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A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment

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Title Introduction
 
Creator Prieto Hoces, Alejandro Ignacio
 
Description The thesis ‘COOLFACADE – Architectural integration of solar cooling strategies in the building envelope’ aims to shed light on the possibilities and constraints for architectural integration of solar cooling systems in façades, in order to support the design of climate responsive architectural products for office buildings as self-sufficient alternatives to conventional air-conditioning systems.
This first chapter introduces the topics to be addressed throughout the dissertation, stating the main research problem, aim and focus of the study. Moreover, research questions are formulated, with consequent strategy and required methods to provide comprehensive answers to the defined challenges. Finally, the impact of the thesis is discussed in terms of its scientific and societal relevance, aiming to provide new knowledge to close research gaps in the field; but most importantly striving to promote further application of environmentally friendly technologies driven by renewable energy sources in the built environment.
 
Publisher TU Delft Open
 
Date 2018-12-20
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.open.tudelft.nl/index.php/abe/article/view/3461
10.7480/abe.2018.29.3461
 
Source A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment; No 29 (2018): COOLFACADE; 1-34
A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment; No 29 (2018): COOLFACADE; 1-34
2214-7233
2212-3202
10.7480/abe.2018.29
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.open.tudelft.nl/index.php/abe/article/view/3461/3617
 
Rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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