HDB ceiling area

Report
cell
space, automation & energy
3 conflicts
SPACE VS
COMFORT
SPACE
VS
60% feel uncomfortable with smaller
HDB apartments
COMFORT
$$$
Automation VS
cost
$$$
Automation
VS
90% are unwilling to spend excessively
on automation
cost
ENERGY VS
CONSUMPTION
ENERGY
VS
40% of electricity is spent on lighting
and
air-conditioning
CONSUMPTION
3 design strategies
OPTIMIZING SPACE
WITHOUT
compromising comfort
OPTIMIZING SPACE
WITHOUT
compromising comfort
90%
lights, fans, air-conditioning
of HDB ceiling area is
unused.
INCLUDE AUTOMATION
WITHOUT
unnecessary cost
INCLUDE AUTOMATION
WITHOUT
unnecessary cost
common
smartphones
technology
INCLUDE AUTOMATION
WITHOUT
unnecessary cost
common
smartphones
technology
OFF
saving
electricity bill
UTILIZE ENERGY
WITHOUT
excessive consumption
UTILIZE ENERGY
WITHOUT
excessive consumption
a combined
energy-saving
light-ventilation product
background & precedent research
LED lighting
energy efficient, low-maintenance
natural ventilation
bernoulli’s principle, heat-driven, openings
bernoulli’s principle + venturi effect
EXISTING CONCRETE CEILING
wind
AIR vent
To opposite
side of
building
New CEILING
WINDOW
ROOM
Water pipe
Arrows
indicate
air flow
bladeless ceiling fan
convection air flow
exhale ceiling fan
ideation
automated, adjustable,
energy-saving ceiling
enhance lighting
shape-bending to reflect light
air vent throughout using pressure difference
improved ventilation
enhance lighting
shape-bending to reflect light
air vent throughout using pressure difference
improved ventilation
enhance lighting
shape-bending to reflect light
efficient cooling
lowered ceiling to reduce cooling space
automation
auto-adjusting
auto-off
smartphone control
bringing you to the
wavelength of modern living

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