During the first six months in the program, students are comprehensively trained in the principles of design and construction of advanced ecological buildings through a series of focused and intense modules, which include material production, thermal and metabolic building systems, ecological structures and façade systems and much more. After developing the necessary skills and a holistic understanding of advanced and ecological design, students collectively draft and build a full scale ecological building prototype.

Tabrizian Tapestry_Thermodynamic Fabrications

Our case study is located in Tabriz, the coldest region in Iran, with an average temperature between 1.1 C and 6.6 C during winter, and an average between 30.4 C and 17.9 C during summer. The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. With the following study, we have designed a our building Tabrizian … Read more

Arctic Onion | Thermodynamic Fabrications

Site > Bríetartún 5, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland | Arctic Climate Zone (1) Temperature Range always below Comfort Levels. Comfortable hours indoors are only achievable with additional measures. (2) Constant High Humidity (3) Strong Winter Winds Climate | People > History | Everyday Living(1) Long Lasting Tradition of Wool Washing & Knitting (ca. 1934) (2) Icelanders ... Read more

MEDITERRANEAN l Thermodynamics

01. Introduction Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is built on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges.According to the Köppen climate classification, Venice has a mid-latitude four-season humid subtropical climate, with cool, damp winters and warm, humid … Read more

THE NEST | Thermodynamic Fabrications

A new look on a a Tropical Residential Scheme where 40% 0f the building program is used for Recreational and Commercial Activities. LOCATION & SITE The site chosen is that of Kpeshie Lagoon, in Accra, Ghana. The site over looks the lagoon and is surrounded by trees. The site is close to the sea and … Read more

AL HABIBTAT | Thermodynamics

Basant Abdelrahman, Disha Arora, Pradyumna Vikharankar and Raffaele SchiavelloMASTER IN ADVANCED ECOLOGICAL BUILDINGS AND BIOCITIES 2022-23, IAAC LOCATION The Urban social housing studio aims in finding ecological and social design solutions for urban housing, with a special focus on various climate zone this semester. In our specific case, we found a site in a hot … Read more