Publications Michael Donn

Full list of publications by Michael Donn

Authored book

Donn, M R., & Thomas, G. (2001). Designing comfortable homes: guidelines for the use of glass, mass and insulation for energy efficiency. Cement and Concrete Association of NZ/Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority of NZ. (pp. 78). Wellington, New Zealand.

Chapter in book

Donn, M R. (2008). Passive Solar Design of Houses. A Deeper Shade of Green. Ins by Bernhardt, J. (Eds). Balasoglou Books. (pp. 52-53). Auckland, New Zealand.

Donn, M R., & Alcorn, A A. (2008). Embodied energy and CO2 analysis. A Deeper Shade of Green. Ins by Bernhardt, J. (Eds). Balasoglou Books. (pp. 93-94). Auckland, New Zealand.

Journal contribution - research article

Hand, J., Crawley, D B., Donn, M R., & Lawrie, L. (2008, April). Improving non-geometric data available to simulation programs. Building and Environment, 43, 4. (pp. 674-685).

Walton, D., Dravitzki, V., & Donn, M R. (2007, September). The Relative Influence Of Wind, Sunlight And Temperature On User Comfort In Urban Outdoor Spaces. Building and Environment, 42, 9. (pp. 3166-3175).

Donn, M R. (2001). Tools for Quality Control in Simulation. Building and Environment, 36, 6. (pp. 673-680).

Journal contribution - other

Donn, M R. (2002, May-June). Heat treatment for building code. New Zealand Architecture. (pp. 102-106).

Donn, M R. (2002, May-June). Money to burn. New Zealand Architecture. (pp. 108-110).

Donn, M R. (2001, March). Debunking solar design myths. Build Magazine: Building Research Association of New Zealand, Judgeford. (pp. 52-55).

Conference paper in published proceedings

Stewart, K M., & Donn, M R. (2008). New Zealand Daylight Code Compliance Tool: Development and Implementation. Proceedings PLEA 2008 - 25th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Ins by Kenny, P., Brophy, V. & Owen Lewis, J. (Eds). (pp. 1-6). University College of Dublin. Dublin, Ireland.

Jackson, Q M., & Donn, M R. (2004). Daylighting Improves Performance in New Zealand Schools - Fact or Fiction?. Proceedings for IES: The Lighting Society Convention. IES. (pp. 1-10). Queensland, Australia.

Harrison, D., Donn, M R., & Skates, H. (2003). Applying Web Services within the AEC Industry: Enabling Semantic Searching and Information Exchange through the Digital Linking of the Knowledge Base. Proceedings of the CIB W27 20th International Conference - Information technology for Construction. University of Auckland. Auckland, New Zealand.

Lu, S., Amor, R., & Donn, M R. (2002). An Internet based Building Simulation Quality Assurance System. Proceedings of the CIB W78 Conference on Distributing Knowledge in Buildings. (pp. 225-232). Aarhus, Denmark.

Storey, J B., Donn, M R., Osterhaus, W K E., & Jackson, Q M. (2002, September). Urban buildings as Energy Generators. Proceeding of Sustainable Building 2002 Conference. (pp. 6). Oslo, Norway.

Donn, M R. (2001). What does it look like? Quality Control in simulations of lighting appearance. Proceedings of International Building Performance Simulation Association Biennial Conference. (pp. 1041-1048). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Donn, M R., Osterhaus, W K E., & Bluck, A. (2001). Sun, Light and Wind in Central Wellington: Practical Barriers and Solutions. Transactions on Architectural Education no. 9: Research and Architecture. Ins by Hanrot, S. (Eds). European Association for Architectural Education. (pp. 163-173). Paris, France.

Skates, H., Alcorn, A A., & Donn, M R. (2001). The Significance of Embodied Energy in the Total Energy Use of Housing in New Zealand. Proceedings: Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates. (pp. 254-261). Solar Energy Society (UK-ISES). Belfast, United Kingdom.

Donn, M R., McIntosh, J., & Osterhaus, W K E. (2001, November). Computer-Mediated Reality: Crafting Design Quality. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA). Ins by McIntosh, J., Osterhaus, W. & Donn, M. (Eds). (pp. 287). Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Donn, M R., Osterhaus, W K E., & Bluck, A. (2000). Sun, Light and Wind in Central Wellington: Practical Barriers and Solutions. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference of the Architecture Research Centres Consortium and the European Association for Architectural Education. (pp. 1-11). Paris, France.

