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Professor Veronica Soebarto

Veronica Soebarto
Professor
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of the Professions

Veronica joined the University of Adelaide in 1998 after completing a Post-Doctorate Research Associate position at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA, and PhD and Master of Architecture degrees from the same university. She is the leader of the Sustainable Built Environment research group and her research interests span from age-friendly built environment, environmental performance assessments of buildings, building performance simulation, building monitoring, human thermal comfort, to the social dimension of sustainable design.

Professor Veronica Soebarto

Veronica joined the University of Adelaide in 1998 after completing a Post-Doctorate Research Associate position at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA, and PhD and Master of Architecture degrees from the same university. She is the leader of the Sustainable Built Environment research group and her research interests span from age-friendly built environment, environmental performance assessments of buildings, building performance simulation, building monitoring, human thermal comfort, to the social dimension of sustainable design.

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

Veronica is a member of the Sustainable Built Environment Research Group and China-Australia Sustainable Research Unit. Her research interests include:

  • Building thermal/energy simulation.
  • Environmental monitoring.
  • Sustainable building design and assessments.
  • Human thermal comfort
  • Social dimension of sustainability and sustainable design.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2018 Professor University of Adelaide
2007 - 2017 Associate Professor University of Adelaide
2000 - 2006 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
1998 - 1999 Lecturer University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
2017 Award Executive Dean's Research Commendation 2017 Faculty of Professions, University of Adelaide Australia
2016 Award Beacon Commendations for the Enhancement and Innovation of Student Learning: Implementing effective HDR Supervisory Practices The University of Adelaide Australia $2,000
2014 Award Executive Dean's Research Award 2014 University of Adelaide Australia AU$2,000
2000 Award Good Teaching Award University of Adelaide Australia
1997 Award IBPSA Outstanding Young Contributor Award 1997 International Building Performance Simulation Associaion USD500

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1993 - 1996 Texas A&M University United States PhD
1991 - 1992 Texas A&M University United States Master of Architecture
1982 - 1987 University of Indonesia Indonesia B.Arch.Eng.

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Zhu, L., Shao, Z., Sun, Y., Soebarto, V., Gao, F., Zillante, G., & Zuo, J. (2018). Indoor daylight distribution in a room with integrated dynamic solar concentrating facade. Energy and Buildings, 158, 1-13.
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2018 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Zhao, Z., Soebarto, V., Lu, Y., Zillante, G., & Gan, X. (2018). Sustainability attitude and performance of construction enterprises: A China study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172, 1440-1451.
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2018 Soebarto, V., de Dear, R., Zuo, J., & Daniel, L. (2018). Editorial note for Virtual Special Issue on energy performance to indoor environmental quality. Energy and Buildings, 166, 317-318.
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2017 Shari, Z., & Soebarto, V. (2017). Development of an office building sustainability assessment framework for Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 25(3), 1449-1472.
2017 van Hoof, J., Schellen, L., Soebarto, V., Wong, J., & Kazak, J. (2017). Ten questions concerning thermal comfort and ageing. Building and Environment, 120, 123-133.
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2017 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Soebarto, V., Zhao, Z., & Zillante, G. (2017). Dynamic interactions between sustainability and competitiveness in construction firms: A transition perspective. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 24(5), 842-859.
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2017 Bennetts, H., Soebarto, V., Oakley, S., & Babie, P. (2017). Feeling safe and comfortable in the urban environment. Journal of Urbanism, 10(4), 401-421.
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2017 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Soebarto, V., Zhao, Z., Zillante, G., & Gan, X. (2017). Discovering the Transition Pathways toward Sustainability for Construction Enterprises: Importance-Performance Analysis. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(6), 12 pages.
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2017 Daniel, L., Williamson, T., & Soebarto, V. (2017). Comfort-based performance assessment methodology for low energy residential buildings in Australia. Building and Environment, 111, 169-179.
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2017 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Zhao, Z., Soebarto, V., Zillante, G., & Gan, X. (2017). Approaches for Transitions Towards Sustainable Development: Status Quo and Challenges. Sustainable Development, 25(5), 359-371.
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2017 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Zhao, Z., Zillante, G., Gan, X., & Soebarto, V. (2017). Evolving theories of sustainability and firms: history, future directions and implications for renewable energy research. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 72, 48-56.
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2016 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Soebarto, V., Zhao, Z., Zillante, G., & Gan, X. (2016). Sustainability transition of the Chinese construction industry: practices and behaviours of the leading construction firms. Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(4), 05016009-1-05016009-13.
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2016 Chang, R., Zuo, J., Soebarto, V., Zhao, Z., Zillante, G., & Gan, X. (2016). Sustainability transition of the Chinese construction industry: practices and behaviours of the leading construction firms. Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(4), 05016009-1-05016009-13.
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2016 Chang, R., Soebarto, V., Zhao, Z., & Zillante, G. (2016). Facilitating the transition to sustainable construction: China's policies. Journal of Cleaner Production, 131, 534-544.
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2015 Dong, X., Griffith, M., & Soebarto, V. (2015). Feasibility of rammed earth constructions for seismic loads in Australia. Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 16(4), 262-272.
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2015 Ness, D., Swift, J., Ranasinghe, D., Xing, K., & Soebarto, V. (2015). Smart steel: new paradigms for the reuse of steel enabled by digital tracking and modelling. Journal of Cleaner Production, 98, 292-303.
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2015 Daniel, L., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2015). House energy rating schemes and low energy dwellings: the impact of occupant behaviours in Australia. Energy and Buildings, 88, 34-44.
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2015 Daniel, L., Williamson, T., Soebarto, V., & Chen, D. (2015). Learning from thermal mavericks in Australia: comfort studies in Melbourne and Darwin. Architectural Science Review, 58(1), 57-66.
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2015 Dong, X., Soebarto, V., & Griffith, M. (2015). Design optimization of insulated cavity rammed earth walls for houses in Australia. Energy and Buildings, 86, 852-863.
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2014 Guan, H., Soebarto, V., Bennett, J., Clay, R., Andrew, R., Guo, Y., . . . Bellette, K. (2014). Response of office building electricity consumption to urban weather in Adelaide, South Australia. Urban Climate, 10(Part 1), 42-55.
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2014 Soebarto, V., & Bennetts, H. (2014). Thermal comfort and occupant responses during summer in a low to middle income housing development in South Australia. Building and Environment, 75, 19-29.
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2014 Halawa, E., van Hoof, J., & Soebarto, V. (2014). The impacts of the thermal radiation field on thermal comfort, energy consumption and control - a critical overview. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 37, 907-918.
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2014 Shari, Z., & Soebarto, V. (2014). Investigating sustainable practices in the Malaysian office building developments. Construction Innovation, 14(1), 17-35.
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2014 Dong, X., Soebarto, V., & Griffith, M. (2014). Achieving thermal comfort in naturally ventilated rammed earth houses. Building and Environment, 82, 588-598.
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2014 Menadue, V., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2014). Perceived and actual thermal conditions: case studies of green-rated and conventional office buildings in the City of Adelaide. Architectural Science Review, 57(4), 303-319.
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2014 Dong, X., Soebarto, V., & Griffith, M. (2014). Strategies for reducing heating and cooling loads of uninsulated rammed earth wall houses. Energy and Buildings, 77, 323-331.
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2013 Freney, M., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2013). Earthship monitoring and thermal simulation. Architectural Science Review, 56(3), 208-219.
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2013 Menadue, V., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2013). The effect of internal environmental quality on occupant satisfaction in commercial office buildings. HVAC&R Research, 19(8), 1051-1062.
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2012 Shari, Z., & Soebarto, V. (2012). Delivering sustainable building strategies in Malaysia: stakeholders' barriers and aspirations. ALAM CIPTA Journal, 5(2), 3-12.
2010 Williamson, T., Soebarto, V., & Radford, A. (2010). Comfort and energy use in five Australian award-winning houses: regulated, measured and perceived. Building Research and Information, 38(5), 509-529.
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2003 Nguyen, V., & Soebarto, V. (2003). Gaps in understanding sustainable housing: Case study in Adelaide and Hanoi. Architectural Science Review, 46(4), 369-374.
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2001 Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2001). Multi-criteria assessment of building performance, theory and implementation. Building and Environment, 36(6), 681-690.
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2000 Geva, A., Soebarto, V., & Degelman, L. (2000). Maintaining a national image of a fast food chain in different climates: Energy conservation strategies. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 17(3), 181-195.

