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Facade Study Curvable Plywood

250 sheets of Curvable Plywood have been arrived at IaaC from our wood supplier RADISA.   read more


Researchers visit Finnforest Merk Factory

Solar House research director Daniel Ibanez, researcher Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan visited Finnforest Merk Factory in Aichach, Germany to discuss final production of all structural pieces.

Research director Daniel Ibanez, researcher Minnie Jan and Finnforest Ulrich Müller checking CNC cut LVL piece

Solar House structure is composed of over 1500 pieces which are milled from 2.5m x 12m LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) panel.   read more


Researchers finalizing the structural model
Solar House is at the final step of the preparing structure files to be fabricated digitally.   read more

Solar House Fabrication Seminar 2

Director Vicente Guallart and IaaC master students discuss the fabrication of Solar House.   read more


Solar House Fabrication Seminar First Day

Solar House Fabrication Seminar has started with the brief introduction of Solar House by faculty Rodrigo Rubio to Master Students.   read more


Insulation Test: BKN System

FabLab House research team has chosen BKN system as the house insulation material.   read more


Solar house mock-up to be covered by Giscosa EPDM

Joseph Lluis Puig from Giscosa, one of Solar/FabLab House partners, came to IaaC to demonstrate Giscosa’s EPDM on full scale mock-up.   read more


Solar House researchers visit HP Spain

IaaC Solar House research directors Daniel Ibanez and Rodrigo Rubio, researcher Minnie Jan and Daisuke Nagatomo, visit HP Spain to see their latest printing technologies for the future collaboration with FabLab House.

HP Latex Inks can print on almost any medium

HP Latex print on glass door

HP Latex printing in action

HP Latex Inks dry immediately and print 1200dpi

HP Latex technology can print on a door

Lecture about Latex technologies by HP

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Process of making 1:9 final design model

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Structural meeting with Diego Velayos from XST Arquitectural Estructural

Solar house team had meeting with Diego Velayos, structural engineer from XST Arquitectural Estructural about finalizing the structural system for the house.

Diego Velayos shows structural calculation of Fablab House

Discussion about structural system

Structural model of the house

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FabLab House Structure full size mock-up building process

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1:1 Sectional House Prototype

Solar house researchers finished construction of full scale mock-up of sectional house prototype at IaaC.

COMPLETION OF SECTIONAL MODEL

COMPLETION OF SECTIONAL MODEL

CONNECTION OF RIB AND BEAM

CONNECTION OF RIB AND BEAM

SECURING THE JOINTS

SECURING THE JOINTS

CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

FIRST PART OF RIB BEING LIFTED

FIRST PART OF RIB BEING LIFTED

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Structural Model Study
The production methodology of the FabLab House is based on the simple principle that all of the structural components can be manufactured from a 1220 x2440 plywood panel produced here in the FabLab at IaaC, or at any other Fablab around the world for that matter.   read more

la Casa Project

La Casa project…. it will be our house for next 9 months to do intensive research for FabLab House.   read more


Average Daily Temperature

DATOS MENSUALES PARA 1 AÑO
LOCALIZACIÓN > MADRID, ESPAÑA
FUENTE > WEATHER MANAGER
average-daily-temperature

ARQUITECTURA y ESTRUCTURA
Una envolvente de geometría rotunda y adaptada al curso solar de verano defiene todos los componentes proyectuales del prototipo.   read more


Average Annual Radiation

RADIACIÓN MEDIA ANUAL
RADIACIÓN MEDIA PARA UN DIA EN LA SEMANA DE COMPETICIÓN 1-7 JUNIO 2009
RADIACIÓN en w·h/m2

average-annual-radiation-02

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Annual and Daily Radiation

RADIACIÓN MEDIA ANUAL
RADIACIÓN MEDIA PARA UN DIA EN LA SEMANA DE COMPETICIÓN 1-7 JUNIO 2009
RADIACIÓN en w·h/m2
annual-and-daily-radiation

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Shadow Studies

SOMBRAS DIARIA PARA UN DIA EN LA SEMANA DE COMPETICIÓN
shadow-study

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Direct Solar Radiation

DATOS POR SEMANAS PARA 1 AÑO
LOCALIZACIÓN > MADRID, ESPAÑA
FUENTE > WEATHER MANAGER
direct-solar-radiation
SUMMARIO SEMANAL
RADIACIÓN SOLAR DIRECTA (W/m2)
madrid – esp

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Annual Temperature

DATOS POR SEMANAS PARA 1 AÑO
LOCALIZACIÓN > MADRID, ESPAÑA
FUENTE > WEATHER MANAGER
annual-temperature
SUMMARIO SEMANAL
TEMPERATURA MEDIO (ºC)
madrid – esp

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Wind Speed

DATOS POR SEMANAS PARA 1 AÑO
LOCALIZACIÓN > MADRID, ESPAÑA
FUENTE > WEATHER MANAGER
wind-speed
RESUMEN SEMANAL
VELOCIDAD MEDIA VIENto (km/h)
madrid – esp

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Cloud Density

DATOS POR SEMANAS PARA 1 AÑO
LOCALIZACIÓN > MADRID, ESPAÑA
FUENTE > WEATHER MANAGER

cloud-density
RESUMEN SEMANAL
NUBES EN EL CIELO (%)
madrid – esp

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CARTAS SOLARES

optimal-orientation
ORIENTACIÓN OPTIMA
madrid – esp

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Relative Humidity

relative-humidity

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Thermic Inertion and Evaporative Heat Loss

POR ENFRIAMIENTO EVAPORATIVO
POR INERCIA TÉRMICA + EVAPORACIÓN NOCTURNA
thermic-inercion
ÁBACO PSICROMÉTRICO
enfriamiento evaporativo
madrid – esp

evaporative-heat-loss
ÁBACO PSICROMÉTRICO
inercia térmica +
evaporación nocturna
madrid – esp

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