The Perfect Courtyard


The task:

The task of the project is to find the right location and shape of a courtyard of a Barcelonan block in a way that it optimized the sun gain in the courtyard.

The genomes:

A void is created in the middle of the block. Every parameter such as the height of each wall of the block as well as the shape of the courtyard is set adjustable to be able to be fiddled by Galapagos.

The solution space:

The sun gain of the floor surface of the block will be shown in colour to give an instant result.


All the results are arrayed with the value of their sun exposure labelled.




By adding more materials to the building, the solar exposure of the same options would be different, for instance by adding reflective elements the gain of sun exposure would be more holistic.

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