Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/16892
Title: Effects of building lift-up design on pedestrian gust wind environment
Authors: Xia, Q
Niu, X
Niu, J 
Kwok, KCS
Keywords: Lift-up design
Pedestrian-level gust wind environment
Thermal discomfort
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Source: Indoor Air 2014 - 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 2014, p. 519-526 How to cite?
Abstract: Buildings with a lift-up design may have a number of impacts on the pedestrian-level gust wind and thermal environment. Based upon the earlier wind tunnel tests that identified some building configurations that resulted in the lowest wind speed zones, a 3.5 meter-tall open ground floor was added to each of the three configurations, and scale models of the three designs were studied in a wind tunnel to assess their influences on airflow and ventilation around the buildings. Undesirable thermal discomfort due to strong wind conditions is identified in the results, and their practical implications are discussed.
Description: 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, 7-12 July 2014
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/16892
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