passive lab home is a mission by RAD+ar that seeks to show sustainability throughout the context of tropical indonesia. positioned in kecamatan serpong utara, the experimental prototype employs quite a lot of passive design methods throughout a spacious three-story dwelling.
the fragmented façade permits residents to take pleasure in most backyard publicity with out compromising their privateness
photographs © william sutanto
RAD+ar‘s fundamental idea was to cut back the interior microclimate by 4°C whereas sustaining airflow via the home. step one on this passive design might be seen on the elevational remedy. the façades are designed to reduce direct daylight and maximize privateness. nonetheless, views from inside are nonetheless ensured by controlling the angle of the openings.
floating concrete partitions meet air strain from the swimming pool
the secondary façade acts as the primary layer towards photo voltaic radiation. a buffer area between the concrete panels and huge glass openings prevents warmth from getting into the liveable rooms. in addition to operate, the stark brutalism of the concrete construction additionally serves as a clean canvas for shadowplay from the encircling vegetation, leading to an ever-changing façade expertise.
view of the double-height buffer area
the buffer area between the concrete panels and glass additionally acts as a transition space between private and non-private. residents can take pleasure in balconies and swimming swimming pools which might be contained inside these components of the constructing. this design technique additionally gives welcome shade and panoramic vantage factors to the plush backyard, all of the whereas remaining cleverly hid from the surface.
the primary circulation additionally acts as a wind chimney
a inexperienced roof is utilized to maximise rainwater harvesting, which is recycled for irrigation, whereas serving to to cut back warmth launched by commonplace concrete into the room and being built-in with a collection of skylights. every double-height room has three skylights of 30x30cm that mild the areas, guaranteeing no synthetic mild is required throughout daytime.
residents enter the home by way of a ramp
a ramp is designed on the entrance of the home, which additionally serves as private gallery for the proprietor. the ramp results in a casual dwelling space that opens up on to the swimming pool and frames the vista of the backyard. the lounge additionally acts as an area barrier between the privateness of two fundamental bedrooms. breaking with conventional flooring plans of residential tasks, the location of the lounge advantages from two sources of pure mild and the sense of sanctuary that’s created by the adjoining backyard.
because of the skylights, the circulation area doesn’t want synthetic lighting throughout the day
‘passive design lab was meant to be a easy prototype of how one might apply a all the way down to earth passive design strategy in an effort to obtain consolation with out relying a lot on synthetic/lively design for sustainability. within the ongoing unplanned urbanization, city homes are steadily suffocating, isolating, and chopping off themselves from pleasant relationships with the encircling surroundings, RAD+ar launched an answer to assist awaken to the dealing with downside, thereby making a haven inside for majority to remain in a secure place whereas embracing biophilic and tropical strategy with the up to date home, from the attitude of dwelling harmoniously with the surroundings.’ – RAD+ar
the ramp features as a private gallery to show the proprietor’s artwork
the façade is sort of a clean canvas ready to be painted by shadows of nature
view of the home from above
view of the roof
the design harvests pure mild, water, and pure air flow from high to backside
mission identify: passive lab home
location: kecamatan serpong utara, indonesia
structure agency: RAD+ar (research artistic design + architecture)
architect: antonius richard
pictures: william sutanto
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edited by: lynne myers | designboom