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id ecaade2010_179
authors Fotiadou, Angeliki
year 2010
title Computing Towards Responsive Architecture: Energy based simulation software for responsive structures
source FUTURE CITIES [28th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-9-6] ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 15-18 September 2010, pp.507-513
summary The paper has two targets: a theoretical and a practical one which are totally dependant on each other: Its first purpose is to prove based on detailed comparative study by use of competent software apparatus that rotation in a building abiding by strict rules of adaptation to environmental changes (climate, season, time of day, sun duration etc.) should be viewed by modern architecture as a sine-qua-non in terms of energy consumption economy, environmental resources protection, achievement of high standards of living in the city. The aforementioned benefits will be evidenced by means of comparison of responsive structures to traditional ones. The second and most important purpose is to elaborate and provide the fundamental data and information for the creation of a supporting software for the above described model. The two in interaction will result in “revolution” in modern architecture.
wos WOS:000340629400055
keywords Simulation software; Responsive architecture; Kinetic; Energy consumption
series eCAADe
email fotiadou@iemar.tuwien.ac.at
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100%; open Zeiler, W (2007) Find in CUMINCAD Integral approach for adaptable indoor comfort - Buildings and occupants follow the sun , Proceedings of the Clima WellBeing Indoors Conference, Helsinki, Finland

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