Civil Engineering and Architecture Vol. 10(5), pp. 2041 - 2053
DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.100525
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Integrated Built Environment that Meets Human Needs for Thermal Comfort

Tala Mari 1, Kabila Faris Hmood 1,*, Jawdat Goussous 2
1 Department of Architecture, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, 11733, Jordan
2 Department of Architecture Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, 11942, Jordan


This research aims to find principles that achieve an integrated architectural environment in the desert environment that meets human needs and preserves the rights of future generations. Studying and analyzing the successful solutions and treatments provided by the traditional architectural environment in a desert environment and in a hot, dry climate help achieve this aim. Nowadays, we find a growing research interest in sustainability. This research paper concentrated on the relationship of the desert environment with the built environment to achieve an integrated environment to meet human needs, ration energy consumption and preserve the identity of the architecture. This research studies traditional architecture in a desert environment to identify appropriate solutions to the climatic environment and its ability to harmonize and respond to its climatic environment, with its high capacity to respond to human needs in these communities. The research adopted the analytical descriptive approach in its study of the relationship of the desert climatic environment with the built architectural environment. The Climate Consultant software is used for this research to recommend various design strategies suitable for each climate. The three central climates analyzed in this study are coastal desert areas, moderate desert areas, and hot, dry desert environments. In conclusion, this research found that in the past, the traditional environment has provided and continues to provide effective climatic solutions.

Traditional Architecture, Thermal Comfort, Built Environment, Sustainability, Psychometric Chart

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Tala Mari , Kabila Faris Hmood , Jawdat Goussous , "Integrated Built Environment that Meets Human Needs for Thermal Comfort," Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 2041 - 2053, 2022. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.100525.

(b). APA Format:
Tala Mari , Kabila Faris Hmood , Jawdat Goussous (2022). Integrated Built Environment that Meets Human Needs for Thermal Comfort. Civil Engineering and Architecture, 10(5), 2041 - 2053. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.100525.