Parametrized passive house standard compliance energy analysis of three exemplary carbon neutral hybrid timber technology-based building renovations in the Republic of Korea, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Thorsten Schuetze; Building and Environment, ISSN 0360-1323,

Carbon Life Cycle Assessment and Costing of Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems for Deep Low-Carbon Renovation, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2023, 15, 9460, 12 June 2023, pp. 1-33, 

Assessing Urban Sustainability and the Potential to Improve the Quality of Education and Gender Equality in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Puthearath Chan, Kulakhmetova Gulbaram, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2023, 15, 8828, 30 May, pp. 1-30,

Comparative Analysis of Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Systems from the USA (LEED–ND), Germany (DGNB–UD), and India (GRIHA–LD), Swati Bahale, Thorsten Schuetze; Land 2023, 12, 1002, 3 May 2023, pp. 1-25, 


Parametric Performance Analysis of the Cooling Potential of Earth-to-Air Heat Exchangers in Hot and Humid Climates, Mushk Bughio, Swati Bahale, Waqas Ahmed Mahar, Thorsten Schuetze; Energies 2022, 15(19), 7054, 26 September 2022, pp.1-21,

Life cycle assessment and costing of carbon neutral hybrid-timber building renovation systems: three applications in the Republic of Korea, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Thorsten Schuetze; Building and Environment, ISSN 0360-1323, pp. 1-21, 19 July 2022, 

Carbon-neutral building renovation potential with Passive House-certified components: applications for an exemplary apartment building in the Republic of Korea, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Min-Hee Sonn, Thorsten Schuetze; Building and Environment 2015 (2022), 108986, ISSN 0360-1323, 15 March 2022, pp. 1-23,

Hybrid timber-based renovation systems for deep low-carbon renovation of aged buildings: three exemplary buildings in the Republic of Korea, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Thorsten Schuetze; Building and Environment 2014 (2022), 108889, ISSN 0360-1323, 17 February 2022, pp. 1-28,


Post-Pandemic Urbanism: Criteria for a New Normal, Michael Neuman, Lorenzo Chelleri, Thorsten Schuetze, Sustainability 2021, 13(13), 7251, 29 June 2021, pp.1-6,

Impact of Passive Energy Efficiency Measures on Cooling Energy Demand in an Architectural Campus Building in Karachi, Pakistan, Mushk Bughio, Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Waqas Ahmed Mahar, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2021, 13(19), 10600, 24 September 2021, pp.1-35,

Sustainable Building Legislation and Incentives in Korea: A Case-Study-Based Comparison of Building New and Renovation, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Min-Hee Sonn, Soyeon Chu, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2021, 13(9), 4889, 27 April 2021, pp.1-41,


Sustainable renovation versus redevelopment of aged buildings, a comparative analysis of the legislative framework in South Korea, Thorsten Schuetze, Fabrizio M. Amoruso, Minn Hee Sonn, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 588 (2020) 022066, 20 November 2020, pp.1-8, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022066 

Potential for sustainable urban regeneration policies and practices in Daegu, Republic of Korea, Thorsten Schuetze, Emilien Gohaud, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 588 (2020) 052039, 20 November 2020, pp.1-4, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/588/5/052039 

Comparative Analysis of Indoor Environmental Quality of Architectural Campus Buildings’ Lecture Halls and its’ Perception by Building Users, in Karachi, Pakistan, Mushk Bughio, Thorsten Schuetze, Waqas Ahmed Mahar; Sustainability 2020, 12(7), 2995, 8 April 2020, pp.1-29;

Flood Resilient and Sustainable Urban Regeneration using the example of an Industrial Compound conversion in Seoul, South Korea, Kyoyoung Hwang, Thorsten Schuetze, Fabrizio Maria Amoruso; Sustainability 2020, 12(3), 918, 27 January 2020, pp.1-27; 


Indoor Thermal Comfort Improvement through the Integrated BIM-Parametric Workflow-Based Sustainable Renovation of an Exemplary Apartment in Seoul, Korea, Fabrizio Maria Amoruso, Udo Dietrich, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2019, 11(14), 3950; 20 July 2019, pp.1-31;

Integrated BIM-Parametric Workflow-Based Analysis of Daylight Improvement for Sustainable Renovation of an Exemplary Apartment in Seoul, Korea, Fabrizio Maria Amoruso, Udo Dietrich, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2019, 11(9), 2699; 12 May 2019, pp.1-29;


