U7, Sustainability in architecture

The Atrium, offices building in Canada

Healthy buildings

There is a direct relationship between buildings and human health. 

Buildings affect us psychologically. some features such as proportions and colours have an impact on our mental health.  

In addition to that, buildings can suffer sick building syndrome. This can cause illnesses to the inhabitants of the buildings when this is not in good conditions. 

Climate – human beings

Some factors directly affect our comfort: temperature, radiation, airflow and humidity 


Bioarchitecture, minimizes the negative impacts of constructions. Some constructive solutions are: Control of the microclimate, adequate orientation, typology that favors natural ventilation…

People´s pavillion in Eindhoven