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Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering - Vol. 15 , No. 3

[ Architectural/Urban Planning and Design ]
Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering - Vol. 15, No. 3, pp.389-396
ISSN: 1346-7581 (Print) 1347-2852 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Sep 2016
Received 08 Apr 2015 Accepted 11 Jul 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3130/jaabe.15.389

A Design Methodology for Perimeter Block Housing Considering Day-lit Environments and Energy Performance
Ho-Jeong Kim*, 1
1Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Dankook University, Korea

Correspondence to : *Ho-Jeong Kim, Associate Professor Department of Architecture, Dankook University, Jukjeong-dong, Suji-gu, Yongin, 448-701, Republic of Korea Tel: +82-31-8005-3710 Fax:+82-31-8005-3723 E-mail: hojeong_kim@dankook.ac.kr

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Abstract

Perimeter block housing was introduced from the 2000s as an alternative means of urban construction that has been polarized between the large-scale development of high-density high-rise buildings and the development of small plots of land. The results of this paper allow the possibility of forming building types that satisfy the standard of two consecutive daylight hours for all households by using the properties and principles of shadows in perimeter block housing. It also provides the possibility of the combination of building forms without daylight interference from the south mass by manipulating the distances between adjacent buildings at different azimuth angles. Furthermore, comparing the energy load of residential buildings as suggested from the results of the study, it was possible to confirm whether residential buildings optimized for the day-lit environment have an effect in terms of energy usage performance, and further suggested planning directions through the analysis of daylight, sunray, and energy load. The study suggests a rational methodology for the layout of residential buildings that is optimized for the day-lit environment and also considers the issue of energy performance.


Keywords: perimeter block housing, urban block, energy performance, day-lit; azimuth angle, distance between buildings

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