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Assessment of the efficiency of using kinetic facades in response to dynamic daylighting

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DOI: 10.23977/jceup.2019.11002 | Downloads: 28 | Views: 1304

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Faisal S. Al-Otaibi 1, Abdulnasser Al-Abdulkarim 1

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1 Public Authority for Applied Education and Training

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Faisal S. Al-Otaibi

ABSTRACT

This study aimed at evaluating the effect of using kinetic façade on the dynamic daylighting in the different types of buildings. The results of this study were based on a systematic review of the main related conducted studies in this field.  the main results of this study confirmed the effectiveness of suing kinetic facades in achieving the desired daylighting levels with a certain emphasize on the importance of implying the updated technologies on the design and changing the designers perspective where they should take the environmental context into consideration while dealing with such designs. Moreover, as the advantages of this approach have been established by the previous literature, its justification has not been addressed yet properly.

KEYWORDS

kinetic facades, daylighting, louvers, sustainability

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Faisal S. Al-Otaibi, Abdulnasser Al-Abdulkarim, Assessment of the efficiency of using kinetic facades in response to dynamic daylighting. Journal of Civil Engineering and Urban Planning (2019) Vol. 1: 11-16. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jceup.2019.11002.

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