Lake Murray Nature Centre

Oklahoma 2012

IES Consulting carried out early-stage analysis of this Nature Center in Oklahoma.

Key Facts

  • 3 Different Analysis Platforms
  • Climatic and Rainwater Harvesting Analysis
  • Detailed Analysis Complete in a few hours
  • Incredible Visual and Quantitative Results

This model was passed through three different analysis platforms including a plugin embedded in Google SketchUp for climatic and rainwater harvesting analysis, a dynamic loads analysis with ECMs including various solar shading and natural ventilation strategies, and then a geothermal heat-exchanger analysis platform for geothermal well field analysis and optimization – all of which can be completed within a few hours from start to finish. The early-stage analysis produced incredible visual and quantitative results and informative guidance to assist progression of the design.