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ISSN: 2095-2635
CN: 10-1024/TU
e-ISSN: 2095-2643

The virtual-real measurement of Chinese garden impression: A quantitative analysis of cognitive experience of Jiangnan gardens with virtual reality experiments

Traditional Jiangnan garden architecture in China offers distinct spatial impressions that hold significance in contemporary architectural expression. Yet, the understanding and analysis of these spaces...

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A triangular architectural relation model among sustainability, beauty, and power

Sustainability, beauty, and power are notions that hit our contemporary perception every day. However, they have been an integral part of architecture and urban planning in various forms since the ages....

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The mechanism of block form diversification in urban morphological transformation: Case study of grid blocks in Beijing, China

Beijing is a typical traditional city in China, originating from the uniform and conventional grid plan, but transformed diversely, either on purpose or spontaneously. This research took the diversification...

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Integrating BIM and machine learning to predict carbon emissions under foundation materialization stage: Case study of China's 35 public buildings

For the significant energy consumption and environmental impact, it is crucial to identify the carbon emission characteristics of building foundations construction during the design phase. This study...

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Art and construction related qualities of 14th‒15th century monuments in a rural landscape on the western coast of Türkiye

This study aims to contribute to the understanding of the evolution of art and construction in the early settlements established by Turkish communities on the far west Asian coast by focusing on two...

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Mathematical beauty and Palladian architecture: Measuring and comparing visual complexity and diversity

Palladio's design principles, including proportion and harmony, have often been associated with mathematical definitions of beauty. However, the geometric and semantic properties of his façades have...

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Impact of solar reflectivity and infrared emissivity on the thermal performance of metal and concrete roofs in cloudy warm-humid climate

Regions near latitude 0° are characterized by warm-humid climate and also by high cloudiness. In these regions, metal roofs has been the most widely used typology. However, in the last decades, the...

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Perception beyond sight: Investigating the cognitive maps of congenitally blind individuals in urban environments

This study explores the challenges faced by congenitally blind individuals in navigating urban environments. Specifically, this research investigates the factors that contribute to the construction...

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Socioeconomic performance of in-between open spaces in a post-socialist city of Tirana, Albania

The urban development of Tirana during the last few years is characterized by significant expansion, population growth and intensive residential construction. The post-socialist city became much denser,...

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Quantifying the link between industrialization, urbanization, and economic growth over Kenya

Industrialization is a key element for economic growth in both developed and undeveloped countries. Due to globalization, the cause-effect between industrialization, economic growth and urbanization...

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A novel approach for assessing color harmony of historical buildings via street view image

While new buildings continue to emerge in the process of urbanization, historical buildings, as valuable legacies carrying national historical memory, play an important role in the urban landscape....

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From BIM model to 3D construction printing: A framework proposal

The growth of 3D construction printing needs appropriate integration into the planning and execution phases of building projects. With this aim, the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction sector...

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Multiscale urban design based on the optimization of the wind and thermal environments: A case study of the core area of Suzhou Science and Technology City

New methods are need to coordinate the conflicting spatial demands through urban design research and strategies from the perspective of multi-scale urban climate analysis. To integrate wind–thermal...

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Green retrofitting of heritage buildings based on (3Ts) framework: An applied case study

Diverse heritage architecture characterizes Port Said in Egypt, reflecting European and Arab influences. Suez Canal heritage villas comprise 25% of the total listed heritage buildings in the city. Thus,...

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A study on the form contemporary developments of Tabriz leather and shoe Bazaar (marketplace) from the late Qajar to current period

Bazaars are considered essential components of a society's economy and significant features in the urban context of cities, which have emerged based on exchanging goods and meeting people's needs. Since...

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Morphological typology pedigree of centripetal spatial schema in traditional Chinese settlements

Centripetality, as a spatial prototype characterized by “collective memory”, manifests within the context of traditional Chinese culture as the inherent concept of “human-centeredness” which have existed...

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The influence of residential facilities on depression and frailty of the elderly in rural China: Evidence from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

In the context of rural revitalization and the increasing prevalence of aging population, the mental health of older adults in rural China has become an issue of widespread social concern. There is...

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Characterization of conception drawing in architecture to face technological mediations

The conception drawing in architecture is that allows to initiate the architectural thinking, visualizing, and discovering the first ideas. This drawing has traditionally been given as an act of linking...

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The interaction of history and modern thought in the creation of Iran's architecture by investigating the approaches of past-oriented architecture

The relationship between tradition and modernity significantly influences society, culture, and architectural discourse. This philosophy offers a framework for exploring the impact of traditional architecture...

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Finer-scale urban health risk assessment based on the interaction perspective of thermal radiation, human, activity, and space

Urban heat stress profoundly affects the health of residents. However, current research primarily focuses on quantifying the risk of urban heat based on LST, Ta, etc., overlooking the crucial and intimate...

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Organic stabilization in earthen plaster: Eco-compatible architecture and ancient techniques in Tata Somba homes

The study of organic stabilization is crucial for understanding its impact on the durability and effectiveness of earthen plaster. Analyzing natural admixtures' effects on plaster properties provides...

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Improving access to urban parks through public transit optimization

This study establishes an evaluation and optimization framework for the public transit network based on social network analysis and a greedy algorithm, aiming to explore a quantitative approach to improving...

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A typology of clustered housing for older adults towards opportunities for social interaction: A case study of Dutch social housing

Dutch housing associations are dealing with a growing number of tenants who are ageing in place. Meanwhile, there is a lack of suitable housing that meets the (social) needs of this target group. Clustered...

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Flexible high-rise apartments with sparse wall-frame structure: A data-driven computational approach

Flexible housing resolves the fundamental conflicts between the long-standing structure and the evolving demands. We propose a computational method of optimizing the structural layout of high-rise residential...

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AI for conceptual architecture: Reflections on designing with text-to-text, text-to-image, and image-to-image generators

In this paper we present a research-through-design study where we employed text-to-text, text-to-image, and image-to-image generative tools for a conceptual architecture project for the eVolo skyscraper...

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