Human comfort is in primary consideration of performance-oriented architectural design. In the case of thermal comfort, continuous change of natural and man-made external and internal parameters at different scales creates the necessity of dynamic response. Being designed for generating solutions, air conditioning systems controlling separated inner spaces were a significant method until today. In light of conducted methods such as optimization through computational fluid dynamics and natural ventilation rate calculations, this dissertation suggests wind-induced cross ventilation as better alternative in manipulating interior microclimates in response to occupancy fluxes. The argument presented here investigates an envelope generated through evolutionary form-finding and is overlaid with a dynamic component system which together delivers a holistic performance-driven architecture.
Team: Cagla Gurbay (MSc,TR), Yemin Ma (MSc, CH), Prajish Vinayak (MArch, IN) and Jinjing Yu (MArch, CH) 
Program Director: Michael Weinstock
Tutors: Michael Weinstock, George Jeronimidis, Evan Greenberg, Angelos Chronis
Work: concept and design development, 3d modelling & visualisation
Date: 29 April- 20 September 2013 - Academic Work - Architectural Association, MSc.
Tools: Rhinoceros 5, Python Scripting Language, Processing Scripting Language, Arduino, ANSYS CFX (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and Stranf 7 (Finite Element Analysis, )Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CNC Fabrication
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