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  Remy Nicolas / Assistant Professor
BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES - ACOUSTICS - SOUNDSCAPES STUDIES

Biography

Nicolas REMY is a graduate physics, DEA (Diplôme d'études approfondies) and Ph.D. from the Polytechnic School of Nantes with application to architecture, and he realises free lance studies in  acoustics and lighting design. He was Maitre de Conference of the Higher Education Schools of Architecture in France and he has taught in Grenoble (2003-2017) and Marseilles (2006-2008). From October 2008, he's teaching at the Department of Architecture of the University of Thessaly in Volos.  He specializes in roomacoustics in environmental acoustics, building acoustics and soundscape studies.

Research interests

 Nicolas REMY is a also member of the Research Centre on Sonic Space and the Urban Environment (CRESSON, CNRS, ENS School of Architecture at Grenoble, France) and deals with the concept of ambience as a a tool and as a method for architectural design. More specifically, his work on the relationship between physics, perception theories and architecture. He has presented his work in several International conferences (France, Greece, England, Italy, Sweden, Portugal, Chine.  In 2016 he co-organized the 4th International Conference on Atmospheres and since 2018 she is Co-Director of the Ambiances International Network (1000+ members, 33+ research teams)

Courses in current academic year

Acoustic Design
Low energy building design
Sound atmospheres and closed spaces
Lighting Design

e-mail

nremy@arch.uth.gr

Telephone

2421074237 6979756973

Research programs

2013 - 2015,  ESQUISSONS !  Design tools for sustainable sound environments https://www.esquissons.fr/?lang=en
Position: Scientific Coordinator
Funding Body: CRESSON

2011 - 2013, European Acoustic Heritage http://europeanacousticheritage.eu/
Position: Coordinator
Funding Body: Cultural Program of the European Union

2010 - 2012, ACOUSTIC CONFORT AND ARCHITECTURAL TYPOLOGY
Position: Scientific coordinator
Funding Body: Research Comity, Thessaly University

Architectural work

2012, Acoustic Study for elementary school of Nea Ionia, Magnesia

2012, Acoustic study for the Musical College of Volos, Magnesia

2012, Acoustic Study for the new building of the Department Computer and telecommunications networks, Thessaly University

Monographs-Books

Nicolas Remy, Hengameh Amini, Jean-Luc Bardyn, Grégoire Chelkoff, Noha Gamal Saïd, et al.. Esquis’sons ! Outils d’aide à la conception d’environnements sonores durables. [Rapport de recherche] 88, Cresson; ADEME, Direction Villes et territoires durables; ENSAG. 2016. http://hal.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/hal-01274959

 Meri Kytö, Nicolas Remy & Heikki Uimonen (2012), European Acoustic Heritage, Publication realised in the frame of the European funded program of Culure,  Publishers: Tampere: Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) & Grenoble: CRESSON 2012.

Chapters in edited volumes

Nicolas REMY, Οι φωνές της πόλης in Παναγιώτη Πανόνπουλο και Ελπίδα Πικου - Φωνές / Fonés, Τέχνες – Νήσος : Αθηνα, 2016, σελ 278=284

Articles in scientific journals

 K. Vogiatzis, N. Remy, “Soundscape design guidelines through noise mapping methodologies: An application to medium urban agglomerations”, NOISE-D-16-00005, De Gruyter Editions / Noise Mapping Journal: Special issue on Recent Advances on Soundscape Research, 2017;4:1-19 Dec 2016 https://doi.org/10.1515/noise-2017-0001

Nicolas Rémy, Grégoire Chelkoff, Théo Marchal, Jean-Luc Bardyn, Noha Gamal Saïd, et al.. Esquis’Sons ! Outils d’aide à la conception d’environnements sonores durables. Nicolas Rémy (dir.) ; Nicolas Tixier (dir.). Ambiances, tomorrow. Proceedings of 3rd International Congress on Ambiances. Septembre 2016, Volos, Greece, Sep 2016, Volos, Grèce. International Network Ambiances ; University of Thessaly, vol. 1, p. 529 - 534, 2016. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01404371

K. Vogiatzis, N. Remy, Research Article: “Strategic Noise Mapping of Herakleion: The Aircraft Noise Impact as a factor of the Int. Airport relocation, Noise Mapping, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Sept 2014), p. 15-31, De Gruyter Open https://doi.org/10.2478/noise-2014-0003

 K. E. Vogiatzis, N. Remy “From Environmental noise abatement to soundscape creation through strategic noise mapping in medium urban agglomeration in South Europe”, Accepted 25 Jul 2013, Science of Total Environment (STOTEN), 482-483 (2014), pp 420-431 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.07.098

Conference proceedings

 N. Remy, K. Vogiatzis, Towards sustainable urban sound environment: several case studies in Greece, EURONOISE 2018, Heraklion, Crete Greece, 27-31 May 2018. https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwjgueuJjbzmAhUFlFwKHdF5BrIQFjAAegQIAxAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fhalshs.archives-ouvertes.fr%2Fhalshs-01807914%2Fdocument&usg=AOvVaw1aRd5vQMbM_FM9xtF6rHRh

Remy et alii , Esquis’Sons ! Sketching soundscapes by using parametric tools: application to the design of balconies, loggias, terraces and corridors of building facades, EURONOISE 2018, Heraklion, Crete Greece, 27-31 May 2018. https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwiVz8K_jbzmAhXLRMAKHXG2CJIQFjAAegQIAhAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fhalshs.archives-ouvertes.fr%2Fhalshs-01807918%2Fdocument&usg=AOvVaw1AJGLe-qb68YM1PYi6JXuz

 Nicolas Rémy & Nicolas Tixier (dir.), Ambiances, demain | Ambiances, tomorrow | Ατμόσφαιρες, Αύριο, proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Ambiances, Volos, Greece, co-edition by the International Ambiances Network & University of Thessaly, Department of architecture, Sept. 2016, 1 016 pages, 2 volumes. https://halshs.archives-ouvertes.fr/AMBIANCES2016

Meetings-Conferences

2012,   Remy Nicolas (2012), invited talk in the two days of discussions and experiments around the topic of the voices, Friday, the 9th and Saturday the 10th of March, 2012, Voices, Theatre Embros in Athens.

2012,   Remy, N. (2012), Listening paths and architectural design, Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, at the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE), Corfu : Greece, 3-7 october 2011.

2011,    Remy, N. (2011), Changing Soundscapes, conference during the European Workshop «Changing Landscape », Volos, 2-16th of June 2011.  http://www.arch.uth.gr/uploads/files/Changing_Landscapes/ppt_prof/7.6.11/Morning/soundscapes_NRemy.pdf