Responsive Space Conditioning

Responsive Spatial Conditioning

Architecture can be seen as human's third skin which separate them from the outside world(or potentially could connect). The first first skin is their body skin which helps the process of metabolism, the second is their clothing and the third is the one that encloses the air-conditioned space. However, we can argue that if the zone of second skin be in the comfort zone(temperature and  humidity), the rigid separation between inside and outside can break. In other words, the space of occupation only needs to be air conditioned. If we become able to make the architecture, which embeds the mechanism of air conditioning, responsive to the user's occupation, then we can reduce energy consumption for conditioning the whole space.  Imagine  sets of tubes that control the temperature. they are sensitive to human's body magnetism and extend to reach the zone of user's occupation in order to exchange heat and air.
Architecture can be seen as human’s third skin which separate them from the outside world(or potentially could connect). The first first skin is their body skin which helps the process of metabolism, the second is their clothing and the third is the one that encloses the air-conditioned space.
However, we can argue that if the zone of second skin be in the comfort zone(temperature and humidity), the rigid separation between inside and outside can break. In other words, the space of occupation only needs to be air conditioned. If we become able to make the architecture, which embeds the mechanism of air conditioning, responsive to the user’s occupation, then we can reduce energy consumption for conditioning the whole space.

Imagine  sets of tubes that control the temperature. they are sensitive to human's body magnetism and extend to reach the zone of user's occupation in order to exchange heat and air the liquid inside the tubes can create temperature gradiences.
Imagine sets of tubes that control the temperature. they are sensitive to human’s body magnetism and extend to reach the zone of user’s occupation in order to exchange heat and air. the liquid inside the tubes can create temperature gradiences.

The Metamorphic Capsule

In 1991, the Metamorphic Capsule was imagined as the "first construction whose form and space can be manipulated by use of electromagnets." It's basically an amorphous, magnetic fabric blob that can be repositioned by adjusting the surrounding electromagnetic armature.  Now imagine that source electromagnetic is human; therefore, the space can be manipulated by presence of human. What if this amorphous space is also the heating and cooling resource and because of it attraction to human body transfers the heat faster.
In 1991, the Metamorphic Capsule was imagined by John Johansen as the “first construction whose form and space can be manipulated by use of electromagnets.”
It’s basically an amorphous, magnetic fabric blob that can be repositioned by adjusting the surrounding electromagnetic armature.
Now imagine that source electromagnetic is human; therefore, the space can be manipulated by presence of human. What if this amorphous space is also the heating and cooling resource and because of it attraction to human body transfers the heat faster.

 

Channeling Conditioned-Air

Rather than conditioning air and enclosing it inside insulated building envelop, is it possible to get advantage of the dynamicity of hot/cool air and place the occupiable spaces in between a channeling network that is closed loop?
Rather than trapping conditioned air inside  insulated building envelop, is it possible to get advantage of the dynamicity of hot/cool air and place the occupiable spaces in between a channeling network of air flow that is a closed loop? Imagine a fan coil system network that is sensitive to human energy and pushes air out where the user steps. The other part of channel sucks the air in and whether store it or channel it to other occupied spaces. The fans inside the channels help pushing air out and pulling air in.

Bladeless Fan

One of the inspiring devices that I have faced is Bladeless Fan that has a small fan embedded in its lower part which sucks the air in and channel it out through the circular tube and smoothly pushes the air out. This system could be taken further and be applied to a bigger channeling network.
One of the inspiring devices that I have faced is Bladeless Fan that has a small fan embedded in its lower part which sucks the air in and channel it out through the circular tube and smoothly pushes the air out. This system could be taken further and be applied to a bigger channeling network.
To achieve the main purpose, which has been bluring the boundary between interiority and exteriority, there can be other architectural techniques. A set of strips which opens up and regulate radiant heating/cooling as the user pass through could be
To achieve the main purpose, which has been bluring the boundary between interiority and exteriority, there can be other architectural/mechanical techniques which regulate the temperature as the user pass through.

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