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Vernacular Passive Houses From Aarhus City
Archcrea Institute.
2006 (English)In: PLEA 2006: 23rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture., Geneve: Universite de Geneve , 2006, 91-94 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Danish landscape and Danish building are inseparable. Aarhus is a beautiful city situate in the western part of Denmark, and the eastern part of Jutland. Long house or one wing house is a traditional type of house that is dominant in Aarhus city, and other parts of Denmark, which goes back to the Iron Age, c.2000B.C. The aggressive effect of wind obliges builder to find a practical solutions to combat the negative effect of strong wind. Wind breaks around houses is a widespread tradition for determinate a better comfort around house and to save energy. The thermal influence on the built form and orientation of buildings has the strongest influence in the countryside.

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Geneve: Universite de Geneve , 2006. 91-94 p.
Keyword [en]
Vernacular Houses, Thermal Comfort, Functional Essential Spaces, Intermediary Spaces
National Category
Civil Engineering
Research subject
Construction Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-30611ISBN: 2940156301 (print)OAI: diva2:675691
PLEA2006 - The 23rd Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Geneva, Switzerland, 6-8 September 2006
Available from: 2013-12-04 Created: 2013-12-04 Last updated: 2015-01-29Bibliographically approved

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