Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
‘Zephyr’ Mixed Use Development in Mandaluyong City, Philippines by Archion Architects (designed using Autodesk Revit and Adobe Photoshop)
July 13th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Archion Architects
The ‘Zephyr’ Mixed use development is a conceptual design of a High end commercial & retail space coupled with residential units above. the design is inspired by flows of air which the building harvests to power common areas in the development.
The Building is angled in a way as to maximize wind flow through the turbines as well as minimize heat gain. Though the turbines are the most visible “green” aspect of the design, many other aspects contribute to the sustainability of the design.
Technologies such as:
The project is being envisioned as part of a larger development to showcase sustainable technologies and practices that can be used without greatly affecting our lifestyles as a first step to the acceptance of sustainability in the local market.
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