MAs. | Zero House
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Zero House

Zero house is an innovative and flexible structure based on sustainability principles and modular prefabrication techniques. It can be constructed easily on site using low cost assembly processes. Eco friendly materials and advanced low energy consumption systems are incorporated

ECOLOGIC & BIOCLIMATIC FEATURES

Location

Material selection according to the geographical & climatic features of the site.

Function

Functional Layout

South orientation enhancement

People with special needs accessibility

Orientation

Passive solar systems (large openings facing south)

Shading systems according to the orientation

Natural Lighting and Ventilation

Maximum exploitation of solar radiation and natural light

Cross natural ventilation

Optimum air-tightness of indoor spaces

Envelope materials that enable transpiration

High performance insulation materials and windows

Form & Materials

Form as a protective shell

Assembly for disassembly / Layering

Structure and form that minimize the required materials

Construction standardization for time, money & energy savings

Minimization of on-site installation and assembly works

Maximum use of local materials, recycled and recyclable materials

Use of low embodied energy materials and with low maintenance needs

Materials with augmented heat storage capacity

Color selection for optimum energy performance (solar radiation reflection, solar heat control)

Vegetation

Green walls planted with appropriate endemic vegetation

Natural cooling

Water elements used for natural cooling and microclimate improvement

Stack effect

 

Honors

Area

Year

2016

Location

Client

Private