Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture 2013 DOI: 10.1201/b15685-86 View full text
M Barrera, I Crespo, L Ramos, J de Cárdenas y Chávarri

Abstract: ABSTRACT: Underground dwellings are the maximum example of the vernacular architecture adaptation to the climatic conditions in areas with high annual and daily thermal fluctuations. This paper summarizes the systematic research about the energy performance of this popular architecture and their adaptation to the outdoor conditions in the case of the low area of the River Tajuña and its surroundings. Some considerations on their maintenance and renovation arise from the research.River Tajo meanwhile Ciempozue…

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