Traditional Housing in Sustainable Architecture

Mazdak Irani


In traditional housing architecture has always been tried to provide safe place to live and create appropriate positions with coordinate to its environment. In fact, the status directly affected by geography and climate conditions. In Iran, four different climates such as hot and humid, hot and dry, mild, and humid and cold caused to establish various architectures (especially in the design of traditional housing) in coordinate with climates. Such these places built by applying traditional materials which have less effect on environment and also reduce amount of energy caused to increase the environmental sustainability and rise durability of buildings. Hence, in this article tried to study about the traditional housing architecture according to environmental sustainability and use of economical traditional housing and then estimate their most important samples.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n8p666

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