Architecture and the Environment: Bioclimatic Building Design
Sustainable building has commonly been seen as separate from mainstream architecture and has been accorded the status of worthy but dull design. Adopting the term bioclimatic in preference to green to describe buildings which are inspired by nature and have a clear strategy for minimizing environmental depredation, this book seeks to revise this judgement.
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Air conditioning type Alvar Aalto Architect area needing artificial atrium bioclimatic Boiler type BUILDING ENERGY FEATURES building envelope building mass thermal carbon dioxide Client/owner Construction cost Date completed daylight hours Daylighting Approx embodied and transport embodied energy ENERGY FEATURES Orientation ENERGY PERFORMANCE Total energy strategy Energy-saving controls environmental ENVIRONMENTAL/HEALTH FEATURES Materials/components estimated carbon dioxide FEATURES Materials/components selection floor area needing glass glazing Gross area gross floor naturally Heat recovery Heating system House HVAC SYSTEMS Fuel/approx landscape Le Corbusier located Mains electricity mass thermal storage Materials/components selection strategy Measures to encourage Mechanical ventilation Menara Mesiniaga N/A Mechanical ventilation Natural organic sewage Natural ventilation Occupier organic sewage treatment Orientation of main photovoltaic public transport recycled materials reduce embodied roof RWE AG sewage treatment Shigeru Ban Solar control systems Special water conserving Structural engineer Tadao Ando Thermal transmission Total estimated carbon transport energy Utilization of building water conserving installation