While the equatorial regions of the Earth often face intense heat, very few buildings in these regions combat this method through altering their roofs. We believe that with a thorough investigation we can discover some easy ways to help increase the reflection of the Sun's heat energy, without having to greatly increase the cost of the construction so that all people can experience a more comfortable environment and use less energy.
I am an undergrad 3rd year student at SoA. Some interesting things about me: I was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia and english is my second language. Design wise, I enjoy designing stuff and being able to make it into a real life object, which is why I wanted to be part of this course.
Jesse Lohman is a 3rd year Undergraduate student in the UNCC School of Architecture. He was born in North Carolina, however has spent a large portion of his live abroad. He uses his international experience to inform design ideas and approach problems. His interests change as often as North Carolina's weather.