Smart Materials: Overview and a Proposal for Architecture and Construction

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Here we provide a brief overview on smart materials, products and systems, from smart materials and their classification up to structured systems. We present a brief revision of smart building solutions and their combination of those creating a tendency towards buildings that may be considered smart as a whole. Also, of current smart solutions that respond to the environment, and whose smartness resides in the design of the systems along with the selection of adequate materials. The buildings’ skins, for example, are configured in such a way that they respond to the environment. To conclude, we will make a proposal on applications in the shape of charts of materials, products and systems for architecture and construction
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Smart Materials; Products and Systems; Smart Materials Applied to Architecture and Construction; Smart Architectures

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