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Desert Houses of the Past: Green Buildings of Today

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Year: 2014
COI code: ICSAU02_1066
Paper Language: English

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Authors Desert Houses of the Past: Green Buildings of Today

  Manouchehr Tamizi - Department of Architecture ,Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr Branch, Khozestan, Iran
  Emad hezbkhah - Department of Architecture ,Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr Branch, Khozestan, Iran


The weather in deserts is hot and dry in summers, and cold and dry in winters, and difference of temperature of nights and days sometimes reaches to 28C°. People of deserts have reached some solutions to cope with this climatic condition and to decrease its annoying features. Among these solutions are: constructing houses adjacent to each other, making tall walls, using mud brick and thatch cover, constructing domical arches, cellar, and wind catcher, which are together the devices to control the adversity of hot weather in summers and cold weather in winters. Using these solutions, the people of deserts have succeeded to make the best use with the least energy consumption, and to damage the nature and environment the less, and in short, they are friends of the nature which is a step toward the objectives of green buildings.


desert house , green building , Iran , nature

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Type: Azad University
Paper No.: 2464
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