Integrated environmental response of shaded transitional spaces in hot climates : the design of the Brazilian veranda

  • G. Maragno
  • Published 2010

Abstract

Protection from the sun is widely considered to be one of the main bioclimatic strategies in hot climates or during warm seasons. One of the alternatives to shading is the use of covered transitional spaces, which have appeared in the architecture of different countries over time and include the Greek and Roman porticus, the Japanese engawa, the Renaissance… (More)

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