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Heat-dispersing Bricks

Redesign of the traditional Clay brick with an irregular cross section that allows ventilation to pass through the brick, reducing the amount of heat that enters the interior of the building. The worldwide rise in the need for housing demands sustainable architecture. • This design will: • Reduce thermal discomfort to minimize use of climate control devices. • Address the lack of new sustainable energy solutions in construction that are available to everyone. • Decrease the amount of installation materials, finishes and construction time. • Promote the clay industry through design, taking advantage of manpower, adjacent primary materials and traditional industrial systems.
Award Categories:
Energy & Power
Award Year:
2017
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Heat-dispersing Bricks

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