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


3rd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium (ISBS), U ARAB EMIRATES, 15 - 17 March 2017, vol.7, pp.36-52 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 7
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-3-319-64349-6_4
  • Country: U ARAB EMIRATES
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-52


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.