Week 6: Materials, Massing, Orientation

Tools Weather Data app 2D Sun path app 3D Sun path app Opaque Presentation: Materials, Massing, Orientation Compulsory reading: Chapter 3: Otto H Koenigsberger, O. H., Ingersoll, T. G., Mayhew. Manual Of Tropical Housing & Building B to E – National design handbook prototype on passive solar heating and natural cooling of buildings  Compulsory Activity: See presentation Slides – 10 marks for the final […]

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Week 5: Use of Climate Consultant, Design Guidelines

Part A and B: Relationship between the occupancy and space, Understanding of the built habitat. Part C: Embodied Energy Presentation: 1.Embodied Energy 2. Lifecycle Analysis References: Inventory of carbon & energy: ICE, Geoff Hammond-Craig Jones – Sustainable Energy Research Team, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath – 2008 Satprem Maïni, Varun Thautam, “Embodied energy of various materials and […]

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Week 3 and 4: Selection of project

Lecture slides Presentation slides: Week 2-4 Climatic data sites:  http://www.worldclimate.com/ https://en.climate-data.org/ https://www.weatherbase.com/ https://www.climatedata.eu/ Read Chapter 2-3 from coursebook and the Koppen system. Otto H Koenigsberger, O. H., Ingersoll, T. G., Mayhew. Manual Of Tropical Housing & Building Required Activity for week 4 Purpose: In groups of two you, you are going to select an example of a vernacular house in its habitat. Skim through Lessons from Vernacular Architecture, Willi […]

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