Climate-Responsive Passive Design Strategies for Tropical High Density Housing
Designer: Prof Oliver Heckmann, Prof J. Alstan Jakubiec, Max Doelling, Vedashree Jathar, Ramkumar Thambiraj
Client: Singapore University of Technology and Design
This winning entry establishes an evidence-based typology that provides designers with a knowledge base about how to effectively design low-energy, passive architecture in the tropics. It identifies climate-responsive layout strategies and adapts them to be applicable for stacked floor plan layouts in high-density tropical contexts such as Singapore.