Modern trends in the formation of adaptive architecture

Danuta Konieczna


Humans are flexible creatures that adapt their living environment for their own needs. A sedentary lifestyle forced humans to adapt the house building to changeable environmental conditions. Historical adaptable residential buildings were characterized by an increasing range of changes that occurred to the changing needs of occupants. Nowadays, evolving computer technology, intelligent systems and methods of the acquisition of renewable energy influence the growing expectations for residential buildings and their functions. The presented research describes selected contemporary adaptable houses, their features and range of adaptation. The aim is to formulate conclusions about the future of adaptable housing development and its potential. The reflection on this matter is the last part of the article.

Słowa kluczowe: adaptive architecture, dynamic houses, contemporary residential architecture, flexible architecture

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