Books

Book Chapters

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2016 Daniel, L., Williamson, T., & Soebarto, V. (2016). Neutral, comfort or preferred: what is a relevant model for acceptable thermal environmental conditions for low energy dwellings in Australia?. In L. Brotas, S. Roaf, F. Nicol, & M. Humphreys (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Windsor Conference 2016: Making Comfort Relevant (pp. 445-465). Windsor Great Park, UK: Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings.
2016 Daniel, L. (2016). Adaptive behaviours to achieve thermal comfort in low energy dwellings in Australia. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Proceedings of the 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association: Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice (pp. 627-636). Adelaide, Australia: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
2016 Bills, R., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2016). Thermal experiences of older people during hot conditions in Adelaide. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice : 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Proceedings (pp. 657-664). Adelaide: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
2016 Bills, R., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2016). Thermal experiences of older people during hot conditions in Adelaide. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice : 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Proceedings (pp. 657-664). Adelaide: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
2016 Carre, A., Williamson, T., & Soebarto, V. (2016). Design and validation of a low cost indoor environment quality data logger. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice : 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Proceedings Vol. 158 (pp. 547-556). Adelaide: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
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2016 Carre, A., Williamson, T., & Soebarto, V. (2016). Design and validation of a low cost indoor environment quality data logger. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice : 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Proceedings Vol. 158 (pp. 547-556). Adelaide: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
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2016 Menadue, V., & Soebarto, V. (2016). Aural related implications of the open plan office. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice : 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Proceedings (pp. 577-586). Adelaide: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
2016 Menadue, V., & Soebarto, V. (2016). Aural related implications of the open plan office. In J. Zuo, L. Daniel, & V. Soebarto (Eds.), Revisiting the role of architectural science in design and practice : 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Proceedings (pp. 577-586). Adelaide: The Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
2015 Papadopoulos, Y., & Soebarto, V. I. (2015). Investigation of thermal comfort and airflow in a naturally ventilated lightweight house in a bush fire prone area. In J. Mathur, & V. Garg (Eds.), Building Simulation 2015 Conference Proceedings (pp. 1676-1683). Hyderabad, India: International Building Performance Simulation Association.
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2015 Kairl, L., & Soebarto, V. I. (2015). Limitations of building performance simulation: modelling a building with gabion walls. In J. Mathur, & V. Garg (Eds.), Conference Proceedings Building Simulation 2015 (pp. 1700-1707). Hyderabad, India: International Building Performance Simulation Association.
2015 Soebarto, V. I., Hopfe, C., Crawley, D., & Rawal, R. (2015). Capturing the views of architects about building performance simulation to be used during design processes. In J. Mathur, & V. Garg (Eds.), Conference Proceedings Building Simulation 2015 (pp. 1480-1487). Hyderabad, India: International Building Performance Simulation Association.
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2015 Daniel, L. R., Williamson, T., Soebarto, V., & Chen, D. (2015). A model for the cooling effect of air movement. In R. H. Crawford, & A. Stephan (Eds.), Living and learning: research for a better built environment: 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association: proceedings (pp. 1077-1086). Melbourne: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne.
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2015 Soebarto, V., Bennetts, H., Oakley, S., & Babie, P. (2015). Investigation of the relationship between CPTED principles and people's feeling of safety: a pilot study in the City of Adelaide. In Safe Cities Conference 2015 Book of Proceedings (pp. 42-59). Melbourne: Association for Sustainability in Business.
