Spatial zoning


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Zoning different part of the building is in order to interpret better lighting and thermal performance lower annual energy consumption.

For the diagram above, you can see i mainly divided the parts into four zones. Red as a zone that always have human flow, such as the vertical circulation around the building and also the retail. Contemparary flow in certain time period, the area that will have people inside but not all the time, human flow will suddenly increase or decrease in different time of the day. Outdoor spaces which is in green dots, these are the spaces that do not require energy. and at last the least being used area, which is the basement, mainly contain of mechanical equipments which is very unlikely to have large human flow at any time.