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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 affordable housing.

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