2015 Bills, R., & Soebarto, V. I. (2015). Understanding the changing thermal comfort requirements and preferences of older Australians. In R. Crawford, & A. Stephan (Eds.), Living and learning: research for a better built environment: 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association: proceedings (pp. 1203-1212). Melbourne: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne.
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2015 Chang, R., Zillante, G., Soebarto, V., & Zhao, Z. (2015). Transition to a sustainability-oriented construction industry in China: a critical analysis from the multi-level perspective. In Y. Wang, T. Olofsson, G. Shen, & B. Yong (Eds.), ICCREM 2015: Environment and the sustainable building: proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management (pp. 361-368). Luleå, Sweden: American Society of Civil Engineers.
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2014 Ahsan, T., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2014). Key predictors of annual electricity use in high-rise residential apartments in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In F. Madeo, & M. Schnabel (Eds.), ACROSS: Architectural Research through Practice (pp. 517-528). Genoa, Italy: The Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Australia & Genova University Press, Italy.
2014 Daniel, L., Williamson, T., Soebarto, V. I., & Chen, D. (2014). A study of thermal mavericks in Australia. In F. Nicol, S. Roaf, L. Brotas, & M. Humphreys (Eds.), Proceedings of 8th Windsor Conference: Counting the cost of comfort in a changing world (pp. 1201-1216). UK: NCEUB.
2013 Menadue, V., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2013). Perceived and actual thermal conditions in green and conventional office buildings. In Proceedings of the 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, ANZAScA (pp. 291-300). Hong Kong: ANZAScA.
2013 Soebarto, V., & Guan, H. (2013). Analysing the impact of changes in the urban climate, urban form and fabric on building energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. In Proceedings of CLIMA 2013 11th REHVA World Congress and 8th International Conference on IAQVEC (pp. 2869-2878). Czech Republic: Society of Environmental Engineering.
2013 Wuisang, C., Jones, D., & Soebarto, V. (2013). Minahasan Indigenous perspectives on place planning and management: Tracing the Indigenous culture through the lens of local wisdom. In Proceedings of the 10th International Urban Planning and Environment Association Symposium (pp. 498-511). Australia: ICMS.
2013 Soebarto, V. (2013). A holistic approach to achieve a sustainable, zero energy building design. In Proceedings of CLIMA 2013 11th REHVA World Congress and 8th International Conference on IAQVEC (pp. 3935-3944). Czech Republic: Society of Environmental Engineering.
2013 Soebarto, V., & Bennetts, H. (2013). The importance of simulation beyond energy rating. In E. Wurtz (Ed.), Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (pp. 3449-3456). Online: International Building Performance Simulation Association.
2013 Freney, M., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2013). Thermal comfort of global model Earthship in various European climates. In Proceedings of BS 2013: 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (pp. 1625-1632). Online: The International Building Performance Simulation Association.
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2013 Daniel, L., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2013). Assessing the simulation capability of the accurate engine in modelling massive construction elements. In E. Wurtz (Ed.), Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (pp. 2708-2715). Online: International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference.
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2012 Shari, Z., & Soebarto, V. (2012). Green vs. sustainability performance assessment: a case study of an office building in Putrajaya, Malaysia. In Proceedings of the 28th International PLEA Conference on Sustainable Architecture & Urban Design, PLEA 2012 (pp. 1-6). online: Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru.
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2012 Ness, D., Swift, J., Ranasinghe, D., Xing, K., Soebarto, V., & Terziovski, M. (2012). Smart steel: new paradigms for the reuse of steel enabled by digital tracking and modelling. In Proceedings of the 18th Greening of Industry Network Conference, GIN2012 (pp. 1-15). online: GIN2012.
2012 Shari, Z., & Soebarto, V. (2012). Current sustainable development practises in the Malaysian construction industry: Stakeholders' perspective. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Socio-Political and Technological Dimensions of Climate Change (pp. 51-62). Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.
2012 Daniel, L., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2012). Evaluating the suitability of the AccuRate engine for simulation of massive construction elements. In Proceedings of 46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association, ANZAScA (pp. 1-8). CD: ANZAScA.
2012 Freney, M., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2012). Learning from 'Earthship' based on monitoring and thermal simulation. In Proceedings of 46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association, ANZAScA (pp. 1-8). CD: ANZAScA.
2012 Menadue, V., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2012). Occupant satisfaction in Adelaide's commercial office buildings. In Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2012, 10th International Conference Vol. 1 (pp. 1-6). online: QUT.
2011 Wijekoon Mudiyanselage, E., & Soebarto, V. (2011). Testing the sensitivity of user patterns in building energy performance simulation. In Proceedings of Building Simulation 2011 (pp. 326-333). Australia: IBPSA.
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2009 Williamson, T., Erell, E., & Soebarto, V. (2009). Assessing the error from failure to account for urban microclimate in computer simulation of building energy performance. In Proceedings of the 11th International IBPSA Conference (pp. 497-504). UK: Building Simulation committee.
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2009 Soebarto, V. (2009). Analysis of indoor performance of houses using rammed earth walls. In Proceedings of the 11th International IBPSA Conference (pp. 1530-1537). UK: Building Simulation committee.
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2008 Soebarto, V., & Kad, S. (2008). Mainstream(ing) eco housing. In Proceedings of the 42nd annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (pp. 127-134). Australia: University of Newcastle.
2008 Shari, Z., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. J. (2008). Proposed development of Malaysian sustainable building assessment framework. In Humanity + Technology: Proceedings 9th SENVAR + 2nd ISESEE 2008, FSPU, UiTM Shah Alam, 1-3 December 2008 (pp. 415-424). Malaysia: Pusat Penerbitan Universiti, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
2007 Soebarto, V. (2007). A study of the indoor thermal performance of rammed earth houses. In James Coulson (Ed.), Proceedings of ANZAScA 2007 (pp. 239-246). Australia: Deakin University.
2007 Erell, E., Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2007). Accounting for urban microclimate in computer simulation of building energy performance. In S. K. Wittkopf (Ed.), Proceedings of PLEA 2007 (pp. 210-215). Singapore: University of Singapore.
2006 Andamon, M., Williamson, T., & Soebarto, V. (2006). Perceptions and Expectations of Thermal Comfort in the Philippines. In Proceedings of conference: Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings - Getting them Right (pp. 1-20). Adelaide, South Australia: The University of Adelaide SA, Australia.
2006 Radford, A., Soebarto, V., Williamson, T., & Bennetts, H. (2006). Judgement in the design of houses: explanations by architects for design decisions. In S. Shannon, V. Soebarto, & T. Williamson (Eds.), Proceedings of ANZAScA 2006 (pp. CDROM81-CDROM88). CDROM: University of Adelaide.
2006 Price, H., & Soebarto, V. (2006). Examination of the impact of the BCA energy efficiency provisions. In Henry Skates (Ed.), Proceedings of 'Fabricating Sustainability', the 39th Annual Architectural Science Association Conference (pp. CDROM1-CDROM4). CDROM: CBPR.
2006 Williamson, T., Soebarto, V., Bennetts, H., & Radford, A. (2006). House/home energy rating schemes / systems (HERS). In Willi Weber (Ed.), Proceedings of PLEA 2006 (pp. CDROM1-CDROM6). CDROM: University of Geneva.
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2006 Soebarto, V., Williamson, T., Radford, A., & Bennetts, H. (2006). The performance of award winning houses. In Willi Weber (Ed.), Proceedings of PLEA 2006 (pp. CDROM1-CDROM6). CDROM: University of Geneva.
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2005 Soebarto, V. (2005). Teaching an energy simulation program in an architecture school: Lessons learned. In I. Beausoleil Morrison, & M. Bernier (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth International IBPSA Conference (pp. 1147-1153). CD ROM: Organizing Committee Building Simulation.
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2004 Soebarto, V., Williamson, T., Radford, A., & Bennetts, H. (2004). Perceived and prescribed environmental performance of award winning houses. In Z. Bromberek (Ed.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Architectual Science Association ANZAScA and the International Building Performance Simulation Association - Australasia Conference (pp. 242-248). University of Tasmania: University of Tasmania.
2004 Munn, S., & Soebarto, V. (2004). The issues of using recycled materials in architecture. In Z. Bromberek (Ed.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association ANZAScA and the International Building Performance Simulation Association - Australasia Conference (pp. 161-167). University of Tasmania: University of Tasmania.
