Best Windows for Passive Solar Homes
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Best Windows for Passive Solar Homes

Introduction Passive solar homes are designed to maximize natural heat gain and natural cooling which then ideally minimizes the need for artificial heating and cooling. Therefore, windows play a crucial and fundamental role in this design strategy, allowing sunlight to enter and warm the interior during the colder months and keeping UV rays out during…

Residential Architecture Design: Creating Beautiful, Functional & Sustainable Homes       
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Residential Architecture Design: Creating Beautiful, Functional & Sustainable Homes       

Introduction Residential architecture design starts with hiring an architect, is executed through the architect’s design process, and typically results in the creation of a beautiful, functional, and sustainable custom home. The primary objective of any architect when hired to produce residential architectural design is to create spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing but to…

Apartment Building Design: Creating Sustainable, Livable, & Cost-Effective Spaces

Apartment Building Design: Creating Sustainable, Livable, & Cost-Effective Spaces

Introduction – Modern Apartment Building Design Modern apartment building design is becoming increasingly crucial as the global population grows at an unprecedented rate and urban spaces become more and more limited. In the past, apartment buildings were frequently constructed with little thought given to sustainability, livability, or cost-effectiveness. However, the current trend in modern apartment…

A Guide to Sustainable Building Design: Key Concepts & Best Practices

A Guide to Sustainable Building Design: Key Concepts & Best Practices

Architecture through Sustainable Building Design Sustainable building design has become increasingly important in the field of architecture in recent years because of the effects of climate change becoming more and more apparent. The building industry accounts for a significant proportion of global greenhouse gas emissions, and sustainable building design aims to minimize this impact as…