Visual comfort-based methods for building envelopes design

  • Type: seminar
  • Time:

    Tu. 14:00 - 15:30

  • Start: April 2023
  • Lecturer:

    Dr. Sepulveda Luque Abel

  • ECTS: 2
  • Lv-No.: 1720566
  • Information:




The course deals with the topic of indoor comfort in the built environment, presenting requirements and methodologies for the design of facade systems able to ensure proper levels of visual comfort. The students attending this course are expected to learn how different functions in terms of solar access and daylight provision can influence building facades during early design stages of the design process.

Module grade calculation: The module grade is the grade of the examination of another type.

Competence Certificate: Examination of another type in the form of project presentations.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Grasshopper for Rhinoceros

Annotation (if necessary with compulsory excursion): None



In-class time: Lecture, Exercises, Dedicated office hours: 28 h

Self-study: Preparation/follow-up, Project work 32 h