The logic of designing in direct and rapport relationwith the climate and the physical environment seems to be such an old concept as the idea of “building” and “dwelling”. Bioclimatic is a special term and has become an independent field in contemporary architecture that studies in depth, ways of planning both single buildings and residential settlements using mild strategies and approaches of harmonic symbiosis with the environment.
This research, is a close up to the history and the evolution of bioclimatic architecture through centuries, focusing on the techniques and the theories that were embodied by humans in every day life.
The major tools, in my research, were the ancient elemental (structural) knowledge, traditional methods (vernacular) and modern technology, and the aims were to reveal the roots of what we call today bioclimatic architecture.
Through systematic and critical analysis, the essay has resulted to an explanatory comparison between theories and techniques of eastern and western patterns.