Design 01: Design for Comfort

Shruti Kasarekar, Elizabeth L. McCormick, J. Alstan Jakubiec, Jared Paul Landsman
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Long Description

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 8, 2017. Building Simulation 2017 brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world to share information about the state of the art in simulation tools and applications and to discuss new developments. The conference featured updates and insights regarding new research to improve simulation capabilities for advanced low-energy building systems, case studies from successful projects that demonstrate the key role that simulation plays, and ongoing efforts to enable compliance and building rating software to support radiant and other energy efficient systems.

Session Title: Design 01: Design for Comfort

Chair: Ken Hall


Inside Out: Rethinking the Comfort Paradigm
Shruti Kasarekar, Atelier Ten, USA

Analysis of Architectural Façade Elements in Tropical Climates for Daylight, Thermal Comfort and Passive Climatization
Elizabeth L. McCormick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; J. Alstan Jakubiec, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Strategies for Passive Survivability in Existing Schools
Jared Paul Landsman, Integral Group, USA; Stefan Gracik, Integral Group, USA

BS2017, building simulation 2017, building design, comfort, facades, thermal comfort, passive survivability