Associate Professor Veronica Soebarto

Veronica Soebarto
Associate 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.

Associate 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.

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
2007 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 Amount
2016 Award Beacon Commendations for the Enhancement and Innovation of Student Learning: Implementing effective HDR Supervisory Practices The University of Adelaide $2,000
2014 Award Executive Dean's Research Award 2014 University of Adelaide AU$2,000
2000 - 2000 Award Good Teaching Award University of Adelaide
1997 - 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.
10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.10.008
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 Bennetts, H., Soebarto, V., Oakley, S. & Babie, P. (2017). Feeling safe and comfortable in the urban environment. M. Hardy (Ed.). Journal of Urbanism, 10, 4, 401-421.
10.1080/17549175.2017.1310746
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.
10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.10.023
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.
10.1108/ECAM-01-2016-0025
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, -.
10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001295
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.
10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.05.008
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.
10.1016/j.rser.2017.01.029
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.
10.1002/sd.1661
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.
10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.147
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. N. Violette (Ed.). Journal of Management in Engineering, 32, 4, 05016009-1-05016009-13.
10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000439
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.
10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.11.060
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.
10.1080/00038628.2014.976537
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.
10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.11.014
2015 Dong, X., Griffith, M. & Soebarto, V. (2015). Feasibility of rammed earth constructions for seismic loads in Australia. J. Wilson & E. Gad (Eds.). Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 16, 4, 262-272.
10.1080/13287982.2015.1092685
2015 Ness, D., Swift, J., Ranasinghe, D. C., 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.
10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.08.055
2014 Dong, X., Soebarto, V. & Griffith, M. (2014). Achieving thermal comfort in naturally ventilated rammed earth houses. Building and Environment, 82, 588-598.
10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.09.029
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.
10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.01.013
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.
10.1080/00038628.2014.986433
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.
10.1016/j.uclim.2014.09.005
2014 Shari, Z. & Soebarto, V. (2014). Investigating sustainable practices in the Malaysian office building developments. Construction Innovation, 14, 1, 17-35.
10.1108/CI-12-2012-0064
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.
10.1016/j.rser.2014.05.040
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.
10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.03.031
2013 Freney, M., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2013). Earthship monitoring and thermal simulation. Architectural Science Review, 56, 3, 208-219.
10.1080/00038628.2013.809688
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.
10.1080/10789669.2013.805630
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.
10.1080/09613218.2010.494890
2003 Nguyen, V. & Soebarto, V. (2003). Gaps in understanding sustainable housing: Case study in Adelaide and Hanoi. Architectural Science Review, 46, 4, 369-374.
10.1080/00038628.2003.9697008
2001 Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2001). Multi-criteria assessment of building performance, theory and implementation. Building and Environment, 36, 6, 681-690.
10.1016/S0360-1323(00)00068-8
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

Year Citation
2016 J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) (2016). Revisiting the role of architectural science in design & practice: 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, 7-9 December 2016, Adelaide, Australia: proceedings. Adelaide: Architectural Science Association and The University of Adelaide.
2006 V. Soebarto & L. Marshallsay (Eds.) (2006). Investigating the roles and challenges of building performance simulation in achieving a sustainable built environment: proceedings of the IBPSA Australasia 2006 Conference, The University of Adelaide, Australia, 20-21 November 2006 [CDROM]. Adelaide, South Australia: University of Adelaide.
2006 S. Shannon & V. Soebarto (Eds.) (2006). Challenges for Architectural Science in Changing Climates: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association. Adelaide, South Australia: University of Adelaide.
2000 Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2000). Proceedings of ANZASCA 2000 34th Conference. Adelaide, Australia:

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2008 Hyde, R., Sunaga, N., Soebarto, V., Ribeiro, M., Binarti, F., Junghars, L. ... Rajapaksha, U. (2008). Design, elements and strategies. In Richard Hyde (Ed.), Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warm Climates (pp. 297-345). UK: Earthscan.
10.4324/9781849770569
2008 Woods, P., Hyde, R., Hayashi, M., Ribeiro, M., Sotogo, F., Calderaro, V. ... Ghobadian, V. (2008). Trends, promotion and performance. In Richard Hyde (Ed.), Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warm Climates (pp. 59-116). UK: Earthscan.
10.4324/9781849770569
2008 Soebarto, V. (2008). Adelaide: A warm continental climate. In Richard Hyde (Ed.), Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warm Climates (pp. 149-171). UK: Earthscan.
10.4324/9781849770569

