Posts Tagged ‘Loghman Azar’

Advancing the application of renewable energy in architecture

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

This article outlines a two-tier design approach that can assist architects to achieve their goal of a Net Zero Energy building. The first stage is to reduce the overall operating energy demand of the building; and the second is to replace traditional energy derived from fossil fuels with energy from renewable sources. Recent technological advances are making renewable energy options more attractive, both in terms of output and cost recovery.

By Loghman Azar

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Sir Sandford Fleming College

Monday, November 13th, 2006

Addition combines passive and technical environmental performance

Visible structure is part of a learning centred approach to design, and supports environmental goals by eliminating finishing materials.

by Loghman Azar

The Applied Computing and Engineering Sciences (ACES) building is a 50,000 s.f. addition to an existing 1960s building, in which the highly visible sustainable components and systems are part of a new ‘learning-centred’ approach to educational facility design. (more…)