2003 Soebarto, V. (2003). The importance of human aspects in achieving sustainable environmental architecture. In E. Sediadi (Ed.), Architecture and the Sun - International Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture IV Proceedings (pp. 17-28). Jakarta, Indonesia: Trisakti University Press.
2003 Soebarto, V. (2003). Sustainable housing in an urban setting. In S. Hayman (Ed.), Proceedings of the 37th Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference (pp. 575-587). Sydney: University of Sydney.
2003 Soebarto, V. (2003). Are award-winning projects environmentally friendly?. In W. Y. Saman, & W. W. S. Charters (Eds.), Proceedings of the ISES 2001 Solar World Conference (pp. CDROM 321-CDROM 327). CDROM: Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society.
2003 Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2003). A multi-criteria assessment tool to assess the environmental performance of house designs. In G. Waldo Bustamante, & B. Eugenio Collados (Eds.), Proceedings of the PLEA 2003 Conference (pp. www 1-www 7). www.plea2003.cl: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.
2002 Soebarto, V. (2002). The performance of house construction type: Between theory and reality. In D. M. Luther, D. T. Dawson, J. Ham, M. Moore, D. J. Rollo, & D. G. Treloar (Eds.), Modern Practice of Architectural Science: From Pedagogy to Andragogy? (pp. 477-484). Geelong, Australia: Deakin University.
2002 Soebarto, V. (2002). A wholistic design approach for energy-efficient commercial buildings in the tropics. In T. H. Karyono, F. Nicol, & S. Roaf (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Building Research and the Sustainability of the Built Environment in the Tropics (pp. 70-78). Jakarta, Indonesia: School of Architecture, Tarumanagara University.
2000 Soebarto, V. (2000). A low-energy house and a low rating: What is the problem?. In V. Soebarto, & T. Williamson (Eds.), ANZAScA 2000: Proceedings of the 34th conference of the Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (pp. 111-118). Australia: Adelaide University and ANZAScA.
2000 Soebarto, V., & Williamson, T. (2000). Teaching architectural science and technology is teaching design. In G. Moore, & L. Trevillion (Eds.), Proceedings of 'Architecture + Education 2000' (pp. 73-80). Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
2000 O'Brien, C., & Soebarto, V. (2000). The environmental impacts of making a house. In K. Steemers, & S. Yannas (Eds.), Architecture city environment, proceedings of PLEA 2000 (pp. 176-181). London, UK: James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd.
2000 Soebarto, V. (2000). Environmentally-Sensitive Design: Between Theory and Practice. In EAAE/ARCC Joint Research Conference, Architectural Research Centres Consortium (pp. 457-465). Paris, France.
1999 Soebarto, V. I., & Williamson, T. J. (1999). Designer oriented performance evaluation of buildings. In Proceedings of Building Simulation ’99, Sixth International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference (pp. 225-232). Kyoto, Japan: International Building Performance Simulation Association.
1998 Soebarto, V. I., Haberl, J., Bou-Saada, T., & Reddy, A. (1998). An Evaluation of Residential Energy Conservation Options Using Side-By-Side Measurements of Two Habitat for Humanity Houses in Houston, Texas. In Proceedings of the 1998 ACEEE Conference, American Council for An Energy Efficient Economy Vol. 1 (pp. 115-133). Pacific Grove, California.
1998 Soebarto, V. I., & DEgelman, L. O. (1998). Energy Analysis Software as a Design Tool in Architectural Design Studio Projects. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) (pp. 259-266). Wellington, NZ: Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA.
1997 Soebarto, V. I. (1997). CALIBRATION OF HOURLY ENERGY SIMULATIONS USING HOURLY
MONITORED DATA AND MONTHLY UTILITY RECORDS
FOR TWO CASE STUDY BUILDINGS. In F. Drkal, & K. Kabele (Eds.), http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS1997/BS97_P017.pdf Vol. II (pp. 411-419). Prague, Czech Republic: International Building Performance Simulation Association.
1996 Soebarto, V. I., & Degelman, L. O. (1996). Short-Term Monitoring for Disaggregation of Energy Use Data and Calibration of Simulation Models in Retrofit Projects. In R. Campbell-Howe, & B. Wilkins-Crowder (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st National Passive Solar Conference, American Solar Energy Society (pp. 321-326). Ashville, USA: American Solar Energy Society, Boulder, CO (United States).
1995 Soebarto, V. I., & Degelman, L. O. (1995). Software Description for ENER-WIN: A Visual Interface Model for Hourly Energy Simulation in Buildings. In Proceedings of Building Simulation ’95, Fourth International Conference, International Building Performance Simulation Association (pp. 692-696). Madison, USA.
1995 Soebarto, V. I., & Degelman, L. O. (1995). An Interactive Energy Design and Simulation Tool for Building Designers. In Proceedings of Building SImulation 95, Fourth International Conference, International Building Performance Simulation Association (pp. 431-436). Madison, USA.

