Gallery: Team Andalucian’s Patio 2.12 House Places First in Energy Effi...

Taking inspiration from a classic Andalucian design for keeping water fresh in a ceramic jug, the team used this theory to keep the interior cool without relying on resource intensive air-conditioning. In the heat, the ceramics perspire and the cavity cools, but in the cold, the perspiration stops and the ceramic acts as added insulation. On touching the walls, we can confirm they were cool to the touch!

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