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Quartz: Harvard’s HouseZero sounds like a dream office, even without an HVAC system

HouseZero windows and shading.

Quartz featured a piece on Harvard HouseZero today, praising the building as a “locus of high tech architecture.” The author writes about HouseZero as an “alternative to sealed buildings,” noting that its new window system is a crucial design element that automatically adjusts—sometimes by the minute—to regulate ventilation and Co2 levels in each space. Professor Malkawi is also quoted within the piece, explaining that “the idea of disassociating yourself from your surroundings in sealed buildings isn’t the way to go.” Read the entire article here.