Discussion Handout 13 Optional Worksheet 5

Discussion Handout - ARC 308 Architecture and Society 00495 00470 TA Emily Ray [email protected] Spring 2011 Discussion Handout#13 OPTIONAL

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ARC 308 Architecture and Society 00495 & 00470 Spring 2011 TA: Emily Ray [email protected] Discussion Handout #13 OPTIONAL WORKSHEET REVIEW 5 THERMAL DELIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE 1. In the first chapter, Necessity , Lisa Heschong gives several examples of microclimate. Name four examples of microclimates (pages 3-8): a. b. c. d. 2. What does the term “vernacular” mean (page 8)? 3. Define the following terms used by Heschong: a. Heat capacity: b. Thermal mass: c. Solar radiation: d. Thermal radiation: e. Thermal reradiation: 4. Explain how the primitive builders of the desert and the tropics used forms and materials that effectively moderated prevailing climatic conditions (pages 8-9): a. Desert: b. Tropics: 5. Why was the Franklin Stove a revolutionary reinvention of the traditional fire-heated chimney (page 14)?
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6. What does Heschong mean by the term “comfort zone” (pages 15-17)? 7.
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Discussion Handout - ARC 308 Architecture and Society 00495 00470 TA Emily Ray [email protected] Spring 2011 Discussion Handout#13 OPTIONAL

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