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Publication list for
Christiane Berger
E259 - Institute of Architectural Sciences
as author or essentially involved person

41 records (2017 - 2021)


Publications in Scientific Journals


A. Mahdavi, C. Berger, H. Amin, E. Ampatzi, R.K. Andersen, E. Azar, V.M. Barthelmes, M. Favero, J. Hahn, D. Khovalyg, H.N. Knudsen, A.L. Navarro, A. Roetzel, F.C. Sangogboye, M. Schweiker, M. Taheri, D. Teli, M. Touchie, S. Verbruggen:
"The Role of Occupants in Buildings´ Energy Performance Gap: Myth or Reality?";
Sustainability, 13 (2021).

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger, B. Veselina, L. Bourikas, R.T. Hellwig, Q. Jin, A.L. Pisello, M. Schweiker:
"Necessary Conditions for Multi-Domain Indoor Environmental Quality Standards";
Sustainability, 8439 (2020), 12; 24 pages.

A. Mahdavi, H. Teufl, C. Berger:
"A structured approach to the evaluation of indoor environments´ecological valency";
International Journal of Ventilation, 2020 (2020).

W. O´Brien, A. Wagner, M. Schweiker, A. Mahdavi, J. Day, M.B. Kjaergaard, S. Carlucci, B. Dong, F. Tahmasebi, D. Yan, T. Hong, H. Burak Gunay, Z. Nagy, C. Miller, C. Berger:
"Introducing IEA EBC annex 79: Key challenges and opportunities in the field of occupant-centric building design and operation";
Building and Environment, 178 (2020).

A. Heydarian, C. McIlvvennie, L. Arpan, S. Yousefi, M. Syndicus, M. Schweiker, F. Jazizadeh, P.R. Rissetto, A.L. Pisello, C. Piselli, C. Berger, Z. Yan, A. Mahdavi:
"What drives our behaviours in buildings? A review on occupant interactions with building systems from the lens of behavioral theories";
Building and Environment, 179 (2020), 179.

M. Schweiker, E. Ampatzi, M.S. Andargie, R.K. Andersen, E. Azar, V.M. Barthelmes, C. Berger, L. Bourikas, S. Carlucci, G. Chinazzo, L.P. Edappilly, M. Favero, S. Gauthier, A. Jamrozik, M. Kane, A. Mahdavi, C. Piselli, A.L. Pisello, A. Roetzel, A. Rysanek, K. Sharma, S. Zhang:
"Review of multi-domain approaches to indoor environmental perception and behaviour";
Building and Environment, 176 (2020).

C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Review of current trends in agent-based modeling of building occupants for energy and indoor-environmental performance analysis";
Building and Environment, 173 (2020).

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger, F. Tahmasebi, M. Schuss:
"Monitored data on occupants´ presence and actions in an office building";
Scientific Data, 6 (2019), 290; 1 - 5.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Predicting Buildings' Energy Use: Is the Occupant-Centric "Performance Gap" Research Program Ill-Advised";
Frontiers in Energy Research, 7 (2019), 124; 1 - 11.

A. Mahdavi, H. Teufl, C. Berger:
"Application of the ecological valency concept to buildings' environmental control systems";
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 609 (2019), 042022.

C. Berger, H. Teufl, U. Pont, A. Mahdavi:
"Uncertainties in Building Energy Certification: Two Case Studies Pertaining to Zoning";
Applied Mechanics and Materials, 12th Envibuild - Buildings and Environment - From Research to Application Proceedings of the 12th International EnviBUILD Conference (7th & 8th September 2017) (2019), 887; 156 - 164.


Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry)


A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"On the Reliability of Buildings' Energy Use Predictions Can we Close the Occupant-related Performance Gap?";
Talk: Planning Post Carbon Cities. Proceedings of the 35th PLEA Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture., A Coruna, Spain; 2020-09-01 - 2020-09-03; in: "Planning Post Carbon Cities. Proceedings of the 35th PLEA Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture.", J. Rodriguez-Alvarez, J.C. Soares-Gocalves, PLEA (ed.); A Coruña: University of A Coruña, (2020), Paper ID 1147 (p. 1662- 1667), 6 pages.

