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A Literature Survey on Integration of Wind Energy and Formal Structure of Buildings at Urban Scale

  • Serpil Paltun
  • Arzuhan Burcu Gültekin
  • Gülser Çelebi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 7)

Abstract

Providing the needed and indispensable steady, quality and safe energy is one of the most important issues today. Wind energy is one of the most important renewable energy source. Wind energy has found uses much more in water pumping and obtaining electricity in rural areas until last years. Today, wind energy has taken its place in the energy sector as an alternative source of energy production. High-density building arrays within a city, the combination of indoor and outdoor spaces with different purposes effect wind flow and acceptable wind comfort. In urban areas, wind energy and wind comfort are important requirements. Not only in new urbanisation areas but also for existing urban areas and city centers acceptable wind comfort plays an important role among and around buildings. When viewed from this angle, the aim of this study is enlightening the building aerodynamics, wind effect and wind energy in urban environment, and also giving information about how to analyze the wind comfort and design criteria in dense urban areas.

Keywords

Wind energy Wind comfort Building’s formal structure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture, Faculty of ArchitectureGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Real Estate Development and Management, Faculty of Applied SciencesAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Interior Architecture, Faculty of ArchitectureÇankaya UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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