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Low Cost Approach to Energy Efficient Buildings in Nigeria: A Review of Passive Design Options
Energy consumption in buildings accounts for approximately 45% of the world’s total energy consumption, leading to a significant proportion of greenhouse gas emissions. This has led to an increasing effort towards reducing ...
Low-Middle Income Apartments in Urban Amman/Jordan: Energy Challenges and Motivations
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Control of Daylight and Natural Ventilation in Traditional Architecture of Ghadames, Libya
Housing energy consumption accounts for almost 36% of total primary energy use in Libya of which cooling and lighting are the main source of demand. This study reviews passive control methods employed in traditional ...
Foundations of the vertical city in England: architectural theory and practice
High-rises are omnipresent typologies in the megapolices around the world, however they are often associated with complicated placemaking and destruction of the existing neighbourhoods. One viable opportunity to change ...
Comparison Study of Traditional and Contemporary Islamic Dwelling Design in Hot Climates, with Reference to Benghazi, Libya
In Benghazi, Libya, the rising population and increased housing demand has led to high energy consumption in order to provide comfortable conditions. These contemporary dwellings make use of outdoor open spaces and a high ...
Learning from bioclimatic desert Architecture: A case study of Ghadames, Libya
This chapter illustrates the use of mixed methodological strategies combining both quantitative and qualitative approaches. These include surveys, interviews, observational techniques, architectural modelling, computer ...
Residential High-Rises and Meaningful Places: Missing Actions in the Isle of Dogs regeneration
Urban regeneration often includes residential high-rises as a way of optimum use of land. However, high-rises are in many cases connected to placelessness, this is not due to some intrinsic characteristic of the typology, ...
Focus on lived spaces and Identity: the Paradigm of the urban design with residential high-rises in England
Residential high‐rises find more and more often their place in central parts of the big British cities. Due to intrinsic characteristics of the typology, they are bound to be observed, evaluated and discussed. Therefor the ...
Sustainable issues in low-middle income apartments in urban Amman/Jordan: heating devices and health concerns
Energy security constitutes a major challenge for sustainable development of the Kingdom of Jordan. This has led the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to integrate a comprehensive energy master plan for developing ...
Perception of Indoor Environmental Quality of the Residents of High-Rise Buildings in Bulgaria
(Ethan Publishing Company, 2016-04-25)
Recent research with relatively high percentage suggesting that occupants of high-rises are generally satisfied with their indoor environment is available. However, a detailed investigation of the perception of residents ...