Energy Modeling, Complex building systems, dynamic systems, behavioral cues, behavioral model, parametric model, analysis software, plugins, grasshopper, results
Complex/dynamic systems and technologies
are gaining traction in architecture, but accurate
analysis and simulation of conflicting dynamic
systems within a building model has yet to be
achieved. Most ideas of analysis and simulation
revolve around a set process: model one instance
of a building (i.e. without changing parameters)
and analyze in a separate program. The use of a
parametric base for analysis/simulation plugins,
as well as an easily manipulatable and responsive
model would not only further the accuracy of
testing the effects of multiple dynamic systems, but
become a new tool that merges model, behavior,
analysis and simulation to strive for efficient
implementation of these technologies and act
as a platform for testing systems’ compensation
for introduced variables (bio-responsiveness,
enviro-responsiveness, manipulability, systemresponsiveness).
My method for testing this system
utilizes Grasshopper, which excels at: providing a
base for parametric plugins linking ‘static’ software,
using data trees for complex behavioral modeling,
and easing the manipulability of a parametric
model. This method for analysis and optimization
would facilitate the efficient implementation of
dynamic/advanced/sustainable technologies in any
number of building typologies.
Rogler, Kurt, "Energy Modeling and Implementation of Complex Building Systems" (2014). Architecture Thesis Prep. 259.
Syracuse School of Architecture Thesis Prep
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