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Abstract

This journal acts as a guideline in providing applicable passive design principles for different climatic conditions that should be taken into consideration when designing in the different climates. These include: site analysis, building orientation, natural ventilation, day lighting, solar shading, building materials, window sizes, window location, location of building services. The current edition tackles the topic of single-dwelling housing.

Publication Year
2014
Publisher
UN-Habitat
Number of Pages
32 pages