Solar Passive Design of Homes in Jordan

Duration: 2 days – 14 hours


Learning Objectives:

  •  The importance of solar climate design by enriching an integrative language of environmental architecture.
  • Solar climate design strategies within levels of sustainability in heating, cooling and lighting.
  • The concept of climatic zones and determining the housing needs for heating or cooling.
  • Determine the appropriate solar climate design strategies according to the Givoni map of the region's climate.
  • The corners of the sun in summer and winter.
  • Design of building shading elements using solar protractor and algebra.