Kinetic Solar Envelope Design

Authors Christina Koukelli, Arup, Alejandro Prieto, Diego Portales University, and Serdar Asut, TU Delft, address the potentials of Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) for the design of autoreactive facade systems without using additional energy. The exploration is conducted and assessed through the design of a façade system for the city of Athens that improves the indoor environment and reduces the negative impact towards the outdoor environment.

This is the personal opinion of Christina Koukelli · Alejandro Prieto · Serdar Asut and does not reflect the views of Facade Tectonics Institute.

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Christina Koukelli

Facade Engineer


Alejandro Prieto

Serdar Asut

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