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Shoohanizad Y, Haghir S. Promoting Sustainability of Single Unit Housing according to vernacular architecture in Northern Shores of Oman Sea and Persian Gulf. Naqshejahan. 2019; 9 (2) :79-90
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1- Architecture Department, Architecture Faculty, Kish International Campus, University of Tehran, Kish, Iran
2- Architecture Department, Architecture Faculty, Fine Arts Campus, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran , saeed.haghir@ut.ac.ir
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This article aims to promote the architectural sustainability of the single unit residences in northern coasts of Persian Gulf and Oman Sea, which has had the majority of population growth during the past few years. The need for this study is leading the contemporary architecture of Iran to achieve sustainability. Single-family vernacular residences, which shape the majority of residences in the researched climate, have been assessed from sustainability aspects. The main question of the research is the result of assessing architectural sustainability of vernacular residences in the hot and humid climate of Iran and proposing a sustainable design checklist. The major research objective is environmental analysis and sustainability assessment of vernacular single-unit residences in the research climate. Accordingly, the research method is based on two levels of theoretical and empirical studies; at the theoretical level, a documentary analysis is carried out to study the research climate, find the most common housing type, and understand GSAS. At the experimental level, 9 vernacular single-family houses, which are currently in use, are assessed by GSAS and a comparative analysis is held among the results. The result is confirming the theory that vernacular houses are sustainable in many aspects and on the northern coast of the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea are capable of being iterated. Consequently, their strengths are demonstrated and a checklist is suggested for future sustainable design of single-unit houses at this climate.
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Received: 2019/06/1 | Accepted: 2019/07/6 | Published: 2019/09/22

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