Natural and mechanical ventilation concepts for climate responsive buildings

The guidelines define pros and cons of natural ventilation (NV) techniques in buildings versus mechanical ones. The report lays out the principles, existing standards and guidelines, and perspectives focusing on both energy consumption and indoor well-being. Different techniques of NV are explored and grouped according to the driving forces they exploit. Examples of real buildings […]

Catalogue for integrated circular design solutions

A catalogue of integrated circular and sustainable solutions for positive and low carbon footprint buildings. The catalogue collects a wide range of solutions that could support policymakers, architects, urban planners, and technical practitioners in all the life cycle construction stages. Each solution includes a brief description, the challenges it responds to, the objectives it can […]