Cultural Pathology of Double Glazed Windows in terms of Environmental Connectivity Culture in Iran

Authors

  • Nastaran Parsaei
  • Rana Soleymanpour
  • Asl Navasar
  • Maryam Banaei

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.198

Abstract

One of the main sustainable products for reducing fuel consumption is a double-glazed window. Despite the positive impacts of these windows in Iran, maybe usage of them has negative effects on environmental connectivity.  Environmental connectivity is important in Iranian’s culture in different aspects of privacy and nature relatedness that has influenced the architecture of Windows. The aim of this research is to study the cultural pathology of double glazed windows in today's housing of Iran by analyzing Spearman correlation coefficient. Also, we suggest patterns from traditional windows to improve the environmental connectivity culture by focusing on sustainable designing.

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: double glazed windows, environmental connectivity Culture, Sustainability, Iranian traditional window.

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Published

2016-06-26

How to Cite

Parsaei, N., Soleymanpour, R., Navasar, A., & Banaei, M. (2016). Cultural Pathology of Double Glazed Windows in terms of Environmental Connectivity Culture in Iran. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(1), 71-80. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.198