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PENS - 210: Renewable energy and solar architecture in

Sustainable development of Renewable energy production for Innovative built infrastructure for

the town and landscape of DAVOS


“Ingredients�: environment architecture civil engineering economy new technology cost / viability natural resources urban planning functionality climate (change) business plan renewable energy building physics investment design and style risk & hazards

Hendrik Huwald, CRYOS Environmental Sciences

Michael Lehning, CRYOS Environmental Sciences

INTERDISCIPLINARY (“projeter ensemble”)

Josep Bunyesc, EXTERN Architect, Barcelona

Philippe Bélanger, EXTERN Environ. & urban economics

Giorgia Chinazzo, LIPID Building physics, thermal comfort

Luisa Pastore, LIPID Performance integrated design

Teaching, Coaching, Supervision:

Logistics: Location:


Swiss Fed. Inst. for Snow and Avalanche Research



Davos (shared rooms)

Food/meals: Half board (breakfast + dinner)


ca. (?)

Objectives and learning outcomes •  analyze and understand complex interaction of infrastructure, environment, and society •  independently develop an innovative project addressing the identified problems •  learn how to justify and defend a project with respect to concept, feasibility, and costs

Program elements •  •  •  •  • 

Various lectures on different topics Half-day excursion in Davos to visit pertinent infrastructure Definition and planning of various group projects Independent project work in groups of ca. 5 members Each group composed of representatives of all sections (SAR, SGC, SIE)

Available infrastructure and resources •  •  •  •  •  • 

Seminar rooms and work space at SLF Davos Workshop for hardware work (tech. staff for assistance) Wind tunnel facility for tests (tech. & sci. staff for assistance) Cold rooms to simulate winter climate conditions for energy-related tests Various sensor systems for measurements in buildings and environment The team of SE-07 teachers plus SLF scientific staff

Our expectations •  •  •  •  • 

Motivation, commitment, and active participation Ability and interest for interdisciplinary team work, team spirit, and collaboration Basic knowledge and skills in architecture, civil and environmental engineering Creativity, ideas, courage for innovation; critical observation and analysis Sound and complete group reports at the end of the event

Impressions from previous years:

PENS-210 Study object

Maison passive - ĂŠnergie renouvelable

Sustainable energy efficient home: passive house in mountains

Impressions from previous years: •  •  •  • 

Construction and natural landscape Sustainable systems and renewable energy Architectural design, functionality and economy Energy efficiency, lighting and comfort

Wind power on cable car and power line pylons…

Impressions from previous years: •  •  •  •  •  • 

Wind tunnel experiments Potential of wind energy production Cold room experiments Heat transfer and insulation Winter climate simulation Building physics, design, and efficiency

“Solar dam” with wind and hydro-power production

Sustainable temporary architecture: “Mobile� snow bar

Sustainable temporary architecture: Event pavilion



Renewable energy and solar architecture in Davos - PENS-210  

Semaine ENAC 2015-2016 : Projeter Ensemble

Renewable energy and solar architecture in Davos - PENS-210  

Semaine ENAC 2015-2016 : Projeter Ensemble