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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Chokhachian, Ata; Perini, Katia; Dong, Sen; Auer, Thomas 
Title:
How Material Performance of Building Façade Affect Urban Microclimate 
Abstract:
The world has experienced extreme urban growth in the last and current centuries, since more than half of the world population living in urban areas. Cities are expanding toward megacities with higher densities and narrower urban canyon profiles with huge urban structures and building masses. The transformation of urban landscape to densified city blocks has created phenomenon known as urban heat island (UHI); where the temperature in cities in comparison to rural, records high differences duri...    »
 
Keywords:
Material Performance, Façade Materials, Urban Canyon, UHI, UTCI 
Dewey Decimal Classification:
720 Architektur 
Editor:
Auer, Thomas; Knaack, Ulrich; Schneider, Jens 
Book / Congress title:
Powerskin 2017 
Organization:
Technical University of Munich 
Publisher:
TU Delft Open 
Year:
2017 
Pages:
83-96 
Print-ISBN:
978-94-92516-29-9 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Publication format:
Print 
Format:
Text