Harvard Institute, Limassol, CY
Proposal for a new building of the Cyprus Institute of the Environment and Public Health
Prof. S.N.Pollalis Inc. as conceptual designer
1,500,000 m² (150 hectares)
Conceptual Design 2007
The project focuses on the design of a sustainable educational building in Cyprus. Main issues that were considered include: provision for CII parking areas, evaluation of building options (one volume or multiple), integration with natural environment, sustainable design. Sustainability was central in the design proposal in terms of: building orientation, size and number of openings, overhangs, renewable energy (geothermal, solar PVs, wind turbines), stormwater collection, natural ventilation, passive cooling and thermal comfort.