Publications and communications of Attia, Shady

Articles in scientific journals with peer reviewing

Attia, S., Kurnitski, J., Kosinski, P., Borodiņecs, A., Deme Belafi, Z., István, K., Krstić, H., Moldovan, M., Visa, I., Mihailov, N., Evstatiev, B., Banionis, K., Čekon, M., Vilčeková, S., Struhala, K., Brzoň, R., & Laurent, O. (15 July 2022). Overview and future challenges of nearly zero-energy building (nZEB) design in Eastern Europe. Energy and Buildings, 267, 112165. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2022.112165

Attia, S., Bertrand, S., Cuchet, M., Yang, S., & Tabadkani, A. (17 May 2022). Comparison of Thermal Energy Saving Potential and Overheating Risk of Four Adaptive Façade Technologies in Office Buildings. Sustainability, 14 (10), 6106. doi:10.3390/su14106106

Arrar, F. H., Kaoula, D., Matallah, M. E., Abdessemed-Foufa, A., Taleghani, M., & Attia, S. (03 April 2022). Quantification of Outdoor Thermal Comfort Levels under Sea Breeze in the Historical City Fabric: The Case of Algiers Casbah. Atmosphere, 13 (4), 575. doi:10.3390/atmos13040575

Al-Obaidy, M., Courard, L., & Attia, S. (13 March 2022). A Parametric Approach to Optimizing Building Construction Systems and Carbon Footprint: A Case Study Inspired by Circularity Principles. Sustainability, 14 (6), 3370. doi:10.3390/su14063370

Matallah, M. E., Arrar, F. H., Faci, M., Mahar, W. A., Ben Ratmia, F. Z., & Attia, S. (24 February 2022). Assessment of Human Outdoor Thermal Comfort in a Palm Grove during the Date Palm Phenological Cycle. Atmosphere, 13 (3), 379. doi:10.3390/atmos13030379

Valitabar, M., GhaffarianHoseini, A., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Attia, S. (04 February 2022). Advanced control strategy to maximize view and control discomforting glare: a complex adaptive façade. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 1080 (1-21). doi:10.1080/17452007.2022.2032576

Attia, S., Canonge, T., Popineau, M., & Cuchet, M. (15 January 2022). Developing a benchmark model for renovated, nearly zero-energy, terraced dwellings. Applied Energy, 306 (118128). doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.118128

Rahif, R., Hamdy, M., Homaei, S., Zhang, C., Holzer, P., & Attia, S. (15 January 2022). Simulation-based framework to evaluate resistivity of cooling strategies in buildings against overheating impact of climate change. Building and Environment, 208, 108599. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.108599

Attia, S., Kosiński, P., Wójcik, R., Węglarz, A., Koc, D., & Oriane, L. (01 January 2022). Energy efficiency in the polish residential building stock: A literature review. Journal of Building Engineering, 45 (103461). doi:10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103461

Malbila, E., Delvoie, S., Toguyen, D., Courard, L., & Attia, S. (01 January 2022). Improving the Building Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort through the Design of Walls in Compressed Earth Blocks of Agricultural and Biopolymer Residues Masonry. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 40 (45), 7-22. doi:10.9734/CJAST/2021/v40i4531624

Ibrahim, H., Khan, A., Serag, Y., & Attia, S. (16 December 2021). Towards Nearly-Zero Energy in Heritage Residential Buildings Retrofitting in Hot, Dry Climates. Sustainability, 13 (13934). doi:10.3390/su132413934

Rahif, R., Amaripadath, D., & Attia, S. (01 December 2021). Review on Time-Integrated Overheating Evaluation Methods for Residential Buildings in Temperate Climates of Europe. Energy and Buildings, 252C, 111463. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111463

Diaz Cisternas, M. A., Piderit, M. B., & Attia, S. (18 November 2021). Parameters and indicators used in Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) studies: a review. Journal of Physics. Conference Series, 2042. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012132

Zhang, C., Kazanc, O., Levinson, R., Heiselberg, P., Olesen, B., Chiesa, G., Sodagar, B., Zhengtao, A., Selkowitz, S., Zinz, M., Mahdavi, A., Teufl, H., Kolokotroni, M., Salvati, A., Bozonnet, E., Chtioui, F., Salagnac, P., Rahif, R., Attia, S., & Zhang, G. (01 November 2021). Resilient cooling strategies- a critical review and qualitative assessment. Energy and Buildings, 250, 111312. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111312

Attia, S., Mustafa, A., Giry, N., Popineau, M., Cuchet, M., & Gulirmak, N. (01 August 2021). Developing two benchmark models for post-world war II residential buildings. Energy and Buildings, 244 (111052). doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111052

Tabadkani, A., Roetzel, A., Xian Li, H., Tsangrassoulis, A., & Attia, S. (15 July 2021). Analysis of the impact of automatic shading control scenarios on occupant’s comfort and energy load. Applied Energy, 294, 116904. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116904

Gurcanli, G. E., Mahcicek, S. B., Serpel, E., & Attia, S. (11 June 2021). Factors Affecting Productivity of Technical Personnel in Turkish Construction Industry: A Field Study. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 46 (7), 1-15. doi:10.1007/s13369-021-05789-z

Ibrahim, H., Khan, A., Mahar, W. A., Attia, S., & Yehya, S. (07 June 2021). Assessment of Passive Retrofitting Scenarios in Heritage Residential Buildings in Hot, Dry Climates. Energies, 14 (11), 3359. doi:10.3390/en14113359

