Kinetic Architecture; Renewable Energy

Authors

  • Azza Gamal Haggag Modern Academy for Engineering and Technology

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21625/archive.v2i3.347

Keywords:

Energy Consumption, Energy saving, Design Considerations, Kinetic building

Abstract

Today, architecture is one of the finest products of the creative human mind that God has given us. Its existence is a necessity which makes the aspects of human life and way of thinking balanced between endless desires and needs. This confirms the strong relationship between the architectural product and humans. This relationship is based on providing humans with their needs and it aims to find appropriate solutions to the problems facing them. Additions that can be added to the architectural product such as motion help in activating the interaction in this relationship. The movement is added to the architectural output to express a new relationship between the environment and the human who was affected by the existence of motors and its utilitarian, technical, and aesthetic issues. The research focuses on how these effects can be exploited to solve problems like energy consumption that is a main problem in the construction process.

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Published

2018-12-18

How to Cite

Haggag, A. G. (2018). Kinetic Architecture; Renewable Energy. The Academic Research Community Publication, 2(3), 75–84. https://doi.org/10.21625/archive.v2i3.347