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Dr John Orr

Dr John Orr

University Lecturer in Concrete Structures

Healthy housing for the displaced - creating a new science of shelter design for the 1 billion displaced people


Research Interests

Dr Orr leads WP3 "Construction Solutions" in the EPSRC project "Healthy Housing for the Displaced" (EP/P029175/1 £1.6M) which has the fundamental aim of creating a new science of shelter design for the 1 billion displaced people
Design and construction of shelters particularly to improve thermal comfort and wellbeing
New materials and new combinations of materials for improved shelter performance

Construction process modelling, material flows and sourcing