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Wijtsma, D. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. A short and concise overview of the different types of systems that provide a renewable source of energy for a building seems to be missing. This guide attempts to fill the gap and to provide answers to such questions. A comparison of the energy generating...
student report 2013
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Boonstra, D. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. The BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM)can be used to measure and certify the buildings environmental performance. This book aims to provide readers with a basic understanding of BREEAM, by answering several questions, like what is the background...
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Kaskareli, M. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. The 'polikatikia' building type makes up for 80% of the built environment in Athens; a concrete structure multi-storey apartment building type. The aim of this manual is to provide clear information on how greenery can be applied optimally on existing ...
student report 2013
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Rota, M. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. The contrast between regionalism and globalism continues to dominate the debate in architecture. Building design has to reflect the regional character, while often architects are more concerned with fashionable forms rather than find solutions inherent to...
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Haagen, H.C.J. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Green does not only have an aesthetic value in building design, there are also problems present in the urban environment that can be contested by the integration of green in buildings. This manual is written for those who are interested in integrating...
student report 2013
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Polit, D.J. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. The use of biogas has gained importance in recent years, since it is compatible to the environment, and cheap or free raw materials are available. It can also be a good substitute energy source for the more expensive petroleum products for everyday...
student report 2013
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Greco, A. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Wind climate is an important part of urban design. A basic knowledge of wind behaviour is required for this; however, this is not easy to get. Aerodynamicists study, explain and write about wind physics using a mathematical language, hardly being...
student report 2012
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De Ridder, E. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. The reinterpretation of the word 'building' as primarily a verb, and by so a continuous process, can lead to new dynamic designs, not having the problem of waste or demolition. This manual aims to emphasize the importance of adaptability and offers...
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Troian, S. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. One of the possible ways for smart and sustainable designs is the use of geothermal energy for space heating. This manual explains the possible use in designs, the functioning and treats different systems.
student report 2012
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Bazzu, M.J. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Since buildings are one of the main sources of energy consumption, a global adoption of a highly efficient solution would significantly lower energy consumption and environmental impact. The concept of the Passive House was developed, requiring still a bit...
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Bouwhuis, T. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Providing living space for animals in cities is an underexposed subject in the practice of urban designers. We encounter the results of conflicting situations between humans and animals almost every day, and often the animal getting the worst of it....
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Smits, R. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Rainforests are the lungs of the earth and plants can be the lungs of a buildings. Every plant uses CO2, water and light to produce sugars and oxygen; furthermore plants provide shade, take pollutants from the air and provide evaporative cooling. This...
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Fremouw, M. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. There are a few issues in our current energy use. We do not know how long the finite primary sources will last. The process of energy conversion makes very inefficient use of the primary energy sources. There are other ways to fulfill the need for comfort,...
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Roelofs, S. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Nature has solved a lot of different problems we have created long before humans roamed the earth, and adapted to specific circumstances. This manual will discuss the deeper levels of biology on how certain organisms or techniques work. It explains the...
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Woodington, W. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Cohabitation of humans and agriculture can be used to improve building climate, human health and the state of the world. It affects building design and requires new building components. This manual explains why it is important to make integrated designs...
student report 2012
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Christodoulou, A. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. In our struggle towards a smarter building approach we can get our inspiration from natural and vernacular buildings, which survived for thousands of years and integrated well with nature, without the technological miracles of the present day. This manual...
student report 2011
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Heidegger, V. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Our globe is heating, and cities are heating up much more. At the same time, cities are growing and green spaces are substituted by buildings and streets. These man-made surfaces are dark and tend to heat up easily, contributing to the urban heat island...
student report 2011
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Kokkos, A. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. A direct contribution to getting a more sustainable world is to reduce the energy consumption. Much is done in the operational energy of buildings. The embodied energy, used during the construction of a building, is often overlooked, but has a key role....
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Klamer, G. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. In nearly all hot-arid and temperate climates, earth has always been the most prevalent building material; not only in produced materials like clay brick, but also as raw earth, mud, sod and the principle of rammed earth. This manual focuses on the latter:...
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Van Stam, B. (author)
This "designers' manual" is made during the TIDO-course AR0531 Smart & Bioclimatic Design. Most students do not live very sustainable. They mostly rent their residence, leading to responsibility issues. Measures with a larger payback time are not taken because of the temporarily living situation and the relatively poor status of students. Still,...
student report 2011
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