29 Aug '16, 9am

#sustainable #homes Inventing the Future: Anybody who has remotely paid attention to news from the west coast...

#sustainable #homes Inventing the Future: Anybody who has remotely paid attention to news from the west coast...

It makes little sense to construct a space designed to incubate the evolution of a sustainable future if said space isn’t an imposing expression of sustainability itself. Positioning the building in a way that would allow it to inherit the benefits of its natural environment most maximally was of top priority. “We oriented the building appropriately to the sun to maximize daylighting and to the winds to maximize natural ventilation,” Leddy says, explaining that it facilitated “an ideal balance of daylight from one side to the next so we could minimize electric lighting loads during the day and further incorporate a variety of daylighting strategies to enhance that, while of course reducing energy loads by coming up with energy efficient heating systems and cooling systems. One system among these that you won’t find is air conditioning. The design team opted instead for wha...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2016/inventing-the-future/

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