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Instituto Superior Técnico

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DECivil

RESEARCH GROUP

STUDIES ON CONSTRUCTION

Email: jose.silvestre@tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Phone Number: +351 218 419 709
José Dinis Silvestre | Assistant Professor

Domain of activity:

  • Sustainable construction (LiderA and SBToolPT assessor and DAPHabitat examiner).
  • Pathology, inspection and rehabilitation of construction materials and assemblies.
  • Technology and performance of building assemblies.

Present research topics:

  • Life cycle assessment of buildings, construction materials and assemblies
  • Buildings expert-knowledge based management systems.

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Garcez, N.; Lopes, N.; de Brito, J.; Sá, G.; Silvestre, J.D. (2015) Influence of design on the service life of pitched roofs' cladding. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 29, n.º 3. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000461 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2015
Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Ahmed, H. (2018) Optimizing recycled concrete containing high volume of fly ash in terms of the embodied energy and chloride ion resistance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 194. pp 735-750. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.05.177 Journal of Cleaner Production
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018
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
Pedroso, M.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2017) Characterization of eco-efficient acoustic insulation materials (traditional and innovative). Construction and Building Materials, 140. pp 221-228. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.02.132 Construction and Building Materials
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2017
Silvestre, J.; Brito, J. de; Duarte Pinheiro, M. (2015) . "Sustentabilidade ambiental das construções", in Caderno de Síntese Tecnológica: Reabilitação de Edifícios. Lisbon: Grupo de Trabalho da Reabilitação, Plataforma Tecnológica Portuguesa da Construção.
Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2015
Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Pinheiro, M.D. (2014) Environmental impacts and benefits of the end-of-life of building materials - Calculation rules, results and contribution to a "cradle to cradle" life cycle. Journal of Cleaner Production, 66. pp 37-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.10.028 Journal of Cleaner Production
Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2014
Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2018) Water absorption and electrical resistivity of concrete with recycled concrete aggregates and fly ash. Cement and Concrete Composites, 70, n.º 4. pp 204-216. doi: 10.1680/jmacr.17.00216 Cement and Concrete Composites
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018
Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2017) Combined influence of recycled concrete aggregates and high contents of fly ash on concrete properties. Construction and Building Materials, 157. pp 554-572. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.09.128 Construction and Building Materials
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2017
Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Pinheiro, M.D. (2013) From the new European Standards to an environmental, energy and economic assessment of building assemblies from cradle-to-cradle (3E-C2C). Energy and Buildings, 64. pp 199-208. doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.05.001 Energy and Buildings
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2013
Silvestre, J.D.; Lasvaux, S.; Hodková, J.; de Brito, J.; Pinheiro, M.D. (2015) NativeLCA - a systematic approach for the selection of environmental datasets as generic data: application to construction products in a national context. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 20, n.º 6. pp 731-750. doi: 10.1007/s11367-015-0885-8 The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2015
Pargana, N.; Pinheiro, M.D.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J. (2014) Comparative environmental life cycle assessment of thermal insulation materials of buildings. Energy and Buildings, 82. pp 466-481. doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.05.057 Energy and Buildings
Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2014
Göswein, V.; Gonçalves, A.B.; Silvestre, J.D.; Freire, F.; Habert, G.; Kurda, R. (2018) Transportation matters – Does it? GIS-based comparative environmental assessment of concrete mixes with cement, fly ash, natural and recycled aggregates. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 137. pp 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.05.021 Resources, Conservation & Recycling
José Dinis Silvestre
Alexandre Bacelar Gonçalves
2018
Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2018) Combined economic and mechanical performance optimization of recycled aggregate concrete with high volume of fly ash. Applied Sciences, 8. doi: 10.3390/app8071189 Applied Sciences
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018
Pereira, C.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2018) Contribution of humidity to the degradation of façade claddings in current buildings. Engineering Failure Analysis, 90. pp 103-115. doi: 10.1016/j.engfailanal.2018.03.028 Engineering Failure Analysis
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018
Silvestre, J.D.; Silvestre, N.; de Brito, J. (2015) An overview on the improvement of mechanical properties of ceramics nanocomposites. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2015. doi: 10.1155/2015/106494 Journal of Nanomaterials
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2015
Silvestre, J.; Lasvaux, S.; Hodková, J.; Brito, J. de; Pinheiro, M. D. (2016) Selection of environmental datasets as generic data: Application to insulation materials within national Context. . In: Habert, G.; Schlueter, A.(Eds). Zurich: vdf Hochschulverlag. pp 358-363.
Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2016
Duarte, A.P.C.; Silvestre, N.; de Brito, J.; Júlio, E.; Silvestre, J.D. (2018) On the sustainability of rubberized concrete filled square steel tubular columns. Journal of Cleaner Production, 170. pp 510-521. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.09.131 Journal of Cleaner Production
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Eduardo Nuno Brito Santos Júlio
2018
Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J. (2018) Life cycle assessment of concrete made with high volume of recycled concrete aggregates and fly ash. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 139. pp 407-417. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.07.004 Resources, Conservation & Recycling
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018
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
Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Pinheiro, M.D. (2013) Life-cycle impact ‘cradle to cradle’ of building assemblies. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 167, n.º 2. pp 53-63. doi: 10.1680/ensu.13.00005 Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2013
Silvestre, J.D.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J. (2015) Uncertainty modelling of service life and environmental performance to reduce risk in building design decisions. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 21, n.º 3. pp 308-322. doi: 10.3846/13923730.2014.890649 Journal of Civil Engineering and Management
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2015
Braga, A.M.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J. (2017) Compared environmental and economic impact from cradle to gate of concrete with natural and recycled coarse aggregates. Journal of Cleaner Production, 162. pp 529-543. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.057 Journal of Cleaner Production
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2017
Pereira, A.; Palha, F.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2014) Diagnosis and repair of gypsum plaster coatings: statistical characterization and lessons learned from a field survey. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 20, n.º 4. pp 485-496. doi: 10.3846/13923730.2013.801918 Journal of Civil Engineering and Management
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2014
Marrana, T.C.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Gomes, R. (2017) Lifecycle cost analysis of flat roofs of buildings. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143, n.º 6. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001290 Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2017
Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2018) Indirect evaluation of the compressive strength of recycled aggregate concrete with high fly ash ratios. Magazine of Concrete Research, 70, n.º 4. pp 204-216. doi: 10.1680/jmacr.17.00216 Magazine of Concrete Research
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018
Delgado, A.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2013) Inspection and diagnosis system for wood flooring. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 27, n.º 5. pp 564-574. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000342 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2013
Kurad, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. (2017) Influence of recycled aggregates and high contents of fly ash on concrete fresh properties. Cement and Concrete Composites, 84. pp 198-213. doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.09.009 Cement and Concrete Composites
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2017
Estanqueiro, B.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Pinheiro, M.D. (2018) Environmental life cycle assessment of coarse natural and recycled aggregates for concrete. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, 22, n.º 4. pp 429-449. doi: 10.1080/19648189.2016.1197161 European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering
Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2018

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