Development of a Building Information Modeling-Parametric Workflow Based Renovation Strategy for an Exemplary Apartment Building in Seoul, Korea, Fabrizio Maria Amoruso, Udo Dietrich, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2018, 10(12), 4494; 29 November 2018, pp.1-30; 

Wood Constructions for Sustainable Building Renovation, Thorsten Schuetze; Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1150, pp.67-72, November 2018;


Energy Toolbox – Framework for the development of a tool for the primary design of Zero Emission Buildings in European and Asian Cities, Christoph Koller, Max Jacques Talmon-Gros, Ranka Junge, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2017, 9(12), 5 December 2017; doi: 10.3390/su9122244 

Integration of Sustainability into Architectural Education at Accredited Korean Universities, Sun-Young Rieh, Byung-Yun Lee, Joon-Gul Oh, Thorsten Schuetze, Santiago Porras Álvarez, Kyungsun Lee, Jiyoung Park; Sustainability 2017, 9(7), 1121, 19 June 2017; doi: 10.3390/su9071121


Measuring Urban Redevelopment Sustainability: Exploring Challenges from Downtown Seoul, Thorsten Schuetze, Lorenzo Chelleri, June-Hyung Je; Sustainability 2017, 9(1), 40, 28 December 2016; doi:10.3390/su9010040


Urban Sustainability Versus Green-Washing—Fallacy and Reality of Urban Regeneration in Downtown Seoul, Thorsten Schuetze, Lorenzo Chelleri; Sustainability 2016, 8(1), 33, 30 December 2015; doi:10.3390/su8010033

Assessment of Passive vs. Active Strategies for a School Building Design, Ji Eun Kang, Ki Uhn Ahn, Cheol Soo Park, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability 2015, 7(11), 15136-15151; 16 November 2015; doi:10.3390/su71115136

Development of a Holistic Evaluation System for BIPV Façades, Thorsten Schuetze, Wolfgang Willkomm, Maria Roos; Energies 2015, 8(6), 6135-6152; 19 June 2015; doi:10.3390/en8066135

Towards development of a label for Zero Emission Buildings: A Tool to evaluate potential Zero Emission Buildings, Devi Bühler, Thorsten Schuetze, Ranka Junge; Sustainability 2015, 7(5), 5071-5093; 27 April 2015; doi:10.3390/su7055071

Integrating Resilience with Urban Sustainability in neglected neighborhoods: challenges and opportunities of transitioning to decentralized water management in Mexico City, Lorenzo Chelleri, Thorsten Schuetze, Luca Salvati; Habitat International, Vol. 48, August 2015, pp.122-130; 7 April 2015; doi:10.1016/j.habitatint.2015.03.016

Zero Emission Buildings in Korea—History, Status Quo, and Future Prospects, Thorsten Schuetze; Sustainability. 2015, 7(3), 2745-2767; 6 March 2015; doi:10.3390/su7032745


Terra Preta Sanitation: A Key Component for Sustainability in the Urban Environment, Thorsten Schuetze, Vicente Santiago-Fandiño; Sustainability 2014, 6(11), 7725-7750; 5 November 2014; doi:10.3390/su6117725

Life Cycle Cost aspects of BIPV and conventional building components, Thorsten Schuetze, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1051, 696-700; doi:10.4028/, October 2014 

Primary Exploration of the Feasibility of Passive Houses in Korea and China, Thorsten Schuetze, Zhou Zheng-Nan; Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (New Series), Vol.21, No.4, 2014, pp. 69-76, 6 June 2014, Harbin, China

Building Integrated! (in German: Gebäudeintegriert!), Thorsten Schuetze; db 04/2014, pp. 68-72, April 2014, Vereinigung Freischaffender Architekten Deutschlands e.V., Konradin Mediengruppe, Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany


Quantitative assessment of water use efficiency in urban and domestic buildings, Thorsten Schuetze, Vicente Santiago-Fandiño; Water 2013, 5(3), 1172-1193; doi:10.3390/w5031172, 6 August 2013

Integration of Photovoltaics in Buildings—Support Policies Addressing Technical and Formal Aspects, Thorsten Schuetze; Energies 2013, 6(6), 2982-3001; doi:10.3390/en6062982, 18 June 2013

