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Assessment of construction techniques and material usage in Izmir rural houses
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-11)
The domestic architecture in the rural villages of ̄zmir comprises a unique built environment with their masonry wall textures, semi-open sofas, round tiled-hipped roofs, and chimneys, and represents an important part of ...
Way-finding strategies of blind persons in urban scale
The aim of this study was to determine whether urban environments with different prominent sensory inputs have an impact on the way-finding strategies of blind people and to identify these impacts, where applicable. We ...
Experimental and numerical investigation of forced convection in a double skin façade
Flow and heat transfer of the air cavity between two glass façades designed in the box window type of double skin façade (DSF) was evaluated in a test room which was set up for measurements in the laboratory environment ...
An approach for developing sensitive design parameter guidelines to reduce the energy requirements of low-rise apartment buildings
High levels of energy consumption in residential buildings and global warming are important issues. Thus the energy performance of buildings should be improved in the early stages of design. This article describes an ...
Evaluating the knowledge management practices of construction firms by using importance-comparative performance analysis maps
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011-12)
The emergence of the effective management of knowledge resources as a key factor in gaining and sustaining competitive advantage presents new challenges to construction firms. Evaluating knowledge management practices is ...