PASSIVE STRATEGIES

Since The Beginning Of Human History, People Have Built Structures To Take Advantage Of The Natural Forces Of The Environment.

With A Few Simple Moves, A Building Can Take Advantage Of Sunlight And Wind To Passively Heat And Cool Itself, Reducing Energy Costs In The Most Essential And Affordable Way And Creating A Comfortable And Natural Environment.

Natural Ventilation

•   Operable Windows

•   Orientation Toward Prevailing Winds

•   Stacking Effect

Solar Orientation

•   South Facing Buildings

•   Elongation Along East / West Axis

•   Horizontal Shading Along South Face

•   Vertical Shading Along West Face

•   Daylight Harvesting

ACTIVE SYSTEMS

HIGH-PERFORMANCE CURTAIN WALL

PUBLIC SPACES THAT ENHANCE OUR

ENVIRONMENT

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