Attia, S., Levinson, R., Ndongo, E., Holzer, P., Berk Kazanci, Homaei, S., Zhang, C., Olesen, B. W., Qi, D., Hamdy, M., & Heiselberg, P. (15 May 2021). Resilient cooling of buildings to protect against heat waves and poweroutages: Key concepts and definition. Energy and Buildings, 239 (110869). doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.110869

Benzaama, M. H., Menhoudj, S., Lekhal, M. C., Mokhtari, A., & Attia, S. (20 April 2021). Multi-objective optimisation of a seasonal solar thermal energy storage system combined with an earth – Air heat exchanger for net zero energy building. Solar Energy, 220 (2021), 901-913. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2021.03.070

Diaz Cisternas, M. A., Cools, M., Trebilcock, M., Piderit-Moreno, B., & Attia, S. (08 April 2021). Effects of Climatic Conditions, Season and Environmental Factors on CO2 Concentrations in Naturally Ventilated Primary Schools in Chile. Sustainability, 8 (13), 4139. doi:10.3390/su13084139

Matallah, M. E., Djamel, A., Teller, J., Ahriz, A., & Attia, S. (10 March 2021). Quantification of the Outdoor Thermal Comfort within Different Oases Urban Fabrics. Sustainability, 13 (3051). doi:10.3390/su13063051

Ruellan, G., Cools, M., & Attia, S. (19 February 2021). Analysis of the Determining Factors for the Renovation of the Walloon Residential Building Stock. Sustainability, 13 (4), 2221. doi:10.3390/su13042221

Ibrahim, H., Khan, A., Attia, S., & Serag, Y. (17 January 2021). Classification of Heritage Residential Building Stock and Defining Sustainable Retrofitting Scenarios in Khedivial Cairo. Sustainability, 13 (880). doi:10.3390/su13020880

Attia, S., & Gobin, C. (14 October 2020). Climate Change Effects on Belgian Households: A Case Study of a Nearly Zero Energy Building. Energies, 13 (20), 5357. doi:10.3390/en13205357

Attia, S. (25 September 2020). Spatial and Behavioral Thermal Adaptation in Net Zero Energy Buildings: An Exploratory Investigation. Sustainability, 12 (19), 7961. doi:10.3390/su12197961

Attia, S., Alphonsine, P., Amer, M., & Ruellan, G. (19 September 2020). Towards a European rating system for sustainable student housing: Key performance indicators (KPIs) and a multi-criteria assessment approach. Environmental and Sustainability Indicators, 7, 100052. doi:10.1016/j.indic.2020.100052

Mahmoud, M. A. M., Hamdy, M., Wortmann, T., Mustafa, A., & Attia, S. (15 September 2020). Methodology for design decision support of cost-optimal zero-energy lightweight construction. Energy and Buildings, 223 (110170). doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110170

Roshan, G., Moghbel, M., & Attia, S. (16 August 2020). Evaluating the wind cooling potential on outdoor thermal comfort in selected Iranian climate types. Journal of Thermal Biology, 92, 102660. doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2020.102660

Semahi, S., Benbouras, Mahar, W. A., Zemmouri, N., & Attia, S. (28 July 2020). Development of Spatial Distribution Maps for Energy Demand and Thermal Comfort Estimation in Algeria. Sustainability, 12 (15), 6066. doi:10.3390/su12156066

Alessandra, L.-N., Roel, L., Juaristi, M., Monge-Barrio, A., Attia, S., & Overend, M. (01 June 2020). Occupant-Facade interaction: a review and classification scheme. Building and Environment, 177, 106880. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106880

Attia, S., Lioure, R., & Declaude, Q. (01 June 2020). Future trends and main concepts of adaptive facade systems. Energy Science and Engineering, 00 (1), 1-18. doi:10.1002/ese3.725

Mabila, E., Delvoie, S., Toguyeni, D., Attia, S., & Courard, L. (15 May 2020). An Experimental Study on the Use of Fonio Straw and Shea Butter Residue for Improving the Thermophysical and Mechanical Properties of Compressed Earth Blocks. Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, 8 (2), 107-132. doi:10.4236/jmmce.2020.83008

Attia, S., Shadmanfara, N., & Ricci, F. (01 April 2020). Developing two benchmark models for nearly zero energy schools. Applied Energy, 263 (224641), 1-18. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114614

Matallah, M. E., Alkama, D., Ahriz, A., & Attia, S. (10 February 2020). Assessment of the Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Oases Settlements. Atmosphere, 11 (185), 1-18. doi:10.3390/atmos11020185

Mahar, W. A., Verbeeck, G., Reiter, S., & Attia, S. (04 February 2020). Sensitivity Analysis of Passive Design Strategies for Residential Buildings in Cold Semi-Arid Climates. Sustainability, 12 (3), 1091. doi:10.3390/su12031091

Schonfeldt Karlsen, S., Hamdy, M., & Attia, S. (15 January 2020). Methodology to asses business models of dynamic pricing tariffs in all-electric houses. Energy and Buildings, 207 (January), 109586. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109586

Fahmy, M., Mahdy, M., Mahmoud, S., Abdelalim, M., Ezzeldin, S., & Attia, S. (03 January 2020). Influence of urban canopy green coverage and future climate change scenarios on energy consumption of urban developments. Energy Reports, 6 (1), 638-645. doi:10.1016/j.egyr.2019.09.042

Farrokhzad, M., Roshan, G., & Attia, S. (2019). Climatic clustering analysis for novel atlas maps and bioclimatic design recommendations. Indoor and Built Environment, 1-21. doi:10.1177/1420326X19888572

Amer, M., Mustafa, A. M. E. S., & Attia, S. (01 November 2019). Conceptual framework for off-site roof stacking construction. Journal of Building Engineering, 26, 100873. doi:10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100873

