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Nature as a Fundamental base for an Architectural Design, How we set basic base to Design Architectural Envelope Inspired by Sustainable Features of Leaf

Author Affiliations

  • 1Damascus University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architectural Design, Syria
  • 2Damascus University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architectural Design, Syria

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 5, Issue (7), Pages 21-27, July,26 (2016)


Proceeding from the idea that nature is morphing to adapt with its environment, transformability in nature is a strategy For Adaption. Architecture is able to breathe and grow as plants. The field of this specialization is called breathing and living architecture. Designing an external envelope for the building, which is able to breathe through the organization of domestic environmental quality factors of architectural space (temperature and humidity) is very important especially when it is working to organize the necessary lighting for space according to function and requirements of the occupants, and in the same time concludes the construction of the amount of carbon dioxide. Today the concept of \\\\\\\"breathing building\\\\\\\" should be implemented as a design strategy to achieve more adaptively and responsively against extreme climate changes, through the invention and providing architectural elements which also are high-tech sensitive to these climate changes, and able through this sensitivity to design an internal space appropriate with the activity and comfortable for the occupant.


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