Thermally Active Surfaces in Architecture: 2008 RFP & 2009 Upjohn Research Grants

Dec 01, 2011

This body of research focuses on the new role of thermally active surfaces in architecture in our work towards low-to-no energy consumption buildings. The Upjohn grant has significantly accelerated the production of the first book manuscript that combines parallel strains of research related to thermally active surfaces: the documentation and illustration of the physiological and thermodynamic basis of thermally active surfaces, the elucidation of changes and amendments to professional practice and the building industry implied with this technique, ten case studies that focus on the illustration/documentation on the systems, performance, and constructability of each project of these case studies. This report summarizes the book and its organization that documents the multi-faceted strains of research on thermally active surfaces.

Kiel Moe (Northeastern University)
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The American Institute of Architects

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