Mahar, W. A., Verbeeck, G., Kumar Singh, M., & Attia, S. (23 September 2019). An Investigation of Thermal Comfort of Houses in Dry and Semi-Arid Climates of Quetta, Pakistan. Sustainability, 11 (19), 5203. doi:10.3390/su11195203

Semahi, S., Zemmouri, N., Kumar Singh, M., & Attia, S. (15 August 2019). Comparative bioclimatic approach for comfort and passive heating and cooling strategies in Algeria. Building and Environment, 161, 106271-106290. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106271

Attia, S., Garat, S., & Cools, M. (15 June 2019). Development and validation of a survey for wellbeing and interaction assessment by occupants in office buildings with adaptive facades. Building and Environment, 157, 268-276. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.04.054

Roshan, G. R., Oji, R., & Attia, S. (30 April 2019). Projecting the impact of climate change on design recommendations for residential buildings in Iran. Building and Environment, 155, 283-297. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.03.053

Piderit, M. B., Franklin, V., van Moeseke, G., & Attia, S. (12 March 2019). Net Zero Buildings—A Framework for an Integrated Policy in Chile. Sustainability, 11 (5), 1494. doi:10.3390/su11051494

Roshan, G., Almomenin, H., da Silveira Hirashima, S. Q., & Attia, S. (01 March 2019). Estimate of outdoor thermal comfort zones for different climatic regions of Iran. Urban Climate, 27, 8-23. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2018.10.005

Amer, M., & Attia, S. (2019). Identification of Sustainable Indicators for Decision-Making on Roof Stacking Construction Method. Sustainable Cities and Society. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2019.101456

Attia, S., Lacombe, T., Rakotondramiarana, H. T., Garde, F., & Roshan, G. (01 February 2019). Analysis tool for bioclimatic design strategies in hot humid climates. Sustainable Cities and Society, 45, 8-24. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2018.11.025

Attia, S., Bilir, S., Safy, T., Struck, C., Loonen, R., & Goia, F. (2018). Current Trends and Future Challenges in the Performance Assessment of Adaptive Façade Systems. Energy and Buildings. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.09.017

Pérez-Fargallo, A., Pulido-Arcas, J. A., Rubio-Bellido, C., Trebilcock, M., Piderit, B., & Attia, S. (01 November 2018). Development of a new adaptive comfort model for low income housing in the central-south of Chile. Energy and Buildings, 178, 94-106. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.08.030

Attia, S., Luna Navarro, A., Juaristi, M., Monge-Barrio, A., Gosztonyi, S., & Al-Doughmi, Z. (25 October 2018). Post-Occupancy Evaluation for Adaptive Façades. Journal of Facade Design and Engineering, 6 (3), 001-009. doi:10.7480/jfde.2018.3.2464

Amer, M., Mustafa, A., Teller, J., Attia, S., & Reiter, S. (20 November 2017). A Methodology to Determine the Potential of Urban Densification through Roof Stacking. Sustainable Cities and Society, 35, 677-691. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2017.09.021

Attia, S., Polyvios, E., Xeni, F., & Morlot, R. (15 November 2017). Overview and future challenges of nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB) design in Southern Europe. Energy and Buildings, 155, 439–458. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.09.043

Attia, S. (01 November 2017). Evaluation of adaptive facades: The case study of Al Bahr Towers in the UAE. QScience Connect, 2 (6), 1-13. doi:10.5339/connect.2017.qgbc.6

Attia, S., Hamdy, M., & Ezzeldin, S. (01 November 2017). Twenty-year tracking of lighting savings and power density in the residential sector. Energy and Buildings, 154, 113-126. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.08.041

Hamdy, M., Siren, K., & Attia, S. (15 October 2017). Impact of Financial Assumptions on the Cost Optimality towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings- A case study. Energy and Buildings, 153, 421-438. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.08.018

Roshan, G., Farrokhzad, M., & Attia, S. (17 May 2017). Defining thermal comfort boundaries for heating and cooling demand estimation in Iran's urban settlements. Building and Environment, 121, 168-189. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.05.023

Muresan, A. A., & Attia, S. (22 February 2017). Energy Efficiency in the Romanian Residential Building Stock: A Literature Review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 74, 349-363. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.02.022

Roshan, G. R., Ghanghermeh, A. A., & Attia, S. (25 August 2016). Determining new threshold temperatures for cooling and heating degree day index of different climatic zones of Iran. Renewable Energy, 101 (2017), 156-167. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2016.08.053

Attia, S. (17 April 2016). Towards regenerative and positive impact architecture: A comparison of two net zero energy buildings. Sustainable Cities and Society, 26 (2016), 393-406. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2016.04.017

Singh, M. K., Attia, S., Mahapatra, S., & Teller, J. (18 January 2016). Assessment of thermal comfort in existing pre-1945 residential building stock. Energy, 98 (March), 122-134. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.01.030

Attia, S., & Carlucci, S. (2015). Impact of Different Thermal Comfort Models on Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Hot Climate. Energy and Buildings, 117-128. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.05.017

Attia, S., Hamdy, M., O’Brien, W., & Carlucci, S. (May 2013). Assessing gaps and needs for integrating building performance optimization tools in net zero energy buildings design. Energy and Buildings, 60, 110-124. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.01.016

Attia, S., De Herde, A., Gratia, E., & Hensen, J. L. M. (01 March 2013). Achieving informed decision-making for net zero energy buildings design using building performance simulation tools. Building Simulation, 6 (1), 3-21. doi:10.1007/s12273-013-0105-z

