Reformation of idea of “building envelope” and proposition of Okinawa model for housing in hot and humid regions
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Proposition of principles of housing in hot and humid climate and requirement for revision of building energy policy Liaison committee for proper housing in climate of Okinawa has been discussing and proposing the ways of housing in hot and humid climate and requiring improvement of measures and policies of building energy efficiency. The committee claimed that architects in Okinawa have ways to control hot humid climate with multiple elements surrounding a house and they are fundamentally different ideas from “building envelope standard” by building energy efficiency act. The committee presented principles of housing in Okinawa's climate and expressed concerns to Okinawa prefecture and Ministry. In 2019 the Ministry revised the measures and announced a plan to readjust the standards.
- JOURNAL OF THE HOUSING RESEARCH FOUNDATION "JUSOKEN"
JOURNAL OF THE HOUSING RESEARCH FOUNDATION "JUSOKEN" 46 (0), 273-282, 2020
Housing Research Foundation "JUSOKEN"