HomePeople
INSTITUTION

Instituto Superior Técnico

DEPARTMENT

DECivil

RESEARCH GROUP

Studies on Construction

Email: ines.flores.colen@tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Phone Number: +351 218 419 742
Inês Flores-Colen | Associate Professor

Domain of activity:

  • Construction Technology;
  • Pathology,
  • Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Constructions.

Present research topics:

  • performance of products,
  • systems and buildings;
  • innovative and sustainable mortars;
  • nanotechnology;
  • inspection and in situ testing;
  • pathology and in-service diagnosis;
  • rehabilitation;
  • maintenance and facility management.

ReferenceJournalAUTHOR(S) CERISDATE
Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2015) Influence of slenderness on the compressive strength evaluation of cores of renders. Materials and Structures, 48, n.º 5. pp 1449-1460. doi: 10.1617/s11527-013-0245-8 Materials and Structures
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Júlio, M.F.; Soares, A.; Ilharco, L.M.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Silica-based aerogels as aggregates for cement-based thermal renders. Cement and Concrete Composites, 72. pp 309-318. doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2016.06.013 Cement and Concrete Composites
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Morgado, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J.; Silva, A. (2017) Maintenance planning of pitched roofs in current buildings. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143, n.º 7. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001316 Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
João Gomes Morgado
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Amaro, B.; Saraiva, D.; de Brito, J.; Flores-Colen, I. (2014) Statistical survey of the pathology, diagnosis and rehabilitation of ETICS in walls. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 20, n.º 4. pp 511-526. doi: 10.3846/13923730.2013.801923 Journal of Civil Engineering and Management
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2014
Flores-Colen, I.; Brito, J. de; Freitas, V. de (2013) . "Assessment of in-service performance parameters of rendering facades", in CIB W86 State-of-the-Art Report. CIB.
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2013
Garrido, R.; Silvestre, J.D.; Flores-Colen, I. (2017) Economic and energy life cycle assessment of aerogel-based thermal renders. Journal of Cleaner Production, 151. pp 537-545. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.02.194 Journal of Cleaner Production
José Dinis Silvestre
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Silva, C.M.; Flores-Colen, I.; Antunes, M. (2017) Step-by-step approach to ranking green roof retrofit potential in urban areas: A case study of Lisbon, Portugal. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 25. pp 120-129. doi: 10.1016/j.ufug.2017.04.018 Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Edis, E.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2015) Time-dependent passive building thermography for detecting delamination of adhered ceramic cladding. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 34, n.º 3. doi: 10.1007/s10921-015-0297-5 Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Cardoso, R.; Pedreira, R.; Duarte, S.; Monteiro, G.; Borges, H.; Flores-Colen, I. (2016) . “Biocementation as rehabilitation technique of porous materials”, in New Approaches to Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, Volume 6. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. pp 99-120.
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Carvalho, C.; de Brito, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; Pereira, C. (2018) Inspection, diagnosis, and rehabilitation system for vinyl and linoleum floorings in health infrastructures. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 32, n.º 6. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001229 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2018
Flores-Colen, I.; Silva, L.; de Brito, J.; Freitas, V.P. (2016) Drying index for in-service physical performance assessment of renders. Construction and Building Materials, 112. pp 1101-1109. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.03.034 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Carvalho, C.G.; Flores-Colen, I.; Faria, P. (2015) Rehabilitation of renders of old buildings in Portugal: Survey, supporting methodology proposal and case study. Structural Survey, 33, n.º 4/5. pp 337-353. doi: 10.1108/SS-04-2015-0024 Structural Survey
M. P. Rodrigues
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Edis, E.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2013) Passive thermographic inspection of adhered ceramic claddings: limitation and conditioning factors. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 27, n.º 6. pp 737-747. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000365 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2013
Ximenes, S.; Silva, A.F.; Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Parametric analysis to study the influence of aerogel-based renders’ components on thermal and mechanical performance. Materials, 9, n.º 5. doi: 10.3390/ma9050336 Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Santos, A.; Vicente, J.; de Brito, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; Castelo, A. (2017) Analysis of the inspection, diagnosis, and repair of external door and window frames. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31, n.º 6. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001095 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Edis, E.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2015) Building thermography: detection of delamination of adhered ceramic claddings using the passive approach. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 34, n.º 1. doi: 10.1007/s10921-014-0268-2 Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Brito, J. de; Flores-Colen, I. (2015) . "Reabilitação com durabilidade", in Caderno de Síntese Tecnológica: Reabilitação de Edifícios. Lisbon: Grupo de Trabalho da Reabilitação, Plataforma Tecnológica Portuguesa da Construção.
