Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development. Amman (suad10)

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Event Date/Time: Jul 12, 2010 End Date/Time: Jul 14, 2010
Registration Date: Nov 19, 2009
Early Registration Date: Nov 20, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 20, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jan 20, 2010
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The air, the water, the space and nature are the environmental resources essential in the city, which can contribute to ensure the comfort of the users, to create a quality of climatic environment in external urban space. The vegetation zones play the most significant roles in the city, by their regulation of the microclimates, their ornaments, their aspects perceptible and also their contribution to the good being of the cities. This research aims to study and analyze the contribution of the vegetation groin on the microclimates, thermal and visual comfort in external spaces by dynamic observations and measurements in situ.
An application on a real case of a space external located within the esplanade of the campus of the university of Mentouri of Constantine(ALGERIA) (semi arid climate).the field of the observation and investigation retained climatic dimension as well as the parameters of environments of sunning, relative humidity, ambient temperature and the luminous factors.
The results show that the vegetation exploits a role the quality of life, creation of climatic environments and on the situations of thermal and visual comfort felt for this type of climate.
Key words: Vegetation, comfort, climatic ambience, outdoor urban space, shading.