The“MIZAN” as a term, is defined as both balanceand harmony, and in line with this, the design aims at striking a balance between both the modern and the traditional, while striving for sustainability. Here represents Mobility, I for Innovative, Z for net Zero energy, A for Affordable, and N for the integration of the Naqli (revealed) knowledge.
TheTeam’s mission is to spearhead innovative solutions in the development of an energy efficient solar home centering on the integration of both design and technology, focusing on the incorporation of Islamic values in achieving a balanced human dwelling. The integration of both the active and passive design technology, geared towards meeting the environmental, ecological, climatic, and cultural needs, while at the same time achieving an overall increase in the energy efficiency with minimal carbon footprint, as well as the fostering of knowledge transfer and partnership between both the universities and the industry players.
Consisting of a mixture of students, academics, and industry players froma myriad of backgrounds, skills, and interests, MIZANHOME Team is committed to the idea of sustainability, providing energy-efficient solutions, as well as raise awareness on promoting theresponsibleuse of energy via the production of a fully solar-powered, net zero-energy, modular, climate responsive, affordable, and balanced-designed home.Moreover, thathome, contributes to low-energy architecture while incorporating the Islamic values and ethics towards achieving a balanced human dwelling via an interdisciplinary design approach, integrating architecture, engineering, landscape design, and builders, providing an appropriate low-energy design for a hot and arid climatic country.
The innovation of MIZANHOME – camel triple eyelids, grey water system, disability friendly elements, wall insulation, educational system and smart water sprinkler.
The public domain – entry patio, living, and dining areas are meant for receiving and entertaining guests such as neighbors, relatives, and friends, during special events or festive occasions, while the private domain – the kitchen, bedroom, and flexible space for prayers, work, or study, are solely for the occupants to enjoy without interference from their guests.