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?. 9th International Windsor Conference. L. Brotas, S. Roaf, F. Nicol & M. Humphreys (Eds.) Windsor Great Park, UK.
2016 Menadue, V. & Soebarto, V. (2016). Aural related implications of the open plan office. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2016. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
2016 Daniel, L. (2016). Adaptive behaviours to achieve thermal comfort in low energy dwellings in Australia. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, South Australia.
2016 Carre, A., Williamson, T. & Soebarto, V. (2016). Design and validation of a low cost indoor environment quality data logger. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2016. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
2016 Menadue, V. & Soebarto, V. (2016). Aural related implications of the open plan office. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2016. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
2016 Bills, R., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2016). Thermal experiences of older people during hot conditions in Adelaide. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
2016 Carre, A., Williamson, T. & Soebarto, V. (2016). Design and validation of a low cost indoor environment quality data logger. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2016. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
2016 Bills, R., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2016). Thermal experiences of older people during hot conditions in Adelaide. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
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. Safe Cities Conference 2015. Melbourne, Victoria.
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.
2015 Bills, R. & Soebarto, V. I. (2015). Understanding the changing thermal comfort requirements and preferences of older Australians. 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. R. Crawford & A. Stephan (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2015 Daniel, L. R., Williamson, T., Soebarto, V. & Chen, D. (2015). A model for the cooling effect of air movement. 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. R. H. Crawford & A. Stephan (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2015 Kairl, L. & Soebarto, V. I. (2015). Limitations of building performance simulation: modelling a building with gabion walls. 14th International Conference of IBPSA: Building Simulation 2015. J. Mathur & V. Garg (Eds.) Hyderabad, India.
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. 14th International Conference of IBPSA: Building Simulation 2015. J. Mathur & V. Garg (Eds.) Hyderabad, India.
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. 14th International Conference of IBPSA: Building Simulation 2015. J. Mathur & V. Garg (Eds.) Hyderabad, India.
2014 Ahsan, T., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2014). Key predictors of annual electricity use in high-rise residential apartments in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 48th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA). F. Madeo & M. Schnabel (Eds.) Genoa, Italy.
2014 Daniel, L., Williamson, T., Soebarto, V. I. & Chen, D. (2014). A study of thermal mavericks in Australia. Windsor Conference 2014: Counting the cost of comfort. F. Nicol, S. Roaf, L. Brotas & M. Humphreys (Eds.) Windsor, UK.
2013 Soebarto, V. & Bennetts, H. (2013). The importance of simulation beyond energy rating. 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS). E. Wurtz (Ed.) Chambery, France.
2013 Soebarto, V. (2013). A holistic approach to achieve a sustainable, zero energy building design. CLIMA 2013: 11th REHVA World Congress and 8th International Conference on IAQVEC. Prague, Czech Republic.
2013 Menadue, V., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2013). Perceived and actual thermal conditions in green and conventional office buildings. International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. Hong Kong.
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. CLIMA 2013: 11th REHVA World Congress and 8th International Conference on IAQVEC. Prague, Czech Republic.
2013 Freney, M., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2013). Thermal comfort of global model Earthship in various European climates. Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association. Chambery, France.
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. International Urban Planning and Environment Association Symposium. Sydney NSW.
2013 Daniel, L., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2013). Assessing the simulation capability of the accurate engine in modelling massive construction elements. 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS). E. Wurtz (Ed.) Chambery, France.
2012 Freney, M., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2012). Learning from 'Earthship' based on monitoring and thermal simulation. Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Annual Conference. Gold Coast.
2012 Menadue, V., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2012). Occupant satisfaction in Adelaide's commercial office buildings. Healthy Buildings (HB). Brisbane.
2012 Shari, Z. & Soebarto, V. (2012). Current sustainable development practises in the Malaysian construction industry: Stakeholders' perspective. International Conference on Socio-Political and Technological Dimensions of Climate Change (STDCC). Malaysia.
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. Greening of Industry Network Conference. Sweden.
2012 Daniel, L., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2012). Evaluating the suitability of the AccuRate engine for simulation of massive construction elements. Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Annual Conference. Gold Coast.
2012 Shari, Z. & Soebarto, V. (2012). Green vs. sustainability performance assessment: a case study of an office building in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Annual International Conference. Lima, Peru.
2011 Wijekoon Mudiyanselage, E. & Soebarto, V. (2011). Testing the sensitivity of user patterns in building energy performance simulation. International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS). Sydney.
