Thumbnail sketch: Six basic types of solar shading

Shading devices shield windows and other glazed areas from direct sunlight in order to reduce glare and excess solar heat gain in warm weather. Their effectiveness depends on their form and orientation relative to solar...

Passive solar design: five quick thumbnail diagrams

Passive solar heating refers to using solar energy to heat the interior space of a building without relying on mechanical devices that additional energy. Passive solar systems rely instead on the natural heat transfer processes of the...

Eco Membrane’s sketchy working details

Technical drawings can be a daunting task as well as a bore to read in a presentation format. The King's Canyon Laboratory studio required a set of working details in order to technically ground our project. This composite...