Conference Items

Report for External Bodies

Original Creative Works

Year Citation
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Internet Publications

Year Citation
1997 Soebarto, V. I. (1997). CALIBRATION OF HOURLY ENERGY SIMULATIONS USING HOURLY
MONITORED DATA AND MONTHLY UTILITY RECORDS
FOR TWO CASE STUDY BUILDINGS
. International Building Performance Simulation Association.

2018 - 2020

Chief Investigator, ARC Discovery DP180102019 "Improving thermal environment of housing for older Australians" ($413K), with Dino Pisaniello, Alana Hansen, Terence Williamson, Jian Zuo, Renuka Visvanathan, Joost van Hoof.

2016-2017

Chief Investigator, University of Adelaide Interdisciplinary Research Fund, "Planning and Design of Public Spaces to Support Ageing Well" ($42K)

2014-2015  

Chief Investigator, University of Adelaide Interdisciplinary Research Fund and Faculty of Professions Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research Fund,“Scoping Study for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in South Australia” ($29K)

2011-2013          

Co-Chief Investigator, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) research “A Framework for Adaptation of Australian Households to Heat Waves” ($468K)

2011-2012          

Co-Chief Investigator, South Australian Government Sector Agreements research “City of Adelaide Urban Heat Island Micro-Climate Study” ($50K)

2007                    

Chief Investigator, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan, “Christie Walk Eco City Project: Joint Case Study of APFED Award winning project”  ($10K)

 

2006                    

Chief Investigator, Faculty Small Grant Research “Investigation of the performance of some ‘sustainable’ wall materials for houses”

2002 – 2005      

Chief Investigator 2, Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Research: “Building and Ethics: Understanding a Corpus of Contemporary Australian Award-Winning Houses as Responses to Ecological, Social and Built Contexts”($250K)

2003 – 2004       

Co-Chief Investigator, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) research: “Affordability and Sustainability Outcomes of Suburban Development and Master Planned Communities – A Triple Bottom Line Assessment” ($120K)

2015-2016: Studio group leader, Architecture Final Project

2015: Co-coordinator, Overseas Experiential Studio (Vanuatu)

2014: Co-coordinator, Design Studio IV (Indonesia)

2013 - current: Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Advanced Architecture Technologies

2012 - current: Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Environment II

2012: Coordinator, Architecture Thesis A and B

2010 - 2011:  Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Sustainable Residential Building Design

2010 - 2011:  Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Sustainable Commercial Building Design

2006 - 2010: Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Technology in Design

2010 - 2012: Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Architecture Studio Elective B

2008, 2010: Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Architecture Design Studio

1998 - 2009: Course Coordinator, lecturer and tutor, Technology in the Built Environment

1998 - 1999: Studio group leader, Architecture Final Project

1998 - 2006: Lecturer in Architecture Studio IB, IC, II, Architecture Processes, Building Design Studio

 

 

 

 

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2018 Principal Supervisor Pathway to Net Life Cycle Zero Energy Buildings - Filling Gaps in Current National Construction Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hossein Omrany
2018 Co-Supervisor How Law Can be Used to Shape Urban Environments That Both Feel Safe and are Safe from Weaponised Vehicles Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Andrew John Raymond Hawking
2017 Principal Supervisor Environmental Performance and Impact Assessment of 3D Printed Cob Constructions Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohamed Sabry Radwan Mohamed Gomaa
2016 Principal Supervisor Investigation into Sustainable Facade Design for Increased Thermal Comfort in Modern Buildings Doctor of Philosophy under a Jointly-awarded Degree Agreement with Doctorate Full Time Miss Marina Aburas
2015 Principal Supervisor Unexpected Expectations: Material Collision for a Purpose, Ensemble of Imperfections through Adoptive Process Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Mirai Morita
2015 Principal Supervisor Carbon Zero Retrofit Small Scale Architecture Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Gillian Armstrong
2014 Principal Supervisor Thermal Comfort and Health in Aging Australians Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Rachel Desley Bills
2014 Principal Supervisor How Design Processes Shape the Culture that Produce it Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Yonas Ahmed Mohammed
2014 Co-Supervisor Development of A New Methodology for Occupant Thermal Comfort Assessment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Andrew Stephen Carre
2014 Co-Supervisor Towards A Socially Sustainable Educational Space Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Farjana Rahaman

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2014 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Towards Sustainability in the Chinese Construction Industry: A Transition Approach Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ruidong Chang
2012 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Thermal Mavericks in Australia: A Study of Occupant Preferences in Dwellings of Atypical Construction Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Lyrian Rose Daniel
2012 - 2016 Principal Supervisor High-rise Residential Buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Strategies for Socially and Environmentally Sustainable Practice Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Tahmina Ahsan
2012 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Energy Independent Residential Development for Dhaka City, Bangladesh Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Rehnuma Parveen
2011 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Earthship Architecture: post occupancy evaluation, thermal performance and life cycle assessment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Martin Freney
2011 - 2016 Principal Supervisor How primary schools really work: Architecture, use, and perspectives Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Linda Pearce
2010 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Defining Genius Loci and Qualifying Cultural Landscape of the Minahasa Ethnic Community in the North Sulawesi, Indonesia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Cynthia Erlita Virgin Wuisang
2010 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Thermal and structural performances of insulated cavity rammed earth wall houses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xiang Dong
2008 - 2011 Principal Supervisor Development of A Sustainability Assessment Framework for Malaysian Office Buildings Using A Mixed- Methods Approach Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Zalina Shari
2008 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Green Commercial Office Buildings: Environmental Performance and User Perceptions Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Vanessa Menadue
2003 - 2005 Co-Supervisor Building Climatology and Thermal Comfort Thermal Environments and Occupant (Comfort) Responses in Philippine Office Buildings Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Mary Andamon
2002 - 2009 Co-Supervisor Architecture and the Politics of Identity in Indonesia A Study of the Cultural History of Aceh Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Izziah Hasan
2001 - 2005 Co-Supervisor PREDICTING AIR TEMPERATURES IN CITY STREETS ON THE BASIS OF MEASURED REFERENCE DATA Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Evyatar Erell
2000 - 2004 Co-Supervisor Dimensions of sustainability: Case study of new housing in Adelaide and Hanoi Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Viet Nguyen
1999 - 2008 Co-Supervisor The Spatial Representation of Embodied Energy of Residential Areas in the Urban Environment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Stephen Frederick Pullen

Board Memberships

Date Role Board name Institution name Country
2015 - ongoing Director Directors At Large International Building Performance Simulation Association Canada
2013 - ongoing President Architectural Science Association Australia

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Chair Communications Committee International Building Performance Simulation Association

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2015 - ongoing Member NCEUB (Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings) United Kingdom
2015 - ongoing Member ASHRAE United States

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
2018 - ongoing Editor Special Issue in Energy and Buildings
2015 - ongoing Board Member Journal of Building Performance Simulation
2013 - ongoing Associate Editor Architectural Science Review

Offices Held

Date Office Name Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Associate Head (Research) School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Adelaide Australia
2015 - ongoing Deputy Head School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Adelaide Australia
Position
Professor
Phone
83135695
Fax
8313 4377
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Horace Lamb Building, floor 4
Room Number
4 61
Org Unit
School of Architecture & Built Environment

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