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Título: Bioclimatic solutions in vernacular architecture: transition spaces
Autor: Vaz, António Jorge Ferreira
Fernandes, Sílvia
Luso, Eduarda
Ferreira, Débora
Palavras-chave: Sustainability
Bioclimatic rehabilitation
Transition spaces
Vernacular architecture
Construction techniques
Data: 2015
Citação: Vaz, António Jorge Ferreira; Fernandes, Sílvia; Luso, Eduarda; Ferreira, Débora (2015) - Bioclimatic solutions in vernacular architecture: transition spaces. European Scientific Journal March. ISSN 1857 – 7881. p.67-73
Resumo: The traditional architecture is founded as a defining element of the identity of a region, and its essence should be preserved and conserved by means of maintenance and recovery actions. Thus, the best solutions and proposals for intervention should be looked for but this doesn’t imply a back to back innovation and at construction progress. This work includes the description of techniques for maintenance and conservation of bioclimatic solutions found and inventoried in the north of the Iberian Peninsula, with special focus on a unique bioclimatic solution known as Transition Spaces (from the interior to the exterior of the buildings and vice-versa), whose main purpose is to ensure protection from the elements when entering or exiting buildings, to contribute to the improvement of the buildings thermal performance and to create sheltered interior/exterior living spaces. This architectural characteristic is based on the building’s solar exposure, predominant winds and geographical and topographic conditions. It is important to recover the historical heritage in a sustainable manner, allowing it to become an engine of development for both urban and small rural centres that exist in the periphery of the bigger cities.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/11769
ISSN: 1857 – 7881
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