance of green roofs in cold climates 

      Russwurm, Ingrid Lindberg (Master thesis, 2018)
      Green roofs (GRs) have become a popular sustainable drainage system (SuDS) technology in urban areas. As many countries and regions experience political encouragement and substitution schemes in implementing GRs, there is ...
    • Modelling green roof detention performance in cold climates 

      Russwurm, Ingrid L.; Johannessen, Birgitte Gisvold; Gragne, Ashenafi Seifu; Lohne, Jardar; Muthanna, Tone Merete; Fridthjofsdottir, Elin Greta (Journal article, 2018)
      Green roofs (GRs) have become a popular sustainable drainage system (SuDS) technology in urban areas. As many countries and regions experience political encouragement and substitution schemes in implementing GRs, there is ...
    • Moisture control strategies of habitable basements in cold climates 

      Asphaug, Silje Kathrin; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit; Peuhkuri, Ruut; Kalamees, Targo; Johansson, Pär; Berardi, Umberto; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In many countries with a cold climate, basements are used as dwellings. This presents a major challenge concerning moisture safety design. Climate change is expected to increase the risk of moisture-related damage in ...
    • Mortar Water Content Impact on Masonry Strength 

      Slapø, Fredrik; Kvande, Tore; Høiseth, Karl Vincent; Hisdal, Jorun-Marie; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article, 2018)
      Building without sufficient knowledge can entail risk concerning structural safety and resource efficiency. The authors of this paper share the view that mortar water content are subject to large variations, and that the ...
    • Mulighetsrommet for tvilsom praksis i byggesaksbehandling 

      Wold, Jonas (Master thesis, 2019)
      De siste årene har det blitt avslørt flere tilfeller av tvilsom praksis i norsk byggesaksbehandling, der byggesaksbehandlere har blitt etterforsket og i enkelte tilfeller dømt til fengsel. Samtidig meldes det om store ...
    • On the concept of sustainability – assessing the sustainability of large public infrastructure investment projects 

      Haavaldsen, Tore; Lædre, Ola; Volden, Gro Holst; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Assessing the sustainability of large public investment projects within the general framework of three-pillar thinking is a complex affair. Such ventures involve multiple actors – e.g. planners from various disciplines ...
    • Performance of Blue-Green Roofs in Cold Climates: A Scoping Review 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Kvande, Tore; Muthanna, Tone Merete; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Green and blue-green roofs are emerging as an increasingly popular feature of rooftops, particularly in urban areas. Particular problematic conditions render their usage complex in the Nordic countries. In order to ensure ...
    • Perspectives on Quality Risk in the Building Process of Blue-Green Roofs in Norway 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Engebø, Atle; Time, Berit; Lohne, Jardar; Torp, Olav; Kvande, Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      As climate change brings an increase in torrential rain events in Nordic climates, new technologies are developed to manage stormwater. Blue-green roofs are constructed as a means to reduce the runoff of stormwater from ...
    • Planning the building design process according to Level of Development 

      Svalestuen, Fredrik; Knotten, Vegard; Lædre, Ola; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Question: Q1: What characterizes planning of the building design process in different industries today? Q2: How do the challenges of planning in the building design process stand out from other industries? Q3: How can ...
    • Reputation Management in the AEC-Industry after Work-related Crime 

      Engebø, Atle; Iversen, Marie Hammer; Houck, Leif Daniel; Lædre, Ola; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Construction companies can be difficult to manage because of complex supply chains, autonomous project managers aiming to maximize net profit, heavy emphasis on price, etc. Another particularity, namely the construction ...
    • Risk Management in Procurement of Blue-Green Roofs – A Project Owner Perspective 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Time, Berit; Torp, Olav; Kvande, Tore; Lohne, Jardar (Conference object, 2019)
      Blue-green roofs are vegetated roofs used for stormwater management purposes. With the roof serving several different purposes at the same time, the risk that any of its functions could be compromised needs to be addressed. ...
    • Risk Management in Procurement of Blue-Green Roofs – A Project Owner Perspective 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Time, Berit; Torp, Olav; Kvande, Tore; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Blue-green roofs are vegetated roofs used for stormwater management purposes. With the roof serving several different purposes at the same time, the risk that any of its functions could be compromised needs to be addressed. ...
    • Seasonal variations in infiltration in cold climate raingardens - a case study from Norway 

      Balstad, Sondre; Lohne, Jardar; Muthanna, Tone Merete; Sivertsen, Edvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Winter infiltration in cold climate raingardens is a key function for proper year-round function. The Modified Phillip-Dunne Infiltrometers (MPD) procedure was used for measuring the infiltration capacity. The research was ...
    • Seriøsitetsarbeidet i Betonmast 

      Berg Husa, Aleksander (Master thesis, 2017)
      Bygg- og anleggsbransjen er en fragmentert bransje, som spenner over mange fagfelt. Det eksisterer variasjoner i virksomheters størrelse, organisering og driftsform, samt oppdragenes størrelse og art. Gjennom flere år har ...
    • Stakeholder perspectives and information exchange in AEC projects 

      Meistad, Torill; Støre-Valen, Marit; Knotten, Vegard; Hosseini, Ali; Klakegg, Ole Jonny; Mejlænder-Larsen, Øystein; Hjelseth, Eilif; Svalestuen, Fredrik; Lædre, Ola; Hansen, Geir Karsten; Lohne, Jardar (Chapter, 2017)
    • Surpassing the Limits to Human Cognition? On the Level of Detail in the Norwegian Building Design Guide 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Time, Berit; Kvande, Tore; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article, 2021)
      The SINTEF Building Research Design Guides are a series of Norwegian building technical recommendations. The design guides are highly reputed and widely used in the Norwegian construction sector, serving as a link between ...
    • User guides for the climate adaptation of buildings and infrastructure in Norway – Characteristics and impact 

      Hauge, Åshild Lappegard; Almås, Anders-Johan; Flyen, Cecilie; Stoknes, Per Espen; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      To reduce future damages on buildings and infrastructure, and prepare society for the coming climate challenges, in recent years numerous user guides have been developed. The objective of this study is to provide the first ...
    • Using building information model (BIM) devices to improve information flow and collaboration on construction sites 

      Svalestuen, Fredrik; Knotten, Vegard; Lædre, Ola; Drevland, Frode; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The AEC (Architectural Engineering and Construction) industry has been successfully using BIMs (Building Information Models) as a tool for improving the design process for some time now. Lately we have seen an increase in ...