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Optimization of " Badgir ( wind tower ) " in Iranian Hot-Arid Region Architecture

  title={Optimization of " Badgir ( wind tower ) " in Iranian Hot-Arid Region Architecture},
  author={Ali Farhadi Shabestari and B. Maleki},
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 be incorporated aesthetically into the designs of modern buildings in the hot-arid regions of the Iran, and other areas of the world with similar climate, to provide summer thermal comfort with little or no use of electricity. In the present study, an attempt is made to study the cooling performance of a wind… Expand
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Badgir (wind catcher) an example of traditional sustainable architecture for clean energy
  • K. Movahed
  • Engineering
  • 2016 IEEE Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE)
  • 2016
Today, most houses, specially, in warm climates are dependent on air-conditioning systems with using of different kind of energy such as electricity. Looking for some technologies with clean energyExpand