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Steenhuizen, D.; Flores-Colen, I.; Reitsma, A.G.; Branco Ló, P. (2014) The road to facility management. Facilities, 32, n.º 1/2. pp 46-57. doi: 10.1108/F-09-2012-0072 Facilities
Inês Flores-Colen
2014
Gomes, M.G.; Flores-Colen, I.; da Silva, F.; Pedroso, M. (2018) Thermal conductivity measurement of thermal insulating mortars with EPS and silica aerogel by steady-state and transient methods. Construction and Building Materials, 172. pp 696-705. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.03.162 Construction and Building Materials
Maria da Glória de Almeida Gomes
Inês Flores-Colen
2018
Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2015) Use of non-standard specimens to study the compressive strength of multi-coat renders. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 43, n.º 5. pp 1055-1065. doi: 10.1520/JTE20140028 Journal of Testing and Evaluation
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Edis, E.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2014) Passive thermographic detection of moisture problems in façades with adhered ceramic cladding. Construction and Building Materials, 51. pp 187-197. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.10.085 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2014
Moura, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Study of the effect of three anti-graffiti products on the physical properties of different substrates. Construction and Building Materials, 107. pp 157-164. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.12.181 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Gomes, M.G.; Flores-Colen, I.; Manga, L.M.; Soares, A.; de Brito, J. (2017) The influence of moisture content on the thermal conductivity of external thermal mortars. Construction and Building Materials, 135. pp 279-286. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.12.166 Construction and Building Materials
Maria da Glória de Almeida Gomes
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Moura, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J.; Dionísio, A. (2017) Study of the cleaning effectiveness of limestone and lime-based mortar substrates protected with anti-graffiti products. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 24. pp 31-44. doi: 10.1016/j.culher.2016.04.004 Journal of Cultural Heritage
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2017) Experimental study of the compressive strength of multi-coat renders. Materials Research - Ibero-american Journal of Materials, 20, n.º 5. pp 1254-1265. doi: 10.1590/1980-5373-mr-2016-0557 Materials Research - Ibero-american Journal of Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Flores-Colen, I. (2013) . "Survey Information Sheets", in CIB W86 State-of-the-Art Report. CIB.
Inês Flores-Colen
2013
Silva, L.; Flores-Colen, I.; Vieira, N.; Pereira, P.; Timmons, A. B.; Sequeira, P. (2016) . “Durability of ETICS and Premixed One-Coat Renders in Natural Exposure Conditions”, in New Approaches to Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, Volume 6. Belin: Springer-Verlag. pp 131-74.
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Lopes, A.C.; Flores-Colen, I.; Silva, L. (2015) Variability of the pull-off technique for adhesion strength evaluation on ceramic tile claddings. The Journal of Adhesion, 91, n.º 10-11. pp 768-791. doi: 10.1080/00218464.2014.999366 The Journal of Adhesion
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Esteves, T.; Flores-Colen, I.; Silva, C.M. (2018) Inspection and numerical modeling of cracking in existing nonbearing walls. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 32, n.º 4. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001169 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva
Inês Flores-Colen
2018
Silva, C.M.; Flores-Colen, I.; Coelho, A. (2015) Green roofs in Mediterranean areas – Survey and maintenance planning. Building and Environment, 94, Part 1. pp 131-143. doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.07.029 Building and Environment
Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva
Inês Flores-Colen
André Daniel Vital da Silva Coelho
2015
Soares, A.; Júlio, M.; Flores-Colen, I.; Ilharco, L.; de Brito, J.; Martinho, J. (2015) Water-resistance of mortars with lightweight aggregates. Key Engineering Materials, 634. pp 46-53. doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.634.46 Key Engineering Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Júlio, M.F.; Soares, A.; Ilharco, L.M.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Aerogel-based renders with lightweight aggregates: Correlation between molecular/pore structure and performance. Construction and Building Materials, 124. pp 485-495. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.07.103 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Conceição, J.; Poça, B.; de Brito, J.; Flores-Colen, I. (2017) Inspection, diagnosis, and rehabilitation system for flat roofs. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31, n.º 6. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001094 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Madureira, S.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J.; Pereira, C. (2017) Maintenance planning of facades in current buildings. Construction and Building Materials, 147. pp 790-802. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.04.195 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Santos, A.; Vicente, J.; de Brito, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; Castelo, A. (2017) Inspection, diagnosis, and rehabilitation system of door and window frames. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31, n.º 3. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000992 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Silva, C.M.; Flores-Colen, I.; Gaspar, S. (2013) Numerical analysis of renders’ adhesion using an interface model. Construction and Building Materials, 38. pp 292-305. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.07.107 Construction and Building Materials
Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva
Inês Flores-Colen
2013
Cardoso, R.; Pedreira, R.; Duarte, S.; Monteiro, G.; Borges, H.; Flores-Colen, I. (2016) . In: Vasco Peixoto de Freitas, Aníbal Costa and João Delgado (Ed.) "Chap 5 - Biocementation as rehabilitation technique of porous materials", in Building Pathology and Rehabilitation. In: Vasco Peixoto de Freitas, Aníbal Costa and João Delgado(Eds). Springer. pp 99-120. doi: 10.1007/2F978-981-10-0648-7_5
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Edis, E.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2015) Quasi-quantitative infrared thermographic detection of moisture variation in facades with adhered ceramic cladding using principal component analysis. Building and Environment, 94, Part 1. pp 97-108. doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.07.027 Building and Environment
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Borges, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2018) Physical and mechanical performance of cement-based renders with different contents of fly ash, expanded cork granules and expanded clay. Construction and Building Materials, 191. pp 535-543. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.043 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2018
Soares, A.; Júlio, M.F.; Flores-Colen, I.; Ilharco, L.; de Brito, J. (2018) EN 998-1 performance requirements for thermal aerogel-based renders. Construction and Building Materials, 179. pp 453-460. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.05.197 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2018
Tuna, J.; Feiteira, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; Pereira, M.; de Brito, J. (2015) In situ characterization of damaging soluble salts in wall construction materials. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 29, n.º5. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000616 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J.; Freitas, V.P. (2016) Using ultrasound for in-service assessment of rendered walls. Experimental Techniques, 40, n.º 4. pp 1203-1214. doi: 10.1007/s40799-016-0118-5 Experimental Techniques
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2016
Silva, A.F.; Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Mechanical characteristics of lightweight mortars on small-scale samples. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 44, n.º 1. doi: 10.1520/JTE20140535 Journal of Testing and Evaluation
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Rodrigues, P.; Silvestre, J.D.; Flores-Colen, I.; Viegas, C.A.; de Brito, J.; Kurad, R.; Demertzi, M. (2017) Methodology for the assessment of the ecotoxicological potential of construction materials. Materials, 10, n.º 6. doi: 10.3390/ma10060649 Materials
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Amaro, B.; Saraiva, D.; de Brito, J.; Flores-Colen, I. (2013) Inspection and diagnosis system of ETICS on walls. Construction and Building Materials, 47. pp 1257-1267. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.06.024 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2013
Flores-Colen, I.; Brito, J. de (2015) . "Renders”, in Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering: Science, Processing and Design. Berlin: Springer.
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Morgado, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J.; Silva, A. (2017) Maintenance programmes for flat roofs in existing buildings. Property Management, 35, n.º 3. pp 339-362. doi: 10.1108/PM-08-2016-0040 Property Management
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
João Gomes Morgado
Inês Flores-Colen
2017
Menezes, A.; Gomes, M.G.; Flores-Colen, I. (2015) In-situ assessment of physical performance and degradation analysis of rendering walls. Construction and Building Materials, 75. pp 283-292. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.11.039 Construction and Building Materials
Maria da Glória de Almeida Gomes
Inês Flores-Colen
2015
Silva, C.M.; Flores-Colen, I.; Esteves, T.; Gaspar, S. (2014) In-service performance of renders using a cohesive zone model. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 55. pp 145-154. doi: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2014.09.001 International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives
Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva
Inês Flores-Colen
2014
Galvão, J.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J.; Veiga, M.R. (2018) Variability of in-situ testing on rendered walls in natural ageing conditions – Rebound hammer and ultrasound techniques. Construction and Building Materials, 170. pp 167-181. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.02.152 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
2018

CONTACT US

Need more information? Send us an email to: ceris@tecnico.ulisboa.pt