Shahla Ravhee

MSc Architecture and the Sustainable Environment


The Redevelopment of the QEQM maternity complex by introducing passive and low carbon strategies in the existing building- in doing so the concept was Symbiosis of built form and nature where both elements will compliment and benefit each other. Careful and strategical redistribution of existing functions, replacing the building fabric with recyclable material of low embodied energy and natural ventilation with heat recovery system have been incorporated to make it socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable.