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Design primer for hot climates by Allan Konya

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Published by Architectural Press in London .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Architecture, Tropical.,
  • Architecture and solar radiation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAllan Konya ; drawings by Charles Swanepoel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA2542.T7 K66
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4224751M
ISBN 100851391400
LC Control Number80504729

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  Design Primer for Hot Climates Paperback – Janu by Allan Konya (Author) › Visit Amazon's Allan Konya Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Allan Cited by: Design Primer For Hot Climates Download Design Primer For Hot Climates books, Design Primer for Hot Climates offers a discussion of architecture and planning for hot climates. The hot tropical and sub-tropical regions contain most of the world's population and, it is here that the majority of new buildings will be built. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Konya, Allan. Design primer for hot climates. London: Architectural Press ; New York: Whitney Library of Design, Design primer for hot climates. [Allan Konya] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Allan Konya. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

The countries in hot and humid regions, which include the tropical countries, the Middle Eastern countries around the Mediterranean, and many countries of Central Asia and Africa, are home to some of the most challenging conditions in the world in terms of house and building design and construction, and in terms of maintaining indoor thermal. The book coincides with the HOT TO COLD show at the National Building Museum in Washington DC and presents 60 case studies in harsh climate conditions in order to . Buildings for hot-humid climates should be comfortable in heat and dampness. The humidity is usually above 60% and often nearly % in many regions. Simple, low-cost buildings can be cool, dry, and mold-free if they are carefully planned. Buildings in other .   Climate responsive architecture takes into consideration seasonality, the direction of the sun (sun path and solar position), natural shade provided by the surrounding topography, environmental factors (such as wind, rainfall, humidity) and climate data (temperature, historical weather patterns, etc.) to design comfortable and energy-efficient.

  Description. Design Primer for Hot Climates offers a discussion of architecture and planning for hot climates. The hot tropical and sub-tropical regions contain most of the world's population and, it is here that the majority of new buildings will be built. For this reason this book concentrates on these regions but serves only as a broad outline of the climatic Book Edition: 1. Design primer for hot climates — First published in Subjects Architecture and solar radiation, Buildings, Environmental engineering, Tropical ArchitecturePages: This revised, updated and expanded colour edition of a book first published in under the title 'Design Primer for Hot Climates, has an additional 72 pages and includes 14 relevant projects from around the world.   Design Primer for Hot Climates - Kindle edition by Konya, Allan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Design Primer for Hot Climates.5/5(1).