20130206_Technical Research Content

 

Dip 16 (2013-2014)

Lam Kwong Kit Jerry – 06/12/2013

Technical abstract – Thermal Archipelagos

 

[Urban technology]

 

  1. Thermal transfer technology

Steam accumulator and steam engine turbine

Cascade of energy as urban planning strategy

 

  1. Thermal storage technology

High grade heat storage and molten salt heating system

Geo-thermal and heat loop system

The role of water in thermal storage

 

  1. Heating and cooling technology

Boiler technology and heat pump

 

[Material and construction technology]

 

  1. Composite construction system: concrete + wood + metal

 

  1. Modular, light weight, local resource utilization

 

  1. Sand composite concrete re-using dock bed material from dredging

 

  1. Wood / laminated wood from ship building technology

 

  1. Metal as screening facade and as structural bracing system supporting prototype industries

 

  1. Local climatic zoning strategies within architecture scale

 

[Footnotes]

 

1. Case study of Plimico District Undertaking shows that by constructing steam accumulator capturing secondary heat from major power plant / industrial source, a range of high grade to low grade heat can be re-distributed to up to 3600 residential units and a combination of commercial/educational activities.

 

[Keyword]

 

Thermal behaviour, secondary heat recovery, steam power and mechanics, molten salt heat system, modular construction system, floating structure

Investment behaviour, dockland identity, typologies for mass knowledge exchange, archipelagos typologies

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