Future Adaptability of Building Design


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Capita Symonds' Taariq Mauthoor presents Future Adaptability of Building Design, at Ecobuild 2010.

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Future Adaptability of Building Design

  1. 1. Future Adaptability of Building Design<br />Taariq Mauthoor<br />London<br />March ‘10<br />Sustainable Design Lab<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />1.0 Adaptability and Design<br />2.0 How to Make Buildings Adaptable<br />3.0 Pointers for the Future<br />
  3. 3. Why do we Need Buildings to be Adaptable and <br />How do we Provide the <br />Right Solutions for Now and the Future<br />
  4. 4. Buildings<br />When built...<br /> ...they are here to stay !!!<br />Giza - B.C 2500<br />London - A.D 1078<br />Dubai - A.D 2010<br />Right Solutions Should be Appropriate for Today<br />and More Importantly...for Tomorrow!!! <br />
  5. 5. What is Adaptability ?<br />The Ability to Adapt to Changes and Conditions in an <br /> Efficient and Effective Manner<br />
  6. 6. Adaptability in Action<br />
  7. 7. Adaptability in Action<br />An Example of Adaptability...Fast and Efficient<br />
  8. 8. Adaptable Design Influences<br />AdaptableDesign Must Address All This <br />With Minimal Energy Use<br />
  9. 9. Energy Design Principle<br />
  10. 10. So far...<br /><ul><li> Adaptability : Ability to Deal with Change
  11. 11. Design Influences: Technology, Lifestyle, Climate
  12. 12. Energy Principle: Micro-Generation Potential</li></li></ul><li>How to Design Future Adaptable Buildings<br />
  13. 13. Good Design Principles<br />Energy Design Principle<br /> Key Point : Reduce Energy Demand<br />
  14. 14. Good Design Principles<br />Dynamic Simulation Modelling<br /><ul><li>Use of Dynamic Modelling
  15. 15. Reduce Energy of Design Concepts
  16. 16. Predict Environmental Behaviour of Spaces</li></li></ul><li>Dynamic Simulation Modelling<br /><ul><li>Test Under Future Conditions
  17. 17. UKCIP09 Future Climate Data</li></ul>NaturalVentilation Solutions Should be Tested for Future Anticipated Conditions<br />
  18. 18. Dynamic Simulation Modelling<br />Mechanical ventilation with Heat Recovery Vs. Natural Ventilation<br />Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery Should be Investigated Further<br />
  19. 19. Bio-Mimicry<br />“Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are labouring in vain.”<br />Leonardo Da Vinci<br />
  20. 20. Bio-Mimicry<br />Bio-Mimicry is a Design Philosophy Inspired by Nature to Produce Sustainable Design Solutions. <br />Nature<br />Design Evolved over <br />3.8 Bn Yrs<br />Nature Design Inherently<br />Adaptable<br />Immense <br />Knowledge Base of Adaptable Design<br />
  21. 21. Bio Mimicry – East gate, Zimbabwe<br />Balance Between Artificial and Natural Light to <br />Minimise Energy and Cooling<br />
  22. 22. Swiss Re Building- London<br />Venus Flower Basket (Sponge) Euplectella Aspergillum<br />Architecture That Assists Ventilation <br />
  23. 23. Skyscraper Pod City For a Future London – Chimera Design<br />Is This the Future ?<br />
  24. 24. Micro-Generation Technologies<br />Buildings...Inspired by Nature...<br /> …Low Energy by Design<br />
  25. 25. Micro-Generation Technologies<br />Solar Thermal <br />Photovoltaic Cells<br />Micro-Hydro Turbines<br />Wind <br />Geothermal <br />
  26. 26. Summary<br /><ul><li>Reduce Energy by Design..Energy Design Principle
  27. 27. Test for Today and Tomorrow...Simulation
  28. 28. Work with Nature...Not Against It...Bio-Mimicry
  29. 29. Energy Conservation...Micro-Generation</li></li></ul><li>End Word!<br />...By Adopting These Principles…<br /> ... We Are On The Way to Providing the Right Solutions for Both Today...<br /> ...and Adaptable for Tomorrow…<br />Thank You <br />