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Mahdinejad J, Naseri Akbar R. Identifying Effective Criteria and Investigating the Effects of Geometric Pattern to Reduce Geopathic Stress in Architecture. BSNT. 2020; 10 (2) :121-136
URL: http://bsnt.modares.ac.ir/article-2-39393-en.html
1- Architecture Department, Architecture & Urban Design Engineering Faculty, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran
2- Architecture Department, Architecture & Urban Design Engineering Faculty, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran , Roshanaknaseri@sru.ac.ir
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Aims: Waves known as geopathic stress due to disturbance in electromagnetic fields are the most common cause of some chronic human physical and mental illnesses. The overall goal of the study is to introduce new standards and strategies in the field of architecture and construction and studying the geometric pattern of Vasto architecture, to prevent or reduce the damages caused by the continuous presence of a human in the vicinity of geopathic stress and, consequently, to maintain and improve the physical and mental health of individuals.
Methods: This research is a fundamental one and has been done in two stages; In the first place, information was collected through a study of documentary-research sources and the data were analyzed using a descriptive-analytical method. Then, the effect of geometric patterns on Vastu architecture as one of the effective factors in reducing geopathic stress was investigated using a simulation method.
Findings: The findings of the research results and materials contained in the limited resources identify and introduce the form and geometry of construction, materials, orientation of spaces and design context evaluation as the most important factors in reducing and controlling geopathic stress in the field of architecture and confirm the geometric pattern presented in Vastu architecture.
Conclusion: The results while presenting the best geometric pattern in architecture, show how to control and mitigate geopathic stress during three stages of architectural design including pre-design studies, implementation of architectural projects and finally post-construction and operation and architectschr('39') knowledge of the basics of geopathic tension is essential.
 
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Highperformance Architecture
Received: 2019/12/28 | Accepted: 2020/03/14 | Published: 2020/09/20

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