Climate Responsive Design: A Study of Buildings in Moderate and Hot Humid Climates

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Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Architecture - 244 pages
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Climate Responsive Design provides a unique source for students and practising architects requiring guidance on climatic design. Covering theory and application it provides examples of innovative and best practice in 'responsive architecture' through case studies. The book also covers the broader topic of technology as a generator in design which will be of interest to all those involved in design and building. The book focuses on tropical climate but some of the theory can be applied to other climates; the difference in application is clearly delineated.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Wurm climates and the huilding context
15
Climate responsive design
45
Courtyards
221
Index
241
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