Attia, S., Evrard, A., & Gratia, E. (June 2012). Development of benchmark models for the Egyptian residential buildings sector. Applied Energy, 94, 270-284. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.01.065

Attia, S., Gratia, E., De Herde, A., & Hensen, J. L. M. (June 2012). Simulation-based decision support tool for early stages of zero-energy building design. Energy and Buildings, 49, 2-15. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.01.028

Attia, S. (07 March 2012). A Case Study for a Zero Impact Building in Belgium: Mondo Solar-2002. International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development, 2 (2), 137-142. doi:10.5390/SUSB.2011.2.2.137

Weytjens, L., Attia, S., De Herde, A., & Verbeeck, G. (01 September 2011). The ‘architect-friendliness’ of six building performance simulation tools: A comparative study. International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development, 19, 237-244. doi:10.5390/SUSB.2011.2.3.237

Attia, S., Hensen, J. L., Beltrán, L., & De Herde, A. (12 April 2011). Selection Criteria for Building Performance Simulation Tools: Contrasting Architects and Engineers Needs. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 5 (3), 155-169. doi:10.1080/19401493.2010.549573

Scientific conferences in universities or research centers

Attia, S. (05 May 2019). Sustainable Buildings: Local and Affordable Best Practices in the MENA Region. Paper presented at Building Green: Experiments and Expectations, Louiza, Lebanon.

Amer, M., & Attia, S. (27 April 2016). DenCity: Zero Energy Lightweight Construction Households for Urban Densification. Paper presented at DS2BE: Doctoral Seminar on Sustainability Research in the built Environemnt, Leuven, Belgium.

Scientific congresses and symposiums

Published communications

Matallah, M. E., Djamel, A., Mahar, W. A., & Attia, S. (2021). The Assessment of Outdoor Thermal Comfort inside Oasis Settlements in North Africa -Algeria. In J.-L. Scartezzini & B. Smith, Journal of Physics: Conference Series (pp. 012061). Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing Ltd. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012061

Kazemi, M., Courard, L., & Attia, S. (2021). Hygrothermal Modeling of Green Roof Made with Substrate and Drainage Layers of Coarse Recycled Materials. In Proceeding of the International Building Simulation Conference. Leuven, Belgium: KU Leuven.

Attia, S., Rahif, R., Fani, A., & Amer, M. (2021). Comparison of overheating risk in nearly zero-energy dwelling based on three different overheating calculation methods. In L. Helsen, Proceeding of the International Building Simulation Conference (pp. 30147-30153). Leuven, Belgium: KU Leuven.

Rahif, R., Fani, A., kosinski, P., & Attia, S. (2021). Climate Change Sensitive Overheating Assessment in Dwellings: A Case Study in Belgium. In L. Helsen, Proceeding of the International Building Simulation Conference (pp. 30125-30131). Leuven, Belgium: KU Leuven.

Semahi, S., Zemmouri, N., Hamdy, M., & Attia, S. (2021). Passive envelope design optimization of residential buildings using NSGA-II in different Algerian climatic zones. In L. Helsen, Proceeding of the International Building Simulation Conference (pp. 30243-30250).

Kosinski, P., Robert, W., Dariusz, S., & Attia, S. (2021). Impact of moisture content on the air permeability of the fibrous insulation materials. In C. Rode, Proceedings of the 8th International Building Pysics Conference (pp. 127-133). Copenhagen, Denmark: DTU. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2069/1/012205

Attia, S. (2021). User control of adaptive facades: Observations from case studies on users' interaction. In A. PrietoHoces, USER CENTRED FAÇADES.

Al-Obaidy, M., Santos, M., Baskar, M., & Attia, S. (2021). Assessment of the circularity and carbon neutrality of an office building: The case of ’t Centrum in Westerlo, Belgium. In Crossing Boundaries (pp. 16). Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing.

Attia, S., & Al-Obaidy, M. (2021). Design criteria for circular buildings. In Crossing Boundaries.

Attia, S., Santos, M. C., Al-Obaidy, M., & Baskar, M. (2021). Leadership of EU member States in building carbon footprint regulations and their role in promoting circular building design. In Michiel Ritzen, Crossing Boundaries. Maastricht, Netherlands: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/855/1/012023. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/855/1/012023

Attia, S. (2020). Understanding the performance gap of nearly zero-energy schools in Belgium. In A. Ghaffarianhoseini, N. Nasmith, & A. Ghaffarianhoseini (Ed.), Imaginable Futures: Design Thinking, and the Scientific Method (pp. 1293-1302). Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University of Technology.

Elrawy, O., & Attia, S. (2019). The impact of climate change on Building Energy Simulation (BES) uncertainty: Case study from a LEED building in Egypt. In M. Fahmy, Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Cairo: Simula􀆟on for a Sustainable Built Environment. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/397/1/012005

Benzaama, M.-H., Lekhal, M. C., & Attia, S. (2019). Comparative study of the efficiency of earth/air heat-exchangers versus direct solar floors systems for residential buildings in Belgium. In Matthaios, Sustainability in the built environment for climate change mitigation (pp. 283-297). Thessaloniki, Greece: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Piderit, M. B., Vivanco, F., & Attia, S. (2019). Roadmap for Net Zero Energy Schools in Chile. In C. Engel & L. Baraganca, Sustainable Built Environment: Urban planning, global problems and local policies (pp. 145-151). Temuco, Chile: UCT.

Amer, M., Mahar, W. A., Ruellan, G., & Attia, S. (2019). Sensitivity Analysis of Glazing Parameters and Operational Schedules on Energy Consumption and Life Cycle Cost. In Corrado & Corrado (Ed.), Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA. Rome, Italy: Building Simulation 2019.

