Book Chapter Details
Mandatory Fields
McCartney, K., Antarikananda, P and Douvlou, E.
2014 Unknown
Lessons from Vernacular Architecture
Comparison of Traditional Thai Houses with Contemporary Designs
Taylor & Francis/Routledge
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and New York
Optional Fields
thermal performance traditional housing climatic zones Thailand EcoTect software
Paper recommends judicious selectivity in learning lessons from tradition, based on findings from simulated performance comparison of traditional and contemporary house designs. Particularly in N.E. Thai climate, the contemporary house shows indications of providing thermal comfort with lower energy demands.
S. Yannas and W. Weber
13: 978-1-84407-600-0
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