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SHADING: PASSIVE COOLING AND ENERGY CONSERVATION IN BUILDINGS
Buildings consume significant large amount of energy for cooling, heating, ventilation and lighting in buildings to create desirable thermal comfort conditions. In warm and tropical climates excessExpand
TRADITIONAL SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS IN IRANIAN DESERT ARCHITECTURE TO SOLVE THE ENERGY PROBLEM
The sustainable architecture that advances to a point in order to be allowed to reach its aims and goals deems necessary the design off any building with the least adverse effect on environment asExpand
WIND CATCHER : PASSIVE AND LOW ENERGY COOLING SYSTEM IN IRANIAN VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE
Environmental and natural phenomena play a very significant role in laying the region's interrelated cultural, economic and social infrastructures. The buildings in the Iranian desert regions areExpand
Optimization of " Badgir ( wind tower ) " in Iranian Hot-Arid Region Architecture
A Badgir is a traditional element of Iranian architecture used since centuries to create a natural ventilation in the buildings. Conventional and the modern versions of wind towers can beExpand
DAYLIGHTING AND DAYLIGHT SIMULATION
Daylighting is often accosted as one of the best win-win strategies for “high performance” or “sustainable” buildings. It provides the highly dominant benefits of an architecturally beautiful andExpand
SIMULATION IN THE BUILDING DESIGN PROCESS
The employment of simulation into the design process brings different advantages to building design. Different reviews were carried out to integrate of the building simulation into the architecturalExpand
ENERGY SAVINGS POTENTIAL BY USING GREEN ROOFS
Green roof infrastructure promises to become an increasingly important option for building owners and community planners. Life cycle costing indicates that green roofs cost the same or less thanExpand