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Axiomatic design approach for the conceptual design of sustainable buildings

Marchesi, Marianna, Fernandez, J, Matt, D and Kim, S-G 2014. Axiomatic design approach for the conceptual design of sustainable buildings. Presented at: The 8th International Conference on Axiomatic Design, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 Sept 2014. Published in: Mourao, A and Gonclaves-Coelho, A eds. Proceedings of the Eigth International Conference on Axiomatic Design (ICAD 2014). Monte de Caparica, Portugal:

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Abstract

Architectural design needs systematic approaches to manage complexity in the early design process stage and to address sustainable building requirements. Architects often use previous experiences and knowledge to stimulate the early conjecture of possible solutions repeatedly until a satisfactory solution is defined. Possible use of an engineering design framework such as Axiomatic Design (AD) is studied with a case study on a small sustainable house design. High-level requirements are defined and decomposed into a manageable set of requirements. This study shows the potentialities of applying AD to support the initial architect’s decision-making activity for the development of sustainable solutions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
ISBN: 9780989465823
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2018 14:41
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/115282

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