Multi-objective Optimization Applied to the Bioclimatic Design of Dwellings with Ecomaterials

  • Jesús Rafael Hechavarría HernándezEmail author
  • Robinson Vega Jaramillo
  • Boris Forero Fuentes
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)


The team of researchers of the Institute of Habitat, Design and Construction (IHDC) of the Faculty of Architecture and Design (FAD) develops research aimed at obtaining housing archetypes under multiobjective optimization considering sustainability criteria related to bioclimatic analysis, thermal comfort and energy savings in the use of electric lighting and air conditioning. In the research, the methodology of “Analysis and Synthesis of Engineering Systems” is used with the application of the algorithm “Variable Code of Stochastic Search”, allows to iteratively explore the spatial solutions and, systematically, modifies the limits of the possible interval variable code values of solutions, which avoids being trapped in local minimums and reaches the optimal global minimums with more computational efficiency.


Multiobjective optimization Bioclimatic design Ecomaterials Low-income housing 



The authors would like to thank to School of Architecture and Design, at Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil for the financial support of this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesús Rafael Hechavarría Hernández
    • 1
    Email author
  • Robinson Vega Jaramillo
    • 1
  • Boris Forero Fuentes
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Architecture and DesignCatholic University of Santiago de GuayaquilGuayaquilEcuador

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