Day 2, Session Block A

08:30 Responsive and Adaptive Building Skins

Chair: Omar Renteria, EYP, New York, USA

Self-aware façades within evolving networks
  • Façade as self-aware, communicative organism
  • Targeted, networked façade design and assembly
  • Ongoing and purposeful design

Omar Renteria, EYP, New York, USA

Autoreactive façade components in an open cladding system
  • Adaptive materials
  • Design strategies to integrate adaptive materials into the building skin
  • Autoreactive sun-shading and ventilation

Philipp Molter, Technical University Munich, Germany

Design of sustainable adaptive building skins with LCA
  • Optimization of building skins design
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a design tool
  • LCA key factors for adaptive façades

Manuela Crespi, Dep. PDTA, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Active, passive or interactive? Human-building interactive façade system for behavioral change of occupants
  • Responsive and interactive building skins: concept and challenges
  • Controllability of façade elements to enhance comfort and well­being
  • Integrated concept of building elements and building occupants

Qianning Zhang, National University of Singapore

Brief Presentations

Design and evaluation of architectural shapes in extreme environments

Lenka Kormanikova, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia

10:00 Coffee Break