Journal Papers

Refereed Journal Papers

Kubota, T., Toe, D.H.C., Ossen, D.R. (2014) Field investigation of indoor thermal environments in traditional Chinese shophouses with courtyards in Malacca. Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, 13(1), 247-254.

Toe, D.H.C., Kubota, T. (2013) Development of an adaptive thermal comfort equation for naturally ventilated buildings in hot-humid climates using ASHRAE RP-884 database. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 2(3), 278-291. (

Toe, D.H.C., Kubota, T. (2013) Field measurement on thermal comfort in traditional Malay houses. AIJ Journal of Technology and Design, 19(41), 219-224.

Kubota, T., Jeong, S., Toe, D.H.C., Ossen, D.R. (2011) Energy consumption and air-conditioning usage in residential buildings of Malaysia. Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17(3), Special Issue, 61-69.

Kubota, T., Chyee, D.T.H. (2010) Potential of passive cooling techniques for modern houses in the tropical climate of Malaysia – analysis of the indoor thermal environment for various ventilation strategies. International Journal of Ventilation, 9(1), 11-24.

Kubota, T., Chyee, D.T.H., Ahmad, S. (2009) The effects of night ventilation technique on indoor thermal environment for residential buildings in hot-humid climate of Malaysia. Energy and Buildings, 41(8), 829-839.

Kubota, T., Hooi Chyee, D.T. (2009) The effectiveness of night ventilation technique for residential buildings in hot-humid climate of Malaysia. Journal of Environmental Engineering, Transactions of AIJ, 74(635), 89-95. (in Japanese with English summary)

Toe, D.H.C., Kubota, T., Ahmad, S., Ahmad, M.H. (2007) A field experiment on the cooling effect of night ventilation in Malaysian terraced houses. Jurnal Alam Bina, 9(4), 53-65.