Course Details

Design in the Tropics 2018-07-09T09:49:16+06:00

Course Title Design in the Tropics

Course ID ARCH 603

Course Program Undergraduate,  B.Arch,  

Course Type Optional Theory

Credits 2.00

Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK

Semester Block A

Prerequisite None

Course Offered Yes

Description Study of the relationships between architecture and the climatic characteristics of tropical regions. Investigation of the problem and understanding the mechanism of air and moisture movement, surface condensation, rain penetration. Means of wetness control and passive cooling in buildings. Comparison of alternative solutions and understanding the secondary implications of environmental control decisions.