Full conference paper

Christie, L H., & Donn, M R. (2008). The Fundamental Value of Energy Efficient Housing. 8th International Ecobalance Conference. Tokyo, Japan.

Donn, M R. (2008). Critical examination of my wind audit process for the Wellington City Council. American Association of Wind Engineers Conference. Vail, Colorado.

Donn, M R. (2008). The role of Environmental Design Decision Support Tools in Architectural Education - reflections on their use in the teaching programme at VUW Oral presentation. Society of Building Science Educators, annual workshop. Ashurst Forest, United Kingdom.

Harrison, D H., & Donn, M R. (2008). Using Project Information Clouds to Preserve Design Stories within the Digital Architecture Workplace. Proc of Harvard Critical Digital Conference. (pp. 99-105). Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Cambridge, MA, United States of America.

Kepka, B J., Carpenter, P., & Donn, M R. (2008, December). Presentation on Ben Kepka's work reviewing Flow visualisation techniques as used in Wellington City Council wind test procedures as an Honours student in 2007, transitioning into Masters in 2008-9. 13th AWES Wind Engineering Workshop. Hobart, Australia.

Christie, L H., Donn, M R., Walton, D., & Cole, R. (2007). Morals, Myth or Market. New Zealanders Values for Sustainable Housing. SB07. Auckland, New Zealand.

Donn, M R. (2007). Simulating Reality: Daylight and Lighting in Architecture with Autodesk® VIZ. Autodesk University. Las Vegas, United States of America.

Ryan, R A., & Donn, M R. (2007). 3 dimensional, digital, interactive, multilayered information models for enhancing decision making by two end-user groups within the Urban Planning industry. Em'body'ing Virtual Architecture conference, ASCAAD Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design. Alexandria, Egypt.

Donn, M R., Xu, D W., Maamari, F., & Harrison, D H. (2007, September). Using Simulation Software Calibration Tests As A Consumer Guide - A Feasibility Study Using Lighting Simulation Software. Proceedings of International Building Performance Simulation Association biennial conference. (pp. 1999-2006). Beijing, China.

Stewart, K M., & Donn M R. (2007, September). Daylight Simulation For Code Compliance: Creating A Decision Tool. Proceedings of International Building Performance Simulation Association biennial conference. (pp. 1189-1196). Beijing, China.

Harrison, D H., & Donn, M R. (2006). Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Preserve Design History and Improve Collaboration. CAADRIA 06. Kumamoto, Japan.

Locke, N., & Donn M R. (2006). Outdoor Comfort Criteria and Planning Controls for Wind. Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop. Queenstown, New Zealand.

Ryan, R A., & Donn M R. (2006). A 3D, interactive, multilayered, web-enabled model as a tool for multiple sets of end user groups: A case study and end user analysis. Post Digital Conference, SIGraDi Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics. Santiago, Chile.

Meridan, L K., Donn, M R. (2006). Architecture as Actor: a reflection on six years of time-based architectural representation and digital music collaborations. Architecture, music, acoustics conference. Ryerson University. Toronto, Canada.

Full abstract in published conference proceedings

Hand, J., Donn, M R., Crawley, D B., & Lawrie, L. (2005). Improving the data available to simulation programs. Proceedings of International Building Performance Simulation Association biennial conference.

Donn, M R., Harrison, D., & Amor R. (2001). A design proposal for an internet based Simulation Quality Control Tool. Proceedings Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association. (pp. 731-738).

Skates, H., & Donn M R. (2001). Embodied Energy Significance In The Energy Performance Of New Zealand Housing. Proceedings Renewable Energy in Maritme Island Climates. Solar Energy Society UK-ISES. (pp. 254-261). Belfast, United Kingdom.

Conference unpublished paper contribution

Christie, L H., Donn, M R., & Stoecklein, A A. (2007, September). Looking in the Mirror: Can we Change the Reflection of our Residential Housing. International Solar Energy Society World Congress. Beijing, China.

