Strategies for Development and Improvement of the Urban Fabric: A Vienna Case Study
AbstractNumerous studies have shown that densely developed and populated urban areas experience significant anthropogenic heat flux and elevated concentrations of air pollutants and CO2, with consequences for human health, thermal comfort, and well-being. This may also affect the atmospheric composition and circulation patterns within the urban boundary layer, with consequences for local, regional, and global climate. One of the resulting local implications is the increase in urban air temperature. In this context, the present contribution explores urban fabric development and mitigation strategies for two locations in the city of Vienna, Austria. Toward this end, the potential of specific planning and mitigation strategies regarding urban overheating was assessed using a state-of-the-art CFD-based (computational fluid dynamics) numeric simulation environment. The results display different levels of effectiveness for selected design and mitigation measures under a wide range of boundary conditions. View Full-Text
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Vuckovic, M.; Maleki, A.; Mahdavi, A. Strategies for Development and Improvement of the Urban Fabric: A Vienna Case Study. Climate 2018, 6, 7.
Vuckovic M, Maleki A, Mahdavi A. Strategies for Development and Improvement of the Urban Fabric: A Vienna Case Study. Climate. 2018; 6(1):7.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vuckovic, Milena; Maleki, Aida; Mahdavi, Ardeshir. 2018. "Strategies for Development and Improvement of the Urban Fabric: A Vienna Case Study." Climate 6, no. 1: 7.
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