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Climate Analysis

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... 4 Climate Analysis Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. —Mark Twain Our climates used to define us—available food, typical clothing, seasonal customs, and vernacular archi - tecture all responded directly to challenges...

Daylighting and Glare

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... 8 Daylighting and Glare Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in light. —Le Corbusier Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy––your work becomes a dance with light...

Software and Accuracy

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... 11 Software and Accuracy Tools do not supplant skill and knowledge. —Jason McLennan The software systems that architects can choose from today are built on research and validation from the last 40 years of computer-based energy modeling...

Solar Irradiation and Thermal Storage

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... a comprehensive study to analyze the architectural and engineering system Design/modeling firm: deficiencies. In 2003, SERA was hired, along with Cutler-Anderson Architects, for the design of repair SERA Architects and and alterations as part...

Design Simulation in Practice

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... 12 Design Simulation in Practice In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not. —Albert Einstein While the American Institute of Architects was founded to “promote the scientific and practical perfection of its...

Planning and Goal-Setting

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... 5 Planning and Goal-Setting A goal is a dream with a deadline. —Napolean Hill The goals we set affect the way we design buildings. Goals for first costs and lifecycle costs, energy use, water use, daylight, and many other aspects...

Energy Modeling

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... external operable shades on guide wires control heat gain and glare much more effectively than internal blinds. Source: Photograph © Kjell Anderson. Adjusting the idea of comfort, via thermostat set points, can have a profound effect on energy...

Glazing Properties

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... and opens 3” to 4” parallel to the building façade, reducing differential wear on the gaskets and airflow through the frame. Tvis = .60 and U = .25 overall, including operable lites. Source: Photograph © Kjell Anderson. Windows are standard...

Design Simulation Basics

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... 2 Design Simulation Basics A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable. —Louis Kahn We live in a data-driven world. Many architects...

Introduction

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... Introduction Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. —Steve Jobs Today few reasonable people doubt that human actions are changing our climate. We are not only changing nature, but also reducing...