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Department of Architecture



Dimitra’s research interest centres in the interplay of technology, architecture and occupants behaviour in low carbon buildings. She is concerned in particular with human interaction with visual energy displays in response to the growing sustainability agenda.


Dr. Minna Sunikka-Blank

Prof. Koen Steemers, academic adviser

Completion date

September 2015


Key publications: 

Gupta, R. and Dantsiou, D. (2012) Understanding the gap between ‘as designed’ and ‘as built’ performance of a new low carbon housing development in UK, Sustainability in Energy and Buildings Conference (SEB'12), Stockholm, Sweden

Sunikka-Blank, M., Chen, J., Dantsiou, D., Britnell, J. (2012), Sustainable Retrofit – understanding barriers to progress, community engagement and policy strategies for increase of take up by home owners and tenants, European Planning Studies, 20(1), 131-145


Dantsiou, D. (2012), ‘Carbon Reduction Strategies in the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Policy and Practice’, Presented at: International Symposium on Creation of Sustainable Campuses 2012, Sapporo, Japan

Dantsiou, D. (2013), 'Motivating individual emission cuts through different communication pathways', Presented at: CISBAT 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland

Design work featured in:

Dantsiou, D. and Perrou, E. (2009) ‘2 to 12, Building for children in the city center’, Available in Greek:ολες-2009/2-έως-12-κτίριο-για-παιδιά-στο-κέντρο-της-πόλης-id2202

PhD Candidate
Christ’s College
 Dimitra  Dantsiou
Not available for consultancy