H. Teufl, C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Aspects of a building affordance assessment protocol";
Talk: Indoor Air 2020, Korea (Virtual Conference); 2020-11-02 - 2020-11-04; in: "The 16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate", H. Hwataik et al. (ed.); Indoor Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate, (2020), Paper ID ABS-0084, 6 pages.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger, A. Jamrozik, G. Chinazzo, L.P. Edappilly, M. Schweiker:
"Understanding multi-aspect indoor-environmental exposure situations: Past insights and future needs.";
Talk: Indoor Air 2020, Korea (Virtual Conference); 2020-11-02 - 2020-11-04; in: "The 16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate", H. Hwataik et al. (ed.); (2020), Paper ID ABS-0068, 6 pages.

C. Berger, M. Schuss, H. Teufl, A. Mahdavi:
"Occupants' evaluation of multi-aspect indoor environmental exposue: An experimental case study";
Talk: Indoor Air 2020 - Annex 79 Symposium, Korea (Virtual Conference); 2020-11-02 - 2020-11-04; in: "The 16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate", H. Hwataik et al. (ed.); (2020), Paper ID ABS-0062, 1 pages.

C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Integration of Building Science in Architecture Education - The IMPAQT Experience";
Talk: Planning Post Carbon Cities. Proceedings of the 35th PLEA Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture., A Coruna, Spain; 2020-09-01 - 2020-09-03; in: "Planning Post Carbon Cities. Proceedings of the 35th PLEA Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture.", J. Rodriguez-Alvarez, J.C. Soares-Gocalves, PLEA (ed.); A Coruña: University of A Coruña, (2020), Paper ID 1278 (P1549-1553), 5 pages.

A. Mahdavi, H. Teufl, C. Berger:
"Evaluation potential of indoor environments' ecological valency";
Talk: 40th AIVC Conference, 8th TightVent Conference, 6th venticool Conference, Ghent, Belgium; 2019-10-15 - 2019-10-16; in: "40th AIVI Conference, 8th TightVent Conference, 6th venticool Conference - Proceedings", ISBN: 2-930471-56-3, (2019), 10 pages.

A. Mahdavi, H. Teufl, C. Berger:
"Application of the ecological valency concept to buildings' environmental control systems";
Talk: 10th Int. Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings (X IAQVEC2019), Bari, Italy; 2019-09-05 - 2019-09-07; in: "Proceedings of the 10th Int. Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings (X IAQVEC2019)", U. Berardi (ed.); (2019), Paper ID IAQ2, 6 pages.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"An inquiry into the certification potential of built environments' affordance";
Talk: CLIMA 2019 - REHVA 13th HVAC World Congress, Bucarest, Romania; 2019-05-26 - 2019-05-29; in: "Proceedings of the 13th REHVA HVAC World Congress CLIMA2019", C. Lungu et al. (ed.); (2019), Paper ID 84, 6 pages.

C. Berger, E. Primo, V. Corrado, A. Mahdavi:
"The impact of occupancy-related input data uncertainty on the distribution of building simulation results";
Talk: BSA2019 - Building Simulation Applications - 4th IBPSA - Italy Conference, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy; 2019-06-19 - 2019-06-21; in: "Book of Abstract / to be published", A. Gasparella et al. (ed.); (2019).

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Can we measure built environments' affordance?";
Talk: IEA-EBC ANNEX 79 1th Experts´ Meeting 4th OB-18 Symposium, Ottawa, Canada (invited); 2018-10-10 - 2018-10-12; in: "IEA-EBC ANNEX 79 1th Experts´ Meeting 4th OB-18 Symposium", L. O´Brien, H. Burak Gunay, S. Gilani, M. Ouf (ed.); (2018), 7.

C. Berger, H. Teufl, U. Pont, A. Mahdavi:
"Uncertainties in Building Energy Certification: Two case studies pertaining to zoning";
Talk: enviBUILD2017 - Buildings and Environment - From Research to Application, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria; 2017-09-07 - 2017-09-08; in: "12th international enviBUILD conference 2017 - Buildings and Environments - From Research to Application", U. Pont, M. Schuss, A. Mahdavi (ed.); Department of Building Physics and Building Ecology, TU Wien, (2017), 55.


Talks and Poster Presentations (without Proceedings-Entry)


C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Integrating building science and performance simulation in architectural curricula: "The case of the IMPAQT project"";
Talk: 1st Local workshop in Hungary - IBPSA Danube Affiliate, Budapest, Hungary; 2019-11-29.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Building Performance Simulation";
Talk: Meeting / Conference in Framework of the IMPAQT Project, Cairo, Egypt (invited); 2019-11-14 - 2019-11-16.