Ryan, R A., & Donn, M R. (2005, November). A 3D, interactive, web-enabled, multilayered Wellington City. Fabricating Sustainability conference, ANZAScA Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association. Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Harrison, D H., Donn, M R., & Skates, H. (2003). Applying Web Services within the AEC Industry: Enabling Semantic Searching and Information Exchange through the Digital Linking of the Knowledge Base David Harrison, Michael Donn and Henry Skates. W78. Auckland, New Zealand.

Donn, M R. (2002). The electronic building simulation assistant - constructing building descriptions that computers comprehend. Proceedings on CD of Australia and New Zealand Architecture Science Association annual conference.

Fleming, B J J., & Donn, M R. (2002). Technology Transfer: application and documentation of Building Simulation in an Architectural Practice. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association ANZAScA. Sydney, Australia.

Jackson, Q M., & Donn, M R. (2002). Daylighting in Offices: Does the availability of daylight affect productivity. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Architectural Science Association ANZAScA. Sydney, Australia.

Masters, B D., & Donn, M R. (2002). Quality Control in Daylight Simulation. Proceedings on CD of Australia and New Zealand Architecture Science Association annual conference.

Prescott, D J., & Donn, M R. (2002). Managing building project information with a web site. Proceedings on CD of Australia and New Zealand Architecture Science Association annual conference.

Mackay, C A., & Donn, M R. (2002, March). Sunshade Practice in New Zealand Primary Schools, UV radiation and its effects - an update 2002. Proceedings on a workshop. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Donn, M R. (2001). Proposal to major building performance simulation program developers for a globally consistent Quality Assurance system. IBPSA Rio Conference 2001. Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

Software and databases

Skates, H., Donn, M R., & Harrison, D. (2002). AiD.net- The Construction Primer version 2002 asp alpha. [A Web service for architectural information databases]. Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Report for external body

Isaacs, N., French, L., & Donn, M. (2006). House Analysis & Data Collection for a Cost Benefit Analysis. BRANZ Ltd. Wellington, New Zealand.

Isaacs, N., & Donn, M. (2006, February). NZBC Clause H1 - Short Term Opportunities. BRANZ Ltd. (pp. 28). Wellington, New Zealand.

Storey, J B., Donn, M R. (2004, October). NEW1 New Technology Impacts. (pp. 52). [A report for Confidential report prepared for Beacon Pathway Ltd]. Wellington, New Zealand.

Ashdown, I., Bedocs, L., Carroll, W., De Boer, J., Dehoff, P., Donn, M R., Erhorn, H., Escaffre, L., Fontoynont, M., Greenup, P., Hirata, M., Jongewaard, M., Koga, Y., Koster, J., Lillelien, E., Maamari, F., Mardaljevic, J., Mitanchey, R., Pezzana, S., Slater, A., Stockmar, A., Tsangrassoulis, A., Uetani, Y., & Zonneveldt, L. (2005). Test cases to assess the accuracy of lighting computer programs. Wien, Commission International d'Eclairage (CIE) Technical Committee TC3.33. (pp. 99).

Wilks, A E., Donn, M R., & Baird, G. (2003, August). BEEP: Building Energy End-use Project - energy end-uses in non-residential buildings. [A report for CBPR report for EECA].

Technical report

Donn, M., Isaacs, N. (2008). Optimising energy-efficient design of houses. [Co-author]. BRANZ Ltd. (pp. 8). BRANZ Bulletin 500. Wellington, New Zealand.

Donn, M R., Jackson, Q M., & Smeaton, L A. (2003). Adapting to intensified urban living in Wellington. Research publication prepared by CBPR as part of FRST funded collaborative project with Opus International Consultants.

Oral presentation

Donn, M R. (2008, December). A class in how to Daylight Quality: Using the 3DS Max 2009 Lighting Analysis Tool. Autodesk University. Las Vegas, United States of America.

Donn, M R. (2008, December). The Future of Building Performance Simulation. Invited presentation to the CEO's and CTO's of the major firms belonging to the CSI Building Product Manufacturers Alliance. Berkeley, United States of America.

Other

Arnold, P J., Bennett, G., & Donn, M R. (2004). BEEP: Building Energy End-use Project: preliminary study report. [CBPR report for EECA].

Arnold, P J., & Donn, M R. (2004). Review of use of NZS4243:1996 Artificial Lighting Energy Efficiency Provisions. [CBPR report for EECA].

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