2009 Soebarto, V. (2009). Analysis of indoor performance of houses using rammed earth walls. International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS). Glasgow.
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. International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS). Glasgow.
2008 Soebarto, V. & Kad, S. (2008). Mainstream(ing) eco housing. Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Annual Conference. Newcastle.
2008 Shari, Z., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. J. (2008). Proposed development of Malaysian sustainable building assessment framework. 9th Sustainable Environment & Architecture (SENVAR) + 2nd International Symposium & Exhibition in Sustainable Energy & Environment (ISESEE). Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
2007 Soebarto, V. (2007). A study of the indoor thermal performance of rammed earth houses. Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association Conference. James Coulson (Ed.) Melbourne, Australia.
2007 Erell, E., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2007). Accounting for urban microclimate in computer simulation of building energy performance. PLEA. S. K. Wittkopf (Ed.) Singapore.
2006 Soebarto, V., Williamson, T., Radford, A. & Bennetts, H. (2006). The performance of award winning houses. PLEA. Willi Weber (Ed.) Geneva, Switzerland.
2006 Price, H. & Soebarto, V. (2006). Examination of the impact of the BCA energy efficiency provisions. Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association Conference. Henry Skates (Ed.) Wellington, NZ.
2006 Radford, A., Soebarto, V., Williamson, T. & Bennetts, H. (2006). Judgement in the design of houses: explanations by architects for design decisions. Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association Conference. S. Shannon, V. Soebarto & T. Williamson (Eds.) Adelaide, Australia.
2006 Williamson, T., Soebarto, V., Bennetts, H. & Radford, A. (2006). House/home energy rating schemes / systems (HERS). PLEA. Willi Weber (Ed.) Geneva, Switzerland.
2006 Andamon, M., Williamson, T. & Soebarto, V. (2006). Perceptions and Expectations of Thermal Comfort in the Philippines. Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings - Getting them Right, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 27- April. Windsor, UK.
2005 Soebarto, V. (2005). Teaching an energy simulation program in an architecture school: Lessons learned. The International IBPSA Conference. I. Beausoleil Morrison & M. Bernier (Eds.) Montreal, Canada.
2004 Munn, S. & Soebarto, V. (2004). The issues of using recycled materials in architecture. Annual Conference ANZAScA. Z. Bromberek (Ed.) Tasmania, Australia.
2004 Soebarto, V., Williamson, T., Radford, A. & Bennetts, H. (2004). Perceived and prescribed environmental performance of award winning houses. Annual Conference ANZAScA. Z. Bromberek (Ed.) Tasmania, Australia.
2003 Soebarto, V. (2003). The importance of human aspects in achieving sustainable environmental architecture. Int Seminar on Sustainable Environmental Architecture IV. E. Sediadi (Ed.) Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2003 Soebarto, V. (2003). Sustainable housing in an urban setting. ANZAScA Conference. S. Hayman (Ed.) Wilkinson Building, University of Sydney.
2003 Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2003). A multi-criteria assessment tool to assess the environmental performance of house designs. PLEA. G. Waldo Bustamante & B. Eugenio Collados (Eds.) Santiago de Chile.
2003 Soebarto, V. (2003). Are award-winning projects environmentally friendly?. ISES Solar World Congress. W. Y. Saman & W. W. S. Charters (Eds.) Adelaide, Australia.
2002 Soebarto, V. (2002). The performance of house construction type: Between theory and reality. ANZAScA. D. M. Luther, D. T. Dawson, J. Ham, M. Moore, D. J. Rollo & D. G. Treloar (Eds.) Geelong, Australia.
2002 Soebarto, V. (2002). A wholistic design approach for energy-efficient commercial buildings in the tropics. International Symposium on Building Research and the Sustainability of the Built Environment in the Tropics. T. H. Karyono, F. Nicol & S. Roaf (Eds.) Jakarta, Indonesia.
2000 Soebarto, V. (2000). Environmentally-Sensitive Design: Between Theory and Practice. EAAE/ARCC Joint Research Conference, Architectural Research Centres Consortium. Paris, France.
2000 O'Brien, C. & Soebarto, V. (2000). The environmental impacts of making a house. PLEA Conference. K. Steemers & S. Yannas (Eds.) Cambridge, UK.
2000 Soebarto, V. (2000). A low-energy house and a low rating: What is the problem?. ANZAScA. V. Soebarto & T. Williamson (Eds.) Adelaide, Australia.
2000 Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2000). Teaching architectural science and technology is teaching design. Architecture + Education. G. Moore & L. Trevillion (Eds.) Sydney, Australia.
1999 Soebarto, V. I. & Williamson, T. J. (1999). Designer oriented performance evaluation of buildings. Building Simulation ’99, Sixth International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference. Kyoto, Japan.
1998 Soebarto, V. I. & DEgelman, L. O. (1998). Energy Analysis Software as a Design Tool in Architectural Design Studio Projects. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA). Wellington, NZ.
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. ACEEE Conference, American Council for An Energy Efficient Economy. Pacific Grove, California.
1997 Soebarto, V. I. (1997). CALIBRATION OF HOURLY ENERGY SIMULATIONS USING HOURLY
MONITORED DATA AND MONTHLY UTILITY RECORDS
FOR TWO CASE STUDY BUILDINGS. Building Simulation 1997. F. Drkal & K. Kabele (Eds.) Prague, Czech Republic.
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. 21st National Passive Solar Conference. R. Campbell-Howe & B. Wilkins-Crowder (Eds.) Asheville, NC, USA.
1995 Soebarto, V. I. & Degelman, L. O. (1995). Software Description for ENER-WIN: A Visual Interface Model for Hourly Energy Simulation in Buildings. Fourth International Conference, International Building Performance Simulation Association. Madison, USA.
1995 Soebarto, V. I. & Degelman, L. O. (1995). An Interactive Energy Design and Simulation Tool for Building Designers. Building Simulation ’95. Madison, USA.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2000 Soebarto, V. (2000). Dynamic comfort: engaging the occupants in low energy house. PLEA 2000. Cambridge, UK.

