Improving Window Selection: A New Workflow and Tool for Architects/Engineers

Improving Window Selection: A New Workflow and Tool for Architects/Engineers

By Huishan He (MDes ’16), Rufei Wang (MDes ’16); advised by Holly Samuelson, Panagiotis Michalatos Related Links: IBPSA Paper; Project Stasio Window selection greatly influences a building’s…

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Visualising view, daylight, and energy: A window design workflow for architects in early design

Visualising view, daylight, and energy: A window design workflow for architects in early design

By Wenting Li (MDes ’19); advised by Holly Samuelson Daylighting and view are often the two most appreciated functions of a window, but existing window…

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The Humid Threshold:  Cooling hot, humid climates via membrane dehumidification

The Humid Threshold: Cooling hot, humid climates via membrane dehumidification

By Pamela Cabrera; Advised by Jonathan GrinhamThe thesis centers on the design of a membrane screen for cooling hot, humid climates via dehumidification. Humidity drives the…

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The Vulnerability of Potable Water with Climate Change in Miami-Dade

The Vulnerability of Potable Water with Climate Change in Miami-Dade

by Pamela Cabrera (MDes ’19) An article based on this research was published on Bloomberg Businessweek in August 2018. The environmental exposure to Miami’s drinking water, once…

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Living Conservation

Living Conservation

by Mary Catherine Miller (MDes ’17) Prominent ecologists and biologists have published extensively on the power of movement in plants,  yet landscape architects tend to…

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