Integrating Decentralized Rainwater Management in Urban Planning and Design: Flood Resilient and Sustainable Water Management Using the Example of Coastal Cities in The Netherlands and Taiwan, Thorsten Schuetze, Lorenzo Chelleri; Water 2013, 5(2), 593-616; doi:10.3390/w5020593, May 2013

Rainwater Harvesting and Management - Policy and Regulations in Germany, Thorsten Schuetze; Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, Volume 13, Issue 2, 2013, pp.376-385, March 2013

Sustainable Urban (re-)Development with Building Integrated Energy, Water and Waste Systems, Thorsten Schuetze, Joong-Won Lee, Tae-Goo Lee; Sustainability 2013, 5, 1114-1127; doi:10.3390/su5031114, 7. March 2013


Building Integrated Photovoltaic (In German: Bauwerkintegrierte Photovoltaik), Thorsten Schütze, Eta Green 0511 pp. 12-16, November 2011, succida AG, Darmstadt, Germany

Climate adaptive urban planning and design with water in Dutch polders, Thorsten Schuetze, Lorenzo Chelleri, Water Science & Technology Vol 64 No 3 pp. 722–730, IWA Publishing, September 2011

Passive Houses in East Asia – Transferability of European Experiences To Korea and China; (in Chines: 东亚地区的“被动房”建筑: 欧洲经验在韩国和中国应用), Thorsten Schuetze, Zhou Zhengnan; World Architecture Journal, Architectural Forum, 2011/03, pp. 108-111, Tsinghua, Beijing, China, 2011

Zero-Emission-Hotel, Berlin-Centre (In German: Null-Emissions-Hotel, Berlin-Mitte), Thorsten Schuetze, Peter Thomas, GWA - Gewässerschutz, Wasser, Abwasser, ISSN 0342-6068; GWA 225, 2011, pp. 313-317; Aachen, Germany, 2011


Ecological water and sanitation systems in re-modelled urban housing estates in Europe and Asia, Thorsten Schuetze, Sustainable Water Management 1-2008, pp. 42-47, AEE ITEC, Institute for Sustainable Technologies, Gleisdorf, Austria, 2008


In light of things to come - Multi-functional PV systems become an integral part of the building, Christian Bendel, Heinz Hullmann, Thorsten Schuetze, Intelligent Glass Solutions, London, Great Britain, 04.2006 

Decentralized water systems in housing estates of international big cities drawing on the examples of the cities Hamburg in Germany and Seoul in South Korea (in German: Dezentrale Wassersysteme im Wohnungsbau internationaler Großstädte am Beispiel der Städte Hamburg in Deutschland und Seoul in Süd-Korea), Thorsten Schuetze ,GWF Wasser – Abwasser 147 (2006) Nr.3, 03.2006, Oldenbourg Industrieverlag, Munich, Germany


Room Climate (in German: Raumklima), Thorsten Schuetze, Naturarzt, No. 3, 2002, pp.36-38


Harmful substances in building materials (in German: Schadstoffe in Baumaterialien), Thorsten Schuetze, Naturarzt, No. 11, 2000, p.31-34



Exploring forest ‘fringescapes’: urban growth, society and swimming pools as a sprawl landmark in in coastal Rome, Ilaria Zambon, Alberto Sabbi, Thorsten Schuetze, Luca Salvati; Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei 26, 159–168 (2015), 12 February 2015;


An Agent Based Model of Household Water Use, Lilli Linkola, Clinton J. Andrews, Thorsten Schuetze; Water 2013, 5(3), 1082-1100; doi:10.3390/w5031082, July 2013

Lessons from Green Strategies of the Laboratory Buildings in the U.S. – Focus on the Recent Green Development of LABS21 and LEED, Joongwon Lee, Thorsten Schuetze; Journal of the Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, 57, Vol. 12 No.5 2012.10, ISSN 1598-3730, pp.43-52, 2012

Application of the Flowerbed Type Infiltration System for Low Impact Development, Young-Hae Han, Tae-Goo Lee, Thorsten Schuetze; Journal of the Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, 55, Vol. 12 No.3 2012.6, ISSN 1598-3730, pp. 33-40, 2012

End-user experiences in nearly zero-energy houses, Erwin Mlecnik, Thorsten Schuetze, Sylvia J.T. Jansen, Ger de Vries, Henk J Visscher, Anke van Hal; Energy and Buildings, Volume 49 (2012), pp.471- 478, ISSN 0378-7788, June 2012