Architecture: The Art of Integration

Marco Sala


Bioclimatic Technologies and sustainable design approach can be applied in the transformation of the natural and built environment at any operational scale. The application of bioclimatic technologies must complete with the conditions of the environment, in relation to the prevalent objectives to be achieved, such reduction of energy consumption, improving both winter and summer comfort, improving visual comfort and natural lighting, indoor comfort and indoor air quality, as well the sustainable use of water resources


Sustainability, technology, energy, retrofitting, integration

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