(last five years – S research student under my supervision, * corresponding author)
a. Authored books:
1. Meir, I. A., Y. Etzion, D. Faiman (1990). Energy Aspects of Design in Arid Zones (Hebrew). Desert Architecture Unit/Applied Solar Calculations Unit, BIDR, Sede Boqer Campus & State of Israel, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Research and Development Division, RD-04-90,165p. Second edition - 1994. English edition – 1998.
2. Pearlmutter, D., E. Erell, I. Meir*, Y. Etzion, Y. Rofè (2010). Design Manual for Bio-Climatic Construction in Israel. The state of Israel, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Research and Development Division – electronic book – 160p. http://www.bgu.ac.il/CDAUP/guidebook.pdf
b. Refereed articles and refereed letters in scientific journals:
1. SztankelerS, V., I.A. Meir*, M. Schwartz (2012). Physical development in an ecologically sensitive area. The planning of the Dead Sea Region. Geography Research Forum 32: 82-98.
2. Meir, I.A.*, Y. Avni, A. Peeters, S. Meir (2013). A disaster waiting to happen. On the dynamic relations between geological processes and development in a desert environment. Landscape & Urban Planning 113: 19-29.
3. Meir, I.A.* (2013). Constraints to assets, waste to resources: integrating green technologies in a novel pilot project for drylands. Int. J. Sustainable Energy 34(3-4): 154-165.
4. GabayS, H., I.A. Meir*, M. Schwartz, E. Werzberger (2014). Cost-benefit analysis of green buildings: An Israeli office buildings case study. Energy & Buildings. 76: 558-564.
5. CicelskyS, A., I.A. Meir* 2014. Parametric analysis of environmentally responsive strategies for building envelopes specific for hot hyperarid regions. Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society 13: 279-302.
6. Meir I.A.* (2015). Green technologies in planning and design vis-à-vis climatic uncertainty. Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology (2nd Edition). Invited entry. Taylor & Francis. pp.796-803. DOI: 10.1081/E-EEE2-120051347
7. Monger C.*, O.E. Sala, M. Duniway, H. Goldfus, I.A. Meir, R.M. Poch, H. Throop, E. Vivoni (2015) Legacy effects in dryland ecologic and soil-geomorphic systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13(1) :13-19.
8. Pearlmutter D.*, N. HubermanS, E. Gal, I.A. Meir (2015). Optimizing structural roof form for life-cycle energy efficiency. Energy & Buildings 104: 336-349.
9. Meron N. S, I.A. Meir* (2017). Building green schools in Israel: Costs, economic benefits and teacher satisfaction. Energy & Buildings 152: 12-18.
10. Saroglou S.S, I.A. Meir* , T. Theodosiou , B. Givoni (2017). Towards energy-efficient skyscrapers. Energy & Buildings 149:1-13.
11. I.A. Meir*, M. Schwartz, Y. DavaraS, Y. Garb (2018). A window of one’s own. A public office building Post-Occupancy Evaluation. Building Research & Information 38(1): 1-16.
12. Reider R.S, I.A. Meir* (2018) Comparing the energy implications of FRP and concrete residential construction in a hot arid climate. Energy & Buildings. In print.
c. Refereed chapters in collective volumes - Conference proceedings:
1. Meir, I.A.*, A. Peeters, D. Pearlmutter, S. Halasa, Y. Garb, J.M. Davis (2013). Green building standards in MENA. State of the art, trends, challenges. In: Proc. 28th PLEA 2013 Int. Conf., electronic version only.
2. Meir, I.A.*, B. CohenS (2014). Building in the desert. On design and construction on the Sede Boqer Campus. In: Gradus, Y., I. Nevo (eds) Science and Scholarship in the Negev. The Story of Ben-Gurion University in the Negev. Ben-Gurion University Press, Beer Sheva, pp.333-360.
3. Meir, I.A.* (2016). Green architecture – the architecture of survivability. In: Messinas, E., D. Price (eds) ECOWEEK:The Book #1: 50 Voices for Sustainability. ECOWEEK, www.ecoweek.org, pp. 148-155.
4. SaroglouS, T., I.A. Meir *, T. Theodosiou (2017). Quantifying energy consumption in skyscrapers of various heights. SBE16 Int.Conf. Sustainable Synergies from Buildings to the Urban Scale, Oct.17-19, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. Procedia – Environmental Sciences, 38: 314-321.
5. Meir, I.A.*, R. BernsteinS, K. ShalevS (2017). Architectonic experimentation in early Israeli architecture vis-à-vis climatic constraints: the case of the Negev Desert. In I. Ben-Asher Gitler and A. Geva (eds) Israel as A Modern Experimental Lab, 1948-1978. Critical Studies in Architecture of the Middle East series (edited by M. Gharipour and C. Gruber), Intellect Books, Bristol. (invited paper, in print).
6. Meron N. S, I.A. Meir* (2018) Green construction of schools in Israel: costs and benefits. Ecology & Environment. 3(10.2018):42-47 (in Hebrew) http://magazine.isees.org.il/ArticlePage.aspx?ArticleId=786 .