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Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions.

Belakehal, Azeddine; Aoul, Kheira Anissa Tabet; Bennadji, Amar

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Azeddine Belakehal

Kheira Anissa Tabet Aoul

Amar Bennadji



Abstract

In hot arid regions, sunlighting is an essential consideration to achieve an environmentally conscious architecture. This paper aims to identify the sunlighting strategies and their resulting typology in some urban spaces, different types of buildings and constructional details as they have been developed in the hot and arid regions of the Islamic world.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 30, 2004
Journal Renewable energy
Print ISSN 0960-1481
Electronic ISSN 1879-0682
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 29
Issue 5
Pages 687-702
Institution Citation BELAKEHAL, A. TABET AOUL, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2004. Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. Renewable energy [online], 29(5), pages 687-702. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001
Keywords Daylight; Typology; Urban space; Islamic architecture; Arid regions

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