Lecture 5: Flows - railway stations

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Title: Lecture 5: Flows - railway stations
Author: Kohler, Niklaus
Abstract: Flows-- the transference of people, resources, information, and/or energy within a system-- has always been a crucial factor in the design of individual architectural projects, and to an even greater extent in the design of urban spaces. But as a field of academic study and as an applied design philosophy, the concept of flow is a fairly new development. In this lecture, Dr. Kohler looks at sustainability in archtiecture through the lens of flow theory. He analyzes various urban environments and individual buildings as flow systems to focus on their net environmental impact, and asks students to apply these principles to developing an input-output flow model for a proposed high-speed railway station.
Description: The fifth in a series of five lectures presented by Niklaus Kohler to the students in the UT School of Architecture Foundations of Sustainable Architecture class (ARC350R, Fall 2009). Video and accompanying slides.
Department: Architecture, School of
Subject: Railroad stations Railroads--Planning Railroads--Environmental aspects Urban transportation--Planning Buildings--performance Building performance Sustainable urban development Sustainable buildings--Evaluation Construction industry--Environmental aspects Construction industry--Energy conservation Architecture flow
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/14610
Date: 2009-10-02

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