Detailed theoretical study of Global, Macro and Micro level Climate – Elements of climate
and its qualification – Earth energy balance – Climatic data and its interpretation – Energy balance of human and built Environment – Thermal Environment – Adaptive
model of thermal comfort and its application to sustainable design of building – Design of any type of building – hotel / commercial buildings, etc. – with the above
The detailed scope of the design project is not limited to the following
Whole building Analysis for Energy performance, Climatic Comfort & ECBC Compliance
1. Solar Analysis for optimizing Orientation, Shading and glazing areas
2. Detailed whole building thermal / Energy Simulation to achieve thermal comfort indoors
through detailed analysis. 3. GRIHA/LEED related analysis and further bio climatic considerations:
Building Analysis for Day lighting and artificial Lighting
1. Day lighting simulation for optimizing natural lighting
2. Luminance Analysis
Natural ventilation and Indoor air quality
1. CFD analysis for exterior and interior wind movements (Comparison with bio-climatic
2. Indoor air quality and air change analysis
Site Planning & Water Management
1. Design and recommendation for Erosion control & sedimentation control on site.
2. Assist on Low water Usage, Rainwater Harvesting, wastewater recycling and construction
waste usage and other waste management strategies
3. Transportation Management Strategies
4. Embodied energy calculations using online simulation tools
5. Carbon foot print analysis using online simulation tools
The project submission should be in the form of drawings, models and reports.
TOTAL: 150 PERIODS
OUTCOMES: An ability to design a building or a group of buildings with all the due considerations of
sustainable planning and design principles. Ability to use energy simulation tools and its result analysis
To balance human needs with environmental concerns in architectural design.
1. Givoni Baruch, “Passive and Low Energy Cooling of Buildings”, Van Nostrand Reinhold,
New Yord, 1994
2. Steven V szokolay, 2008, Introduction to architectural science. Taylor & Francis
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