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Desert Architecture Review of Ghadames Housing in Libya
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Optimising Residential Courtyard in Terms of Social and Environmental Performance for Ghadames Housing, Libya
Vernacular architecture comes from a wealth of knowledge and experience of humans who were able to adjust to the surroundings and adapt to even extreme climate conditions. In fact many old traditional settlements may fail ...
Simulation of Traditional and Contemporary Dwellings in Ghadames, Libya
A rise in temperature over summer in hot countries, such as Libya, may lead to thermal discomfort and profligate use of energy sources as a result of mitigation efforts. Buildings account for almost 45% of global energy ...
Control of Daylight and Natural Ventilation in Traditional Architecture of Ghadames, Libya
Housing energy consumption accounts for almost 36% of total primary energy use in Libya of which cooling and lighting are the main source of demand. This study reviews passive control methods employed in traditional ...
A social-environmental interface of sustainable development: A case study of Ghadames, Libya
(Springer International Publishing, 2018-04)
One of the key challenges in the spatial planning and design of urban settlements in desert housing is the trade-off between the harshness of the environment and meeting social needs concurrently. Hence, this chapter ...
Bioclimatic Housing Design to Desert Architecture: A Case Study of Ghadames, Libya
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Learning from bioclimatic desert Architecture: A case study of Ghadames, Libya
This chapter illustrates the use of mixed methodological strategies combining both quantitative and qualitative approaches. These include surveys, interviews, observational techniques, architectural modelling, computer ...