Hygroscopic Climatic Modulated Boundaries

Jan 01, 2010

This article discusses potential characteristics of a passive-active building envelope system in hot and humid climates. The article discusses theoretical functioning of a system that extracts water from vapor and uses hygroscopic solution for dehumidification.

keywords: biomimetics, building envelope, building facade, computational design, computational control, humidity, hygroscopic, renewable resources

Author: 
Marionyt Tyrone Marshall, Assoc. AIA, NOMA, ACADIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will)
Periodical: 
Perkins+Will Research Journal
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Perkins+Will
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