slicing Heat Pixels

slicing Heat Pixels2

New typology of sunlight dormitory in subtropical area

ACADEMIC PROJECT
INDIVIDUAL
2009 
3rd-year 
core studio design 
ADVISOR: Ya shi chong 
LOCATION: Cheng Kung University Campus 
Dong District,Tainan Taiwan 
PROGRAM: Dormitory, Plaza 
WITH: Personal

In subtropical Taiwan, sunlight is always an enemy to interior thermal condition, which force subtropic architects to use wall and shell to prevent it; on the other hand, people will live in this dark environment, dreaming eliminate such solid wall. This proposal provides a new concept to resolve this dilemma, using white glasses facade and “thermal cushion space” to split heat outside and keep the visible light in interior space. This new typology will make sunlight penetrate into interior smoothly without heat. In addition, the design slices volume into three pieces and arrange them to form a vertical garden passage which renders outer light penetrate into inner social space.

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