Designing Virtuous Buildings: 6 Projects that Combine Sustainability and Performance

Published Feb 25 2022 at 1:30 AM GMT
  • The clothes used by nomadic peoples in the desert (Bedouins, Berbers, Tuareg, among others) are usually dark, long and made of heavy fabric.
  • Contrary to common sense, which would recommend light, pale and short clothes for a hot climate; heavy and loose clothing favors air convection, creating a constant flow of air along the body, providing thermal comfort in arid climates.
  • When approaching energy efficiency and project performance, we will inevitably talk about its envelope, among other aspects of the project.
  • A successful solution in one location, will not always be efficient in another.



  • Published Feb 25, 2022 1:30 AM GMT