Green Industrial House, Vietnam – Dubbed the Green Industrial House, this wood and metal home comes complete with aerated walls, large overhangs, double-ventilated facade, ceiling fans, and an adjustable facade that can open and close to control light and ventilation. Inside, the house has a spacious, contemporary feel with lots of natural light.
Green Office Building, Vietnam – The T3 team designed its own Green Office building in downtown Saigon using bioclimatic principles. The architecture firm enjoys wood fixtures, a roof made of palm leaves, overhanging eaves to protect from the city's blazing sun, and a tranquil pond as a center piece.
Bioclimatic apartment buildings, Vietnam – This community housing project in Ho Chi Minh City provides naturally ventilated rooms and and sun protection to help residents save money on energy costs.
Bioclimatic apartment buildings, Vietnam – Thanks to natural ventilation towards the ceiling, the housing stays cool all day -- even on the upper levels.
Green Resort Bagan, Myanmar – A green hotel under construction in Bagan, this eco-friendly address features a green roof, natural ventilation, sun protection, as well as lots of lush greenery and water fixtures to promote cooling.
Green Hotel, Cambodia – The 550-room hotel in Cambodia centers around a spacious garden and pond. To keep the rooms cool, the hotel features sun screens, a double-ventilated roof, and open corridors.
KOKOIS Concept Store, Vietnam – Originally a warehouse in Ho Chi Minh City, KOKOIS Concept Store was renovated to minimize the use of air-conditioning with natural ventilation, palm leaf insulation and ceiling fans to circulate air.
KOKOIS Concept Store, Vietnam – KOKOIS Concept Store bring lots of plant life inside to keep things feeling cool and fresh.
KOKOIS Concept Store, Vietnam – The store is home to a cafe, lounge and retail shop.
Shanghai Natural History Museum – The building provides air-conditioning in gallery areas to protect the artwork form humidity, but operates automated windows and skylights to naturally ventilate public areas.
Shanghai Natural History Museum – The museum also installed a geothermal heat pump, which reduces heating needs by 86.2%. Overall, the museum saves 15% on energy consumption compared to a standard-design museum.
Ecosistema Urbano Air Tree, Shanghai – Spanish firm Ecosistema Urbano erected an "Air Tree", which lets passersby can take refuge in "self-sufficient climatic comfort" that's 46-50 degrees Fahrenheit (8-10ºC) cooler than the rest of the street in summer.
Ecosistema Urbano Air Tree, Shanghai – The structure aims to make the outdoor climate more comfortable, harnessing principle of bioclimatic architecture such as natural air flow and orientation.
Ecosistema Urbano Air Tree, Shanghai – The experimental piece of "urban furniture" uses of a mix of wind turbines, natural ventilation, and solar-protected layers.