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Thu 19.6.

Naturally cool: why passive shading and ventilation will change the future of facades

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

A slatted wooden surface enveloping the library at the Guyanese University Campus by rh+ architecture protects the building from the sun’s harshest rays

A slatted wooden surface enveloping the library at the Guyanese University Campus by rh+ architecture protects the building from the sun’s harshest rays

The need to minimise energy consumption affects many aspects of architecture, and designs that employ traditional or cutting-edge shading devices and ventilation methods are at the forefront of reducing our reliance on air conditioning. Architonic examines some ecologically innovative projects. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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