Project Description

Renovation of school buildings in Greece under an energetic and bioclimatic point of view

2012

Objective of the thesis is the renovation of school buildings in Greece in the context of the European Promotional Program «Environment and sustainable development 2007-2013». This corporate program aims at a contribution of the Greek schools to the reduction of the CO2 – emissions. Simultaneously it leads to a transform of the schools into an educational tool, so that the students could meet the idea of sustainability.

Focusing on climate change and its impact on the natural environment, as well as the high energy consumption of the building sector in our country, the aim of the study is, after a detailed description of the current situation and the problems of the school buildings in Greece, their renovation proposal with bioclimatic criteria. The school buildings of the past are the exemplar of the renovation proposals and generally of a solution to the problems of modern building, as their design always seems to be based on the principles of sustainability and on factors such as orientation, lighting, ventilation and acoustics.

Historical Retrospection

Architectural design

1894

1926

1930

Lighting | Ventilation

1894

1894

1930