Design With Climate by Victor Olgyay

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Published by Princeton Univ Pr .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Architecture and climate

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9507279M
ISBN 100691079439
ISBN 109780691079431

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In this book, Victor Olgyay explores the impact of climate on shelter design, identifying four distinct climatic regions and explaining the effect of each on orientation, air movement, site.

First published inDesign with Climate was one of the most pioneering books in the field and remains an important reference for practitioners, teachers, and students, over fifty years later.

In this book, Victor Olgyay explores the impact of climate on shelter design, identifying four distinct climatic regions and explaining the effect of each on orientation, air Cited by: 6.

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It explores both the current paradigm shift and design and planning practice - and how to apply professional expertise to mitigate the human causes of climate change, and adapt to its already 5/5(1). 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.

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The cost of inaction far exceeds the cost of action. Hal Harvey has been on the front lines of this fight for years. Book Description. This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important articles from the last 15 years to engage readers in understanding problems and finding solutions to this increasingly critical issue.

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The architect community is not far behind in this endeavour. Climate Responsive Architecture has become a prime issue for architects.

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