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Bolouhari S, Barbera L, Etessam I. Learning Traditional Architecture for Future Energy-Efficient Architecture in the Country; Case Study: Yazd City. Naqshejahan. 2020; 10 (2) :85-93
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1- Architecture Department, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy , saghi.bolouhari@gmail.com
2- Urban Design& Architecture Department, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
3- Urban Design& Architecture Department, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Aims: The aim of this study is to investigate the ways for preserving energy resources for future generations; creating a proper culture of moderate consumption and distribution of energy; managing production, transmission and distribution, and saving costs; reducing environmental pollutants; increasing national wealth by reducing direct fuel subsidies.
Methods: This research is based on applied research methods and data have been collected during a research trip to Yazd historical city in May 2016. These data include objective observations, research in local libraries, and interviews with local academics and conversations with relevant professors to examine how to optimize energy use in housing and how to provide comfort and satisfaction of residents through sustainable architecture. According to the analysis of Yazd city conditions, three samples were selected: Rasulian House, Lariha House, Golshan House. The studied cases have been compiled using modern technologies and descriptive methods.
Results: The most important lessons to be learned from Yazd's traditional architecture are: orientation, dense texture, organic and covered passages, windsurfing, Qanat, building form, digging into the soil, introversion, central courtyard, etc.
Conclusion: Based on this research, it can be clearly stated that traditional architecture is one of the most valuable and precious works in terms of climate values in building design; hence it contains teachings that can be applied in contemporary architecture.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Highperformance Architecture
Received: 2020/01/11 | Accepted: 2020/03/8 | Published: 2020/09/20

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