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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 4, April 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Modelling Of Ecological Regenerative Nest For Special Children (ERNS) Using Regenerative And Bio-Mimicry Concepts

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Vighnesh R, Moun Karthick T



Regenerative concepts, Bio-mimicry, Rural technology, Low Embodied energy materials.



The building design must include tracing the sun-path and wind rose for the correct orientation, use locally available materials for lesser energy consumption and have low environmental impact throughout the design life. Regenerative design coupled with Bio-mimicry concepts is an idea that was used in this study to identify low embodied energy materials for modelling an Ecological Regenerative Nest for Special Children (ERNS). Homes were planned in a circular form and the fenestration was oriented using the natural conditions. The entire plan included community consisting of hostels housing four categories of special children, school for the disabled children, pipe layouts for drinking water and sewage. The materials, which were used for planning ERNS, were regenerative in nature, meaning they can be reused after its design life. The capacitive insulation of these materials will help in reducing the operational energy and the impact on the environment..



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