A. Mahdavi, M. Schweiker, J. Day, C. Berger:
"Overview of current activities in Subtask 1 of IEA EBC Annex 79";
Talk: 5th Expert Meeting of Annex 79, September 2020, Odense, Denmark; 2020-09.

C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Necessary conditions for the utilization of behavioral theories in agent‐based modelling.";
Talk: 6th International Symposium on Occupant Behaviour Research with Digital Technologies (OB20), Odense, Denmark; 2020-09-23 - 2020-09-25.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Representation of building users in performance simulation: from ontology to applications";
Talk: 6th International Symposium on Occupant Behaviour Research with Digital Technologies (OB20), Odense, Denmark; 2020-09-23 - 2020-09-25.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Impact of visual and auditroy factors on perceived thermal comfort: A case study";
Talk: 5th International Symposium on Occupant Behavior (Annex 79), Southhampton (but held as Online Colloquium due to COVID19); 2020-04-20 - 2020-04-23.

C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Agent-based modelling of Building Occupants: Promise and Challenges";
Talk: 5th International Symposium on Occupant Behavior (Annex 79), Southhampton (but held as Online Colloquium due to COVID19) (invited); 2020-04-20 - 2020-04-23.

C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"IEA EBC Annex 79: Occupant-Centric Building Design and Operation";
Talk: Current Topics in Building Performance, Winterterm 2019/2020, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria; 2019-10-11 - 2020-01-24.

C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Integrating building technology conent in architectural curricula: A collaborative effort - Project IMPAQT";
Talk: Current Topics in Building Performance, Winterterm 2019/2020, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria; 2019-10-11 - 2020-01-24.

A. Mahdavi, H. Teufl, C. Berger:
"Certification potential of indoor environment's ecological valency";
Talk: Current Topics in Building Performance, Winterterm 2019/2020, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria; 2019-10-11 - 2020-01-24.

C. Berger:
"Theories and models of complex exposure situations in the built environment";
Poster: Kolloquium für DoktorandInnen der Fakultät für Architektur und Raumplanung 2019 (29.03.2019), Technische Universität Wien; 2019-03-29.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Introducting the ARUD undergraduate program 5 year plan - Building Technology Group";
Talk: M13- IMPAQT project meeting 3rd September 2019 - ECG, Cairo, Egypt; 2019-03-09.

H. Teufl, C. Berger, A. Mahdavi:
"Are subjective evaluations of indoor environments' affordance reproducible?";
Talk: OB-19: 5th International Symposium on Occupant Behavior - 2nd Expert Meeting of IEA EBC Annex 79, San ANtonio, Texas, USA; 2019-03-13 - 2019-03-15.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Integrating building technology content in architectural curricula: A collaborative effort";
Talk: Current Topics in Building Performance, Winterterm 2018/2019, TU Wien; 2018-10-19 - 2019-01-25.

A. Mahdavi, C. Berger:
"Building Ecology Module - IMPAQT Project Meeting Kassel";
Talk: IMPAQT Project Meeting Kassel, Kassel, Deutschland (invited); 2018-05-07 - 2018-05-08.


Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)


C. Berger:
"Agent-Based Modeling in Building Simulation: Where Do We Stand?";
Supervisor: A. Mahdavi; Institut für Architekturwissenschaften, Forschungsbereich Bauphysik und Bauökologie, 2020; final examination: 2020-06-16.

C. Berger:
"Integrating building technology content in architectural curricula: A collaborative effort";
Supervisor: A. Mahdavi; Institut für Architekturwissenschaften, Abteilung Bauphysik und Bauökologie, 2018; final examination: 2018-08-28.


Scientific Reports


U. Pont, P. Schober, C. Berger, N. Ghiassi, F. Herzog, K. Hauer, C. Lux, A. Mahdavi, M. Schuss, H. Teufl, M. Wieser, D. Wolosiuk, A. Rubick:
"Endbericht (Tätigkeitsbericht) Projekt MOTIVE";
Report for Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG / BMVIT (Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie // Programm Stadt der Zukunft; Report No. Endbericht, 2018; 23 pages.


Reviews


D.K. Shehayeb (Reviewer):
"IMPAQT. Integrative Multidisciplonary People-centered Architectural Qualification & Training";
Group review about IMPAQT-Project, A. Mahdavi, C. Berger; Bulletin of People-Environment Studies, 2018-06, p. 25 - 27.