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Energy saving by using Double Skin Façade for office buildings in the UAE
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2014-03)
There is more demand on glazed façades for high-rise buildings which, increase cooling loads especially in hot and arid climate. Double skin façade is widely used to reduce energy loads and provide visually transparent ...
The Role of Shading as a Passive Strategy in Traditional Built Environment in Hot Climate
(The British University in Dubai (BUiD), 2007-11)
Some Middle Eastern countries are located in the hot climate zone and are rich in natural resources particularly oil and gas. In recent years, due to the high income from oil, they have started to develop the urban fabric ...