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2013 Guan, H., Bennett, J., Ewenz, C., Benger, S., Vinodkumar, , Zhu, S. ... Soebarto, V., (2013). Characterisation, interpretation and implications of the Adelaide urban heat island, Flinders University, Adelaide,
2013 Saman, W., Boland, J., Pullen, S., de Dear, R., Soebarto, V., Miller, W. ... Deuble, M., (2013). A Framework for adaptation of Australian households to heat waves, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Australia,
2004 Blair, J., Judd, B., Zehner, R., Soebarto, V. I. & Hyde, R., (2004). Affordability and sustainability outcomes: a triple bottom line assessment of traditional development and master planned communities, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute,

Original Creative Works

Year Citation
2017 Soebarto, V. I., (2017). fgfdfggd, Adelaide,

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;

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

 

 

 

 

PhD Principal Supervision (P) and Co-Supervision (C):

Completed:

Rehnuma Parveen (2017): Energy independent residential developments for Dhaka City, Bangladesh (P)

Ruidong Chang (2017) When sustainability and competitiveness collide: an exploratory research of Chinese international construction corporations’ sustainability transition (C)

Tahmina Ahsan (2016): High-rise Residential Buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Strategies for Socially and Economically Sustainable Practice (P)

Linda Pearce (2016): How primary schools really work: Architecture, use, and perspectives (P)

Lyrian Daniel (2016): Thermal mavericks in Australia: A study of occupant preferences in dwellings of atypical construction (C)

Xiang Dong (2015) - Thermal and structural performances of insulated cavity rammed earth wall houses (C)

Vanessa Menadue (2014). Green commercial office buildings: environmental performance and user perceptions (P)

Cynthia Wuisang (2014). Defining genius loci and qualifying cultural landscape of the Minahasa ethnic community in the North Sulawesi, Indonesia (P)

Martin Freney (2014). Earthship architecture: post occupancy evaluation, thermal performance & life cycle assessment (C)

