Cooling the High-Rises : Inspiration from the Tropics
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Glass facades are highly unsuitable for tropical climates as they significantly increase the internal cooling load. *
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How does the paradigm shift towards the ‘glassbox’ high rises in the tropics affect an occupant of such workspaces? *
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Site constrains in the high-density tropical cities are a challenge when designing passive cooling facades in tropical cities? *
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During which months does maintaining natural ventilation become a challenge in the tropics? *
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The primary reason for the wing wall system to be employed in the Menara UMNO building in Malaysia was *
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Look at the following picture and identify the project *
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By what percentage do the combined strategies of natural ventilation and the shading reduce the cooling load of Menara UMNO, building compared to a typically air-conditioned building in Malaysia? *
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A unique design element in the State Mortgage Bank Building designed by Geoffrey Bawa was *
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Which are the two key strategies to provide thermal comfort hot and humid climates? (select 2) *
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How much does the diurnal range fluctuating in the tropical belt? *
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