Attia, S., & Lecomb, T. (2019). Architect-friendly climate analysis tool for bioclimatic design in hot humid climates. In Corrado & Gasparella, Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA (pp. 283-297).

Attia, S., Mustafa, A. M. E. S., & Singh, M. K. (2019). Assessment of thermal overheating in free-running buildings in Cairo. In W. Finlayson & S. Roaf (Ed.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMFORT AT THE EXTREMES: ENERGY, ECONOMY AND CLIMATE (pp. 902-913). Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Ecohouse Initative Ltd.

Amer, M., & Attia, S. (2019). A Framework for Cost-Optimal Zero-Energy Lightweight Construction. In 2019 Proceedings of the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture & Urban Design. 2019 SIMULATION COUNCILS, INC.

Attia, S. (2018). Challenges and Future Directions of Smart Sensing and Control Technology for Adaptive Facades Monitoring. In S. Gosztony & A. Luible (Ed.), Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (pp. 505-514). Lucerne, Switzerland: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Bilir, S., & Attia, S. (2018). Performance Evaluation of Adaptive Facades: A case study with electrochromic glazing. In A. Luible & S. Gosztonyi (Eds.), Adaptive Facades (pp. 315-324). Luzern, Switzerland: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Luna-Navarro, A., Loonen, R. C. G. M., Attia, S., Juaristi, M., Monge-Barrio, A., Donato, M., Rabenseifer, R., & Overend, M. (2018). Occupant-Adaptive Façade Interaction: Relationships and Conflicts. In S. Gosztonyi & A. Luible (Ed.), Facade 2018 - Adaptive!, Proceedings of the COST Action TU1403 Adaptive Facades Network Final Conference (pp. 371-377). Lucerne, Switzerland: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Mahar, W. A., Anwar, N. U. R., & Attia, S. (2018). Building energy efficiency policies and practices in Pakistan: A literature review. In M. A. Uqaili, R. B. Mahar, K. Harijan, S. Aziz, S. S. A. Soomro, S. A. Memon, & N. H. Mirjat (Eds.), AIP Conference Proceedings 2119, 020005 (2019). Jamshoro, Pakistan: Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET). doi:10.1063/1.5115364

Amer, M., & Attia, S. (2018). Timber construction methods for roof stacking: Classification and comparative analysis. In Proceedings of World Conference on Timber Engineering - WCTE 2018.

Mahar, W. A., Amer, M., & Attia, S. (2018). Indoor Thermal Comfort Assessment of Residential Building Stock in Quetta, Pakistan. In T. Hartig, European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) Annual Conference 2018 (pp. 97). Uppsala, Sweden: Uppsala University.

Amer, M., Reiter, S., & Attia, S. (2018). Urban Densification through Roof Stacking: Case Study. In T. Hartig (Ed.), European Network for Housing Research (ENHR 2018) (pp. 97). Uppsala, Sweden: Uppsala University.

Luna-Navarro, A., Loonen, R. C. G., Attia, S., Juaristi, M., Bilir, S., Favoino, F., & Overend, M. (2017). A roadmap for capturing user-adaptive facade interaction. In M. Mungenast, M. Banozic, O. Engelhardt, T. Klein, & P. L. Molter (Ed.), Proceedings of NE-XT facades – Adaptive Facade Network (pp. 84-85). Delft, Netherlands: TU Delft Open.

Gauvreau-Lemelin, C., & Attia, S. (2017). Benchmarking the Environmental Impact of Green and Traditional Masonry Wall Constructions. In L. Brotas, S. Roaf, & N. Fergus (Eds.), Passive low energy architecture design to thrive (pp. 2856-2863). Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

Amer, M., & Attia, S. (2017). DenCity: Zero Energy Lightweight Construction Households for Urban Densification. In 4th Doctoral Seminar on Sustainability Research in the Built Environment.

Attia, S. (2017). Best Practices for NZEB design in Mixed & Cooling Dominated Climates. In T. HARPUTLUGİL, Symposium for Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings Project (pp. 221).

Attia, S., & Al-Khuraissat, M. (2016). Life Cycle Costing for a Near Zero Energy Building in Jordan: Initial Study. In The 5th Architectural Jordanian International Conference. Amman, Jordan: Jordan Engineers Association.

Attia, S. (2016). Introducing regenerative design and circularity into architectural and engineering curriculum. In Mazijn (Ed.), BUILDING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY TOGETHER (pp. 89-96). Bruges, Belgium: Univeriste de Bruges.

Attia, S., & Detroz, P. (2016). Flipped classes and enriched skeleton maps to foster deep and interactive learning in engineering education. In Mazijn, BUILDING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY TOGETHER. Bruges, Belgium: Univeriste de Bruges.

Meliani, H., Teller, J., & Attia, S. (2016). Architectural and Environmental Housing Typology Analysis in Huamachuco, Peru. In P. La Roche & M. Schiler, Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference (1st). Los Angeles, United States: PLEA.

Attia, S., & Bashandy, H. (2016). Evaluation of Adaptive Facades: The Case Study of AGC Headquarter in Belgium. In J. Belis & C. Louter, Challenging Glass 5 (1). Ghent, Belgium: Ghent University.

Attia, S., Favoino, F., Loonen, R., Petrovski, A., & Monge-Barrio, A. (2015). Adaptive Façades System Assessment: An initial review. In Advanced Building Skins (pp. 1265-1273). Munich, Germany: 978-3-98120538-1.

