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By M. Sala

During this publication we search to procedure the architecture-energy mixture and its courting to human convenience and the surroundings .There are chapters on thermal convenience, low power structure facing quite a few criterion for convenience in numerous components of the area. The e-book additionally seeks to appreciate how earlier generations lived in harsh climates and with out considerable assets of power, but controlled to layout and construct acceptable dwellings delivering either convenience and concord with the surroundings. different chapters take care of the bioclimatic idea in Vernacular structure; the key function which weather performs at various destinations and the way this may dictate the form and kind of the structures and retailer strength; the significance of micro-climate and its a number of parts and utilization; air flow and its significance in constructions and the know-how for contemporary structure.

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RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2 (1998) 25-37 Chapter 2—Vernacular and contemporary buildings in Qatar Ali Sayigh^'*, A. K. ^College of Engineering, University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar 1. Introduction "The strength of vernacular architecture is that it blends buildings into various settings so that there is a natural harmony between climate, architecture and people. In countries such as Iran, Iraq and Egypt there have evolved buildings which not only demonstrate this harmony and unity between people and their environment but also offer a combination of engineering and architecture which has an aesthetic quality" [1]In the past, people in Qatar built their houses according to their real needs and in harmony with the environment as well as with optimal utiHzation of the available local building materials.

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