10.45 Design Methods for Sustainable, High-performance Façades

Chair: Anders Nereim, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA

Methodology and evaluation of wind energy harvesting devices integrated into buildings
  • Design methodology for integration and design of energy harvesting device
  • Classification and comparison of building-integrated wind harvesting devices
  • Evaluating performance of building-integrated wind harvesting devices

David Serero, Serero Architectes Urbanistes, Paris, France

High performance skin meets a dramatic climatic environment
  • Low-tech modular approach for a high performance monolithic skin
  • Balanced approach to passive and user controlled comfort with natural lighting and ventilation
  • Designing a low-impact, sustainable and recyclable building skin that protects, insulates and breathes

Randy McGee, ZGF Architects LLP, Portland, USA

Facing the building façade’s growing complexity: the work of Peter Zumthor
  • Façades as a complex system with multiple layers and specific requirements
  • The legacies of Semper and Viollet-Le-Duc

Jean-Sébastien Mouthuy, University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Brussels, Belgium

Brief Presentations

Assessment of envelope requirements in the Egyptian energy conservation code

Sally Eldeeb, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt

Global Passive Building Council

Guenther Gantioler, Passive House Institute Italy

eHome - A franchise model for passive house

Fabio Baldo, AAKHON, Italy

12:30 Lunch