Attia, S. (2015). Screening and analyzing retrofit systems for zero energy renovation and their potential application in Liège, Belgium. In AEE INTEC (Ed.), High-quality retrofit and redensification with timber construction systems (pp. 167-175).

Attia, S. (2015). Overview and recommendation on urban densification potential in Liège, Belgium. In AEE INTEC (Ed.), High-quality retrofit and redensification with timber construction systems (pp. 62-69).

Ruellan, G., & Attia, S. (2015). Wood, the material of tomorrow's retrofits. In High-quality retrofit and redensification with timber construction systems.

Amer, M., & Attia, S. (2014). Investigation into the Influence of External Walls Reflectivity on the Indoor Daylight Availability in Desert Climates. In Conference Proceedings: Building Simulation and Optimization 2014.

Attia, S. (2014). The Usability of Green Building Rating Systems in Hot Arid Climates. In ASHRAE Energy & Indoor Environment for Hot Climates.

Attia, S. (2014). Assessing the Thermal Performance of Bedouin Tents in Hot Climates. In ASHRAE Energy & Indoor Environment for Hot Climates.

Attia, S., & Zawaydeh, S. (2014). Strategic Decision Making For Zero Energy Buildings in Jordan. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy & Indoor Environment for Hot Climates.

Attia, S., & Dabaieh, M. (2013). The usability of green building rating systems in hot arid climates: A case study in Siwa, Egypt. In Proceedings of the 4th Biennial subtropical cities conference.

Attia, S., & Geoffrey, V. M. (2013). Bioclimatic Design in Casablanca (Morocco): Decision Support through Building Performance Simulation. In Proceedings of the 4th Biennial subtropical cities conference.

Attia, S. (2013). Achieving Informed Decision-Making using Building Performance Simulation. In Proceeding of the Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe Conference.

Attia, S., & Andersen, M. (2013). Measuring the Usability and Effectiveness of CAAD Tools and Applications. In Proceeding of the Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe Conference.

Attia, S., Beney, J. F., & Andersen, M. (2013). Application of the Cradle to Cradle paradigm to a housing unit in Switzerland: Findings from a prototype design. In PLEA 2013 Munich: Sustainable Architecture for a Renewable Future.

Attia, S., & Evrard, A. (2013). Benchmark Models for Air Conditioned Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climate. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association.

Attia, S., Gratia, E., De Herde, A., & Hensen, J. L. M. (2013). A Tool for Design Decision Making Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climate. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association.

Attia, S., Hamdy, M., O’Brien, W., & Carlucci, S. (2013). Computational Optimisation for Zero Energy Buildings Design Interviews results with twenty eight International expert. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association.

Attia, S., Walter, E., & Andersen, M. (2013). Identifying and modeling the integrated design process of net Zero Energy buildings. In Proceedings of the High Performance Buildings - Design and Evaluation Methodologies Conference.

Amer, M., Moro, J. L., & Attia, S. (2013). Parametric Analysis for Daylight Autonomy and Energy Consumption in Hot Climates. In Building Simulation Conference, Chambéry 25-28 August 2013.

Attia, S., & Wanas, O. (2012). The Database of Egyptian Building Envelopes (DEBE): A database for building energy simulations. In Proceedings of SimBuild 2012.

Attia, S. (2012). Avoiding the elephant: the net and nearly zero energy building target in Belgium. In World Sustainable Energy Days.

Attia, S., & Mlecnik, E. (2012). Principles for nearly zero energy building in Belgium. In World Sustainable Energy Days.

Moeseke, G., Attia, S., Massart, C., Dartevelle, O., & De Herde, A. (2012). Proposition de redéfinition pragmatique des bâtiments net-zéro énergie. In Symposium PassiveHouse 2012.

Attia, S., Hamdy, M., Samaan, M., De Herde, A., & Hensen, J. L. M. (2011). Towards strategic use of BPS tools in Egypt. In Proceedings of 12th International Building Performance Simulation Association - 2011. Sydney, Australia: IBPSA.

Attia, S., & De Herde, A. (2011). Early design simulation tools for net zero energy buildings: a comparison of ten tools. In Conference Proceedings of 12th International Building Performance Simulation Association, 2011.

Mlecnik, E., Attia, S., & Van Loon, S. (2011). Net zero energy building: a review of current definitions and definition development in Belgium. In Proceedings of Passive House 2011.

Attia, S., & Duchhart, I. (2011). Bioclimatic landscape design in extremely hot and arid climates. In Proceedings of 27th Conference of Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2011. Louvain La Neuve, Belgium: PLEA.

Attia, S., & De Herde, A. (2011). Defining Zero Energy Buildings from a Cradle to Cradle Approach. In Conference proceedings of Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2011. Louvain La Neuve, Belgium: PLEA.

Athienitis, A., & Attia, S. (2010). Design, Optimization, and Modelling Issues of Net-Zero Energy Solar Buildings. In Proceedings of Eurosun 2010. Graz, Austria: Eurosun.

Attia, S., & De Herde, A. (2010). Strategic Decision Making For Zero Energy Buildings in Hot Climates. In Proceedings of EuroSun 2010.

Attia, S. (2010). Active solar retrofit of a residential house, a case study in Egypt. In Proceedings of the National Solar Conference 2010. Buffalo, United States: American Solar Energy Society.

Attia, S., & De Herde, A. (2010). Sizing Photovoltaic Systems during Early Design A Decision Tool for Architects. In Conference proceedings of American Solar Energy Society - 2010.

Attia, S. (2010). Zero Energy Retrofit Case Study of a Chalet in Ain-Sukhna, EGYPT. In Conference proceedings of American Solar Energy Society - 2010.

