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Code: GI-2093
Short Name: COSMERUN
Name: Sustainable construction for the rural and natural areas
Department: Departamento de Enxeñaría Agroforestal
Contact: Fernández Rodríguez, Mª Elena -

Research field
  • Livestock buildings. Study of design parameters and environmental control.
  • Influence of of livestock buildings design in animal welfare
  • Efficiency of work routines. Influence of of livestock buildings design and territorial organization of farms.
  • Environmental impact of buildings and territorial organization of farms. Life cycle analysis in farms
  • Traditional rural buildings
  • Optimization of the construction of livestock buildings
  • New designs of timber structures for rural buildings using low cost materials
  • Non destructive techniques for evaluating mechanical properties of wood and the conservation of structures in service.
Technology services
  • Proposals for design . Evaluation of livestock buildings.
  • Monitoring of livestock buildings from an integral perspective
  • Definition of mechanical properties of wood elements from different species
  • Evaluation of timber structures with non-destructive techniques (resistograph, arbotom, ..)
  • Projects of rural constructions with special interest
Key words
  • sustainable construction; livestock buildings; timber construction; anmal welfare; work efficiency; environmental impact.
Name Position ORCID Contact:
Fernández Rodríguez, Mª ElenaCoordinadorE-Mail:
Mariño Allegue, RamónMembro
Méndez Lodos, ManuelMembro
IP Principal Investigator, IFP Training Research, PA Supporting Researchers and Technicians
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