Facade Responsive to Solar Radiation

This exercise attempts to respond to solar radiation using mutual shading in the facade and variable aperture size, to minimise heat gain. The facade in the given design faces south and the variation & analysis is done using grasshopper .


Link to Project video.




Grasshopper definition.



Studio SO.3

Student: Shruti Jalodia


Faculty :Rodrigo Aguirre and Aldo Sollazzo.

Developed at MAA1 in 2017-2018 by:


Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia