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Bolarakis, A. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. In recent time, smart materials, materials with changeable properties, are developed, also in the glazing industry. Still, many of the technologies are still unattractive for large-scale projects and mass production. There are a lot of promising developments in...
student report 2012
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Anholts, T. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. For the design of a new environmental council to be added to the five existing councils in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, it is important to offer a place to experiment and to show opportunities. It is good to use use this urban environment for...
student report 2012
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Schut, E. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. In this paper are discussed the specific characteristics of the climate in Chengdu, the effects of green on the quality of life in the built environment en the possibilities for integrating green in high-rise buildings.
student report 2011
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Doulkari, K. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. The paper focuses on climate responsive facades, using kinetics and smart materials. Principles are studied and cases are analyzed, taking the thermal comfort for the occupants into account.
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De Vries, S. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. This paper is a reflection on the way how to minimize the environmental impact of building materials. Both the aspects to be taken into account are discussed and a method of selecting materials are presented. This method is applied to a design situation.
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Macquoy, B. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. A very old principle is the system of the solar chimney for ventilation, which in recent years has regained interests. This essay will explore the potentials of solar chimneys in a modern application.
student report 2011
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Sumbul, Y.C. (author)
Student working paper for the course AR0531/AR0532. Improvements in the building sector have a great potential of change in energy efficiency, instead of demolition of the worst performing building stock in terms of emissions. Refurbished buildings could accomplish the same levels of reduction and refurbishment has the benefits of less landfill...
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De Koning, J. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. In this paper is searched for a good redesign of the NAi, Rotterdam, to get rid of overheating problems and energy consumption for cooling without reconstructing the building, but by adding smart sun shading devices to the building.
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Korkmaz, C. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. This paper comprises an introduction and explanation of two promising contextual water use strategies for the United Nations Headquarters. This building brings along many possibilities of sustainable water use, thanks to its position over a former bay draining...
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Lariviere, M. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. The potentials for using harvested rainwater in the climatic design of a building are best realized through integration, when the architectural concept and the climatic concept is combined. In this paper is searched for possibilities for rain water harvesting in...
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Van Rooijen, B. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. Wave energy is a relatively unknown source of sustainable energy with great potential. This paper will give an overview of the possibilities of wave energy for the built environment.
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An, H. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. Energy saving is a relevant issue nowadays. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) occupies the largest portion both in residential and non-residential field. This consumption goes with the demand for thermal comfort of occupants. It is a prevalent way...
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De Haan, H. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. In this paper is focused on the application of 'phase changing materials' (PCMs) in buildings as a design strategy that deploys local characteristics intelligently into the sustainable design of buildings. This material is applied in buildings to absorb excess...
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Jacobs, E. (author)
This paper is written for the TIDO-course AR0532 Smart & Bioclimatic Design Theory. The objective of this paper is to see where the possibilities are in future fuel production in a sustainable way, and the integration of it in the built environment. Technologies are compared and evaluated, and the best technologies are put in a practical...
student report 2011
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