Authors/Contributors

Cristina Alonso

Document Type

Thesis, Senior

Publication Date

Spring 2009

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

Puerto Rico, residencial design, wooden pallets, recycled material, passive design, sustainability

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture | Environmental Design

Description/Abstract

"The construction of single-family housing units will prodive an opportunity to design using recycled materials. This thesis seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of the unit's performance in a tropical climate, through means of passive cooling; in particular the promotion of comfort ventilation during the daytime."

Additional Information

Advisors: Daniel de Riva / Bruce Coleman

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