Attia, S. (2009). The Bioclimatic Zones Concept Landscape Design Strategy for site planning in hot arid climates. In Proceedings of the 3rd CIB International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environment. Delft, Netherlands: SASBE- TUD.

Attia, S., Beltrán, L., De Herde, A., & Hensen, J. (2009). “ARCHITECT FRIENDLY”: A COMPARISON OF TEN DIFFERENT BUILDING PERFORMANCE SIMULATION TOOLS. In Proceedings of 11th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference and Exhibition. Glasgow, United Kingdom: International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA).

Attia, S., & De Herde, A. (2009). Impact and potential of community scale low-energy retrofit: case study in Cairo. In Proceedings of the 3rd CIB International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environment. Delft, Netherlands: TU Delft.

Attia, S., & De Herde, A. (2009). Designing the Malqaf for summer cooling in low-rise housing an experimental study. In Proceedings of Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Université Laval.

Attia, S. (2006). The role of landscape design in improving the microclimate in traditional courtyard buildings in hot arid climates. In Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture - PLEA 2006 (pp. 22-24). Genève, Switzerland: PLEA - Université de Genève - groupe énergie.

Oral communications or posters

Attia, S. (30 March 2021). [Keyonte] User control of adaptive facades: Observations from case studies on users’ interaction. Paper presented at The Future Envelope 13 Conference, Delft, The Netherlands, Netherlands.

Attia, S. (08 October 2020). Goede praktijken voor zonwering en EPB-berekening. Paper presented at Expert day Zomercomfort, Gent, Belgium.

Rahif, R., & Attia, S. (07 September 2020). Modelling the Influence of Climate Change on Current and Future Residential Buildings in Relation to Occupant Thermal Comfort and Overheating Risks. Poster session presented at Doctoral Seminars on Sustainability Research in the Built Environment, Hasselt, Belgium.

Mahar, W. A., & Attia, S. (07 December 2018). Methodology for the design of climate responsive houses for optimized thermal comfort in Quetta, Pakistan. Poster session presented at 3rd Young Researchers Overseas Day, Brussels, Belgium.

Mahar, W. A., & Attia, S. (30 May 2018). Thermal comfort in residential building stock of Quetta, Pakistan. Poster session presented at Doctoral Seminar on Sustainability Research in the Built Environment (DS2BE) 2018, Brussels, Belgium.

Attia, S. (January 2015). Le concept d’« enriched skeleton map » dans le cadre des classes inversée en sciences appliquées. Paper presented at 27e colloque de l’ADMEE – Association pour le développement des méthodologies d'évaluation en éducation, Liège, Belgium.

Attia, S. (19 March 2013). Urban Design for Climate Neutral Neighbourhood The case of Brøset. Paper presented at European Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Hamburg, Germany.

Books

As author or co-author

Attia, S. (2019). Yearbook 2018 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative. LIEGE, Belgium: Sustainable Building Design Lab.

Attia, S. (2018). Yearbook 2017 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2018). Regenerative and Positive Impact Architecture: Learning from Case Studies. London, United Kingdom: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66718-8

Attia, S. (2017). Yearbook 2016 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2016). Yearbook 2015 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative. (1). Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab, Liege University.

Attia, S. (2015). Yearbook 2014 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

As editor or director

Luible, A., Gosztonyi, S., & Attia, S. (Eds.). (2018). Facade 2018 - Adaptive! Lucerne, Switzerland: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Attia, S., Piderit, B., & Van Moeseke, G. (Eds.). (2018). Resilience and Net-Zero Energy Buildings in Chile. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab - ULiege.

Attia, S., Teller, J., & Mahy, G. (Eds.). (2017). 4th Doctoral Seminar on Sustainability Research in the Built Environment Book of Abstracts. Liège, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Book chapters and contributions to collective works

Attia, S. (2017). Resource efficiency and circularity in engineering higher education. In M. Moula, O. Pekka, S. Jaana, & K. Gyöngi (Eds.), Constructing A Green Circular Society (pp. 62-84). Helsinki, Finland: University of Helsinki.

Attia, S. (2015). Adaptive Façades Systems: procedures and protocols for performance monitoring & evaluation. In Andreas Luible, Adaptive facade network – Europe (1, pp. 46). TU-Delft.

Atanasiu, B., & Attia, S. (Crit. Ed.). (2011). Principles for nearly Zero-energy Buildings: Paving the way for effective implementation of policy requirements. In B. Atanasiu (Ed.), Principles for nearly Zero-energy Buildings: Paving the way for effective implementation of policy requirements (pp. 124). Brussels, Belgium: BPIE.

Attia, S., & Huffschmid, D. (2005). Energy Plantage, Leeuwarden: Look and feel. In F. Dam, van, & Noorman (Eds.), Grounds for Change:Bridging energy Planning and spatial design strategies (pp. 67-75). Groningen, Netherlands: KNN Milieu B.V.

Cartographic materials

Semahi, S., Benbouras, & Attia, S. (2019). Atlas of spatial distribution for energy demand and thermal comfort estimation in Algeria. LIEGE, Belgium: Sustainable Building Design Lab. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.11435.18724

Theses and dissertations

Doctoral thesis

Attia, S. (2012). A Tool for Design Decision Making Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climates. Unpublished doctoral thesis, UCL - Université Catholique de Louvain.
Jury: De Herde, A. (Promotor), Vandenburg, D., Hensen, J. L. M., Gratia, E., Bodart, M., & Steemers, K.

Master dissertations

Attia, S. (2005). New Urban Squares, Documentation for ten urban squares recently designed in the Netherlands. Unpublished master thesis, WUR - Wageningen Universiteit en Researchcentrum .
Jury: Lenzholzer, S. (Promotor).

