Articulation, space and sustainability a report on diploma student projects at the Technion, Israel

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Abstract

This paper reports on recent final-year undergraduate projects completed at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. The final-year studio, which followed the conceptual framework of Research-Based Design, was entitled 'Articulation, Space, and Sustainability', and focused on the adaptation of the Israeli built environment through the articulation of a responsive architectural language. The paper uses four student projects for demonstrating the challenges and opportunities involved in the application of environmental research-based design in projects of undergraduate architecture students. The process of learning in these projects, beyond the traditional qualitative focus on design outcomes, demonstrate the pedagogic value of a generative learning process that is based on quantitative indicators and aims to equip future architects with new design tools urgently needed for pushing the local common practice in Israel towards its responsive phase.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 33rd PLEA International Conference
Subtitle of host publicationDesign to Thrive, PLEA 2017
EditorsLuisa Brotas, Sue Roaf, Fergus Nicol
Pages2379-2386
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780992895754
StatePublished - 2017
Event33rd International on Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference: Design to Thrive, PLEA 2017 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 Jul 20175 Jul 2017

Publication series

NameProceedings of 33rd PLEA International Conference: Design to Thrive, PLEA 2017
Volume2

Conference

Conference33rd International on Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference: Design to Thrive, PLEA 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period2/07/175/07/17

Keywords

  • Environmental design education
  • Integrated Environmental design
  • Performance based design
  • Research-based design
  • Sustainable design language

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

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