Bioclimatic Architecture

Introduction to Bioclimatic Architecture

“Bioclimatic Architecture”, the term of environment friendly architecture has been mention in various phrases such as bioclimatic, green architecture or eco-friendly architecture. The meanings and definitions of it available are numerous whereas it simply means designing-using nature to the user’s benefit.

The primary focus and start of a green design should be least consumption of present world’s non -renewable resources. The use of renewable resources such as wind, water and sun can be optimized and shall prove cost effective in the long run.

The new terms apart, the concept has existed for time immemorial. The traditional and customary architectural features show the use of nature in the most apt way. On a basic note, they used the wind to ventilate through the built structure, sun for lighting, water for cooling and so on, thus saving on present day crushing mechanisms like air conditioners and other electricity drainers.

to be continued…

Guneet Singh Khurana
Ar. Guneet Singh Khurana is a visionary architect, author and currently working in Design Arch as Principal Architect. He holds B.Arch degree from Department of Architecture, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. His creative approach and interest in designing inspired him to pursue future in architecture. He has an extensive experience in the field of architecture and urban design. He is the founder of Archistudent.net (a resource portal dedicated to providing information and knowledge to the growing community of architecture, interior design, landscape and planning). He is recipient of the PAFE Award for excellence in the field of Environment friendly architecture and University Scholarship for excellence in academics.

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  • May 13, 2011

    VelvetMagazineME

    you are making a very interesting point… Keep it up!

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