Zalina Shari (2011). Development of a sustainability assessment framework for Malaysian office buildings using a mixed-methods approach (P)

Izziah Hasan (2009). Architecture and the politics of identity in Indonesia: a study of the cultural history of Aceh (C)

Stephen Pullen (2007). The spatial representation of embodied energy of residential areas in the urban environment (C)

Mary Myla Andamon (2005). Building climatology and thermal comfort: themal environments and occupant (comfort) responses in Philippine office buildings (C)

Evyatar Erell (2005). Predicting air temperatures in city streets on the basis of measured reference data (C)

Viet Nguyen Huong (2004). Dimensions of sustainability : case study of new housing in Adelaide and Hanoi (C)

Helen Bennetts (2000): Environmental issues and house design in Australia : images from theory and practice  (C)

In progress:

Mohamed Gomaa - Assessing the Environmental and Energy Performance of 3D Printed (Cob/clay/sand) Structures. (P)

Marina Aburas - Investigation into sustainable facade design (P)

Rachel Bills - Cool or Cook: Thermal Comfort, Affordability and Health in Housing for Ageing Australians (P)

Yonas Ahmad - Rediscovering the disappearance and transformation of unplanned open spaces in search for new forms of development strategies in Addis Ababa (P)

Mirai Morita - Making happenstances, material collision (collaboration) for a purpose: ensemble of imperfections through adaptive process (P)

Andrew Carre - Inhabitant satisfaction and Indoor Environment Quality in high-rise apartments (C)

Gillian Armstrong - Barriers and opportunities to adaptive reuse of obsolete, multi-storey commercial office buildings in Adelaide, South Australia (C)

Carolyn Wigg - Towards a new paradigm for sustainable heritage conservation within the built environment (C)

Farjana Rahaman - Towards a socially sustainable educational space: A study of the design tools for autism friendly inclusive learning environment in Australian primary schools (C)

Honours and Master Thesis Supervision (all completed):

Civil Engineering (Architectural) Honours:

2014: Marina Aburas, Lindsay Clift, Laurence Howie - Design of a sustainable, amphibious dwelling for a wetland & river body

2014: Natalie Milosevic, Freya Lamacraft, Jessica Klimenko, Lydia Karl - The sustainable gabion house

2014: Yanni Papadopoulos, Adam Fitzgerlad, Luke Boin, Ben Wood - Investigations into the Suitability of Lightweight Construction for a Self-Sufficient Residential Building in Bushfire Prone Areas

Master of Architecture (Thesis):

2011 - Erandi Samarakoon - Testing the sensitivity of user patterns in building energy performance simulation

2011 - Lyrian Daniel - Energy Efficiency of Earth Buildings

Bachelor of Design Studies (Honours):

2011: Yanru Liu - Comparison of the Energy Performance of a Building with Double Skin Façade and Green Wall

Bachelor of Architecture (Honours):

2006: Linda Pearce - Green buildings and recalcitrant occupants: investigating the impact of building envelope design on the environmental performance of multi-storey commercial buildings

2005: Hamish Price - Design Discourse and BCA Energy Efficiency Provisions

2003: Anthony Balsamo - Dilemmas in Architecture.: How can a multistorey building be sustainable?

2003: Stephanie Munn - Recycled materials in architecture

2001: Sophia Bartemucci - Eco-Renovation Home: Investigation of Retro-fitting Measures for a Housing Trust Home using computer simulation and measured data

2001: Shanno O'Shea - IS NatHERS ON TARGET? A Comparison of Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme Simulation Results with Measured Domestic Energy C Consumption

2001 - Vanessa Menadue - The Relevance of the “Solar–Efficient House” to Contemporary Housing in Adelaide

1999 - Chris O'Brien - Architecture, energy and materials: The Environmental Impact of Making a House

Honours Supervision (in Progress):

2016-2017 - Samuel Daniels, Stephanie Hatzianastasiadis, Luisa Panuccio, Georgia Wallage - The Design and Analysis of Sustainable Refugee Housing

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

Committee Memberships

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

Board Memberships

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

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
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
Associate Professor
Phone
83135695
Fax
8313 4377
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Horace Lamb Building
Room Number
4 61
Org Unit
School of Architecture & Built Environment

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