passive lab area is a venture through RAD+ar that seeks to exhibit sustainability inside the context of tropical indonesia. situated in kecamatan serpong utara, the experimental prototype employs plenty of passive design methods throughout a spacious three-story residing.
the fragmented façade permits citizens to experience most lawn publicity with out compromising their privateness
pictures © william sutanto
RAD+ar‘s fundamental idea used to be to scale back the inner microclimate through 4°C whilst keeping up airflow thru the home. step one on this passive design will also be noticed at the elevational remedy. the façades are designed to reduce direct daylight and maximize privateness. then again, perspectives from within are nonetheless ensured through controlling the attitude of the openings.
floating concrete partitions meet air force from the swimming pool
the secondary façade acts as the primary layer in opposition to sun radiation. a buffer area between the concrete panels and massive glass openings prevents warmth from coming into the liveable rooms. in addition to serve as, the stark brutalism of the concrete construction additionally serves as a clean canvas for shadowplay from the encircling plants, leading to an ever-changing façade revel in.
view of the double-height buffer area
the buffer area between the concrete panels and glass additionally acts as a transition house between private and non-private. citizens can experience balconies and swimming swimming pools which might be contained inside of those portions of the construction. this design technique additionally supplies welcome coloration and panoramic vantage issues to the plush lawn, all of the whilst last cleverly hid from the out of doors.
the principle circulate additionally acts as a wind chimney
a inexperienced roof is implemented to maximise rainwater harvesting, which is recycled for irrigation, whilst serving to to scale back warmth launched through same old concrete into the room and being built-in with a sequence of skylights. each and every double-height room has 3 skylights of 30x30cm that mild the areas, making sure no synthetic mild is wanted all over sunlight hours.
citizens input the home by the use of a ramp
a ramp is designed on the front of the home, which additionally serves as non-public gallery for the landlord. the ramp ends up in an off-the-cuff dwelling house that opens up immediately to the swimming pool and frames the vista of the lawn. the lounge additionally acts as an area barrier between the privateness of 2 primary bedrooms. breaking with conventional flooring plans of residential initiatives, the location of the lounge advantages from two assets of herbal mild and the sense of sanctuary this is created through the adjoining lawn.
due to the skylights, the circulate area doesn’t want synthetic lights all over the day
‘passive design lab used to be supposed to be a easy prototype of ways one may practice a all the way down to earth passive design method with a view to reach convenience with out depending a lot on synthetic/lively design for sustainability. within the ongoing unplanned urbanization, city homes are regularly suffocating, separating, and reducing off themselves from pleasant relationships with the encircling atmosphere, RAD+ar presented a technique to assist awaken to the dealing with downside, thereby making a haven inside of for majority to stick in a secure position whilst embracing biophilic and tropical method with the recent area, from the viewpoint of dwelling harmoniously with the surroundings.’ – RAD+ar
the ramp purposes as a non-public gallery to show the landlord’s artwork
the façade is sort of a clean canvas ready to be painted through shadows of nature
view of the home from above
view of the roof
the design harvests herbal mild, water, and herbal air flow from best to backside
venture identify: passive lab area
location: kecamatan serpong utara, indonesia
structure company: RAD+ar (analysis inventive design + structure)
architect: antonius richard
pictures: william sutanto
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edited through: lynne myers | designboom