passive ventilation, definition of
- Passive Ventilation
Passive ventilation is a natural ventilation system that makes use of natural forces, such as wind and thermal buoyancy, to circulate fresh air to and from an indoor space.
Such passive ventilation systems work to regulate the internal air temperature as well as bring fresh air in and send stale air out.
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- Home Ventilation Techniques
Home Ventilation improves the quality of living in your home, we look at the ventilation system options available.
- Iconic Farnsworth House gets a conceptual, sustainable redesign
As a design exercise, California-based architecture firm Jeff Barrett Studio has reimagined Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Farnsworth House for the modern times with a sustainable redesign that includes onsite renewable energy and modular construction...
- Restored Georgian townhouse has rainwater-fed green roof
The Sun Rain Room is an extension and restoration of a two-story Grade-II listed townhouse designed and constructed by Tonkin Liu. Partnering with local craftspeople to complete the project, the London-based architecture firm was able to create an extension...
- MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple designs holiday retreats for an island community
Renowned for beautiful views, indigenous history and a famous golf resort, Ontario’s Bigwin Island will also soon be home to a new planned community spearheaded by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, a Halifax-based studio that won the bid for the project...
- Sasaki to transform Shanghais Hongkou Stadium with a High Line-esque park
International disciplinary planning and design firm Sasaki has unveiled designs to transform China’s first professional soccer stadium into a sustainably minded mixed-use hub focused on health and wellness...
- A cluster of wooden cabins create a serene weekend retreat in Norway
Norwegian firm Stinessen Arkitektur built this cluster of wooden cabins that peer out over the picturesque fjords of Norway. The weekend retreat is designed to provide the ultimate in relaxation, and it features extra-large glazed facades, minimalist...
- Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush
Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this timber-clad holiday home combines backcountry tradition with beautiful contemporary design. The environmentally...
- 100% solar-powered winery keeps naturally cool with cork-insulated roofs
An off-grid Spanish winery is harnessing the full power of the sun to ripen grapes and turn the fruit into wine. Local studio Munarq Arquitectes designed Son Juliana’s winery that’s entirely powered by renewable energy on the Spanish island of Majorca....
- Light-filled Compass House prioritizes low maintenance and energy savings
Toronto-based superkül architects designed a vacation home for a family of six transitioning back to Canada after living abroad. Set on the grassy plains of Mulmur, Ontario, the 4,300-square-foot dwelling is a striking all-white building that prioritizes...
- Israel's greenest building produces more energy than it consumes
Tel Aviv University's Porter School of Environmental Studies (PSES) wasn't interested in achieving the minimum LEED certification -- this building lives and breathes a dedication to the planet...
- Minimalist steel cabin floats above a rugged slope in Quebec
Located in the Eastern Townships, the Bolton Residence is built on a natural plateau just below the highest point on the site. Its minimalist gabled form is a contemporary twist on the local vernacular architecture that mostly includes steel and wooden
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