Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture 2013 DOI: 10.1201/b15685-104 View full text
M Dabaieh

Abstract: ABSTRACT: Current practice of sustainable design encompasses a range of green strategies. Modern passive design concepts have learned to build upon climate responsive methodology that was found in and inspired from vernacular and traditional buildings. With the present energy crises in Egypt there is a current focus on the development of climate sensitive design building approaches. It will be the thrust of this paper to understand the precepts of passive and energy efficient climatic design, as well as their…

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