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Hybridization Between Form And Energy In Architecture

Ar. Nausheen Fatima


Technological advancements have reached in every sector, including architecture, using it in the right way can lead to great results. The fallacy of energy efficient building being more commoditized than being sustainable should be eliminated, and for energy efficient buildings one may also opt for vernacular technologies fused with optimal advanced technologies. Architecture is becoming a commodity and the essence is getting lost somewhere, architecture and technology may complement each other only when used aptly. Shaping a building through technological influences or vice versa is one prime and initial object in architecture, which is overlooked by the designers. Using the right tools at the right time for the right ideas is what we need today to deliver an energy efficient yet vernacular building form.


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