Paris Gare de l'Est train station

Annual indoor spatial comfort study

A study on possible architectural layouts aimed at improving the summer and winter comfort of the side halls and the transverse plateform by implementing:

  1. A CFD/BES and solar flux coupling for the spatial calculation of indoor comfort levels.
  2. A sensitivity analysis according to the Morris method on comfort objective to determine the most important material levers
  3. The use of genetic optimization to obtain parameter sets that maximize summer and winter comfort.

Below is an animation about the evolution of comfort levels during genetic optimization, according to the "growth" of generations:

Genetic optimization: optimal solutions evolution over generations


Each "dot" that appears corresponds to a complete comfort study (point 1 above) and each color change corresponds to a new generation. The objective of genetic optimization is to find the best compromise between summer and winter comfort (Pareto front).