ENERGETIC BUILDING COVER
In Solar Hemicycle
project, the houses are protected by two thermal layers: the South facade finished with a system of individual solar galleries for each house and covered with practicable Steel slats blind; and the North facade, formed by a net of courtyards flanked by the circulation corridors, protected, at the same time, by the polycarbonate panels of the building cover. According to the season of the year, these thermal layers are switched on or switched off, generating an inside air flow. During the winter sunny days, the air warmed in the galleries is impelled to the cold areas of the house. During the summer nights, on the contrary, the flow runs inversely, and the fresh air coming from the mountains is collected and distributed through the courtyards.