Browsing by Author "Masoud, Badia"
Effects of urban morphology on shading for pedestrians : sky view factor (SVF) as an indicator of solar access Masoud, Badia; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Coch Roura, Helena; Beckers, Benoit (2019)
Open AccessThis work deals with the particulars of urban design in hot climate cities, where direct solar radiation leads to high temperature. This paper considers old part of Jeddah city as a compact neighborhood case study. We ...
Coch Roura, Helena; Beckers, Benoit; Masoud, Badia (United Nations Development Programme, 2016)
Open AccessMany urban studies have been done to demonstrate that urban sprawl is not the right approach in hot climate cities. On the contrary, a compact design is recommended to enhance human thermal comfort. This research aims to ...