Expert reports

Zhang, C., Kazanci, O. B., Attia, S., Levinson, R., Lee, S. H., Holzer, P., Salvati, A., Machard, A., Pourabdollahtootkaboni, M., Gauri, A., Olesen, B. W., & Heiselberg, P. K. (2021). IEA EBC Annex 80 - Dynamic simulation guideline for the performance testing of resilient cooling strategies. (299). Copenhagen, Denmark: Aaalborg University.

Attia, S. (2021). Residential nearly zero energy buildings (nZEB) design in Eastern Europe. Liege, Belgium: Sustainable Building Design Lab.

Attia, S., Rahif, R., Corrado, V., Levinson, R., Laouadi, A., Wang, L., Sodagar, B., Machard, A., Gupta, R., Olesen, B., Zinzi, M., & Hamdy, M. (2021). Framework to evaluate the resilience of different cooling technologies. Liege, Belgium: Sustainable Building Design Lab. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.33998.59208

Learning materials

Course notes

Attia, S. (2020). Conducting Peer Reviews. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Methods Chapter. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Writing an Editor Cover Letter. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Storage and Backup of Data. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). eduNBN.

Attia, S. (2020). Case Study Research. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Usability Testing II - ISO 9241-210. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Usability Testing I. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Focus Group Discussions. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). In-depth Interviews. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Observation & Ethnography Research. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Content Analysis. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Systematic Literature Review. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2020). Qualitative Research Methods. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). Effective Data Visualisation I. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). Note Taking. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). Foundation of Scientific Writing. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). Working with your PhD Supervisor. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). How to ask for a Recommendation Letter. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). Create a Paper Poster. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Others

Attia, S. (2021). Svante Arrhenius the father of climate change. (ULiège - Université de Liège, ARCH3272-1: Building performance simulation and monitoring). Liege, Belgium: Sustainable Building Design Lab.

Attia, S. (2019). Structured Scientific Writing.

Attia, S. (2018). Research in Architecture.

Attia, S. (2018). Study Conceptual Framework.

Attia, S. (2018). Planning your Post-Doc.

Attia, S. (2018). Organizational Charts in Research.

Attia, S. (2017). Writing a journal paper.

Attia, S. (2017). Selecting a journal for a publication.

Attia, S. (2017). Journal Paper Submission Process.

Attia, S. (2017). Avoiding predatory publishers.

Attia, S. (2017). Qualities of a good researcher.

Attia, S. (2017). Digital ID of Researchers.

Attia, S. (2017). MSc and PhD Thesis Structure.

Attia, S. (2017). Research Ideas Assessment.

Attia, S. (2015). Writing a Research Proposal.

Attia, S. (2015). Systematic Literature Review. (Liege University).

Attia, S. (2015). Citations and Bibliography.

Other publications and communications

Articles in scientific journals without peer reviewing

Attia, S. (December 2007). Rising Sea Levels threatens the Nile Delta. 'scape: the International Magazine of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism, 2.

Computer developments

Al-Obaidy, M., & Attia, S. (2022). Environmental product declaration dataset of ’t Centrum circular building in Westerlo, Belgium. Cambridge, United States: Harvard Dataverse. doi:10.7910/DVN/Z1CS97

Attia, S. (2021). Benchmark model for nearly-zero-energy terraced dwellings. Cambridge, United States: Harvard Dataverse. doi:10.7910/DVN/GJI84W

Attia, S. (2021). Benchmark models for post-world war II residential buildings. Cambridge, United States: Harvard Dataverse. doi:10.7910/DVN/MNWQZH

Attia, S. (2020). Building energy model for a timber nearly-zero energy building: Kettenis House in Belgium. Cambridge, United States: Harvard Dataverse. doi:10.7910/DVN/LC9LLU

Attia, S. (2020). Energy Use and Residential Housing Typologies in Algeria. Cambridge, United States: Harvard Dataverse. doi:10.7910/DVN/WWDDIG

Attia, S. (2020). Two benchmark models for nearly zero energy schools. Cambridge, United States: Harvard Dataverse. doi:10.7910/DVN/UD556V

Attia, S. (2019). Occupant-Centered Adaptive Façades Assessment Survey (OCAFAS-15).

Attia, S., & Lacombe, T. (2018). Climate Tool. Liege, Belgium: SBD Lab.

Speeches and writings for a general audience

General audience and popularisation articles

Joussen, I., & Attia, S. (16 October 2019). S'adapter au réchauffement climatique, l'enjeu des bâtiments de demain. La revue des professionnels de portes, portails, volet et stores, 76 (Octobre), p. 41-43.

Attia, S. (2014). Green Roof Potential in Arab Cities. EcoMENA.

Attia, S. (2008). Going green: Aggies could be more eco-conscious (opinion). The Battalion.

Conferences given outside the academic context

Attia, S. (2020). Best practices of quality assurance for Net Zero Energy Building Design. Paper presented at Zero Build Forum’20: International Virtual Forum on Zero Energy Buildings.

Attia, S. (2020). Webinar: Healthy schools during and after COVID-19. Paper presented at Webinar: Healthy schools during and after COVID-19, Liege, Belgium.

Attia, S., & Zawaydeh, S. (2014). Strategic Decision Making For Zero Energy Buildings in Jordan. Paper presented at Jordanian Architects Society Seminar, Amman, Jordan.

Others

Attia, S. (2016). Bâtiment Vert et Zéro Energie au Qatar.

Attia, S., & Wierina, H. (2005). Islamic design in the Western world and Western design in Islamic world. Unpublished.