Designing “Healthy” into Green Environment for Taipei City

  • Ying-Ming Su
  • Li-Yu Chen
  • Annie Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8528)


To achieve the goal of green environment related to an adaptive city of Taipei which is the World Design Capital 2016. We should discuss the effect of wind environment around the buildings at the beginning of design and planning phase of buildings first, for wind environment is the most important factor concerns with greenhouse and heat island effect. This research was based on a method of CFD done by Autodesk Ecotect Analysis software for simulating city building layout, study the two different building massing layout of Shezi Island in Taiwan. Results of simulation showed that the layout characterized by street block type, and therefore affect the residents’ health, activities and psychological feelings; while the case of three-sided building layout surrounded by urban of open space, on the other hand, can provide more comfortable, healthy places for rest and outdoor activities.


Healthy Green environment Wind environment CFD Analysis Shezi Island 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ying-Ming Su
    • 1
  • Li-Yu Chen
    • 2
  • Annie Chen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureNational Taipei University of TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Interior DesignChung Yuan Christian UniversityChung LiTaiwan
  3. 3.Graduate Institute of Commercial DesignChung Yuan Christian UniversityChung LiTaiwan

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