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elahe zahiri


The architecture and construction of a house consist of many different factors. Having a relative knowledge of these factors and their interactions is essential for a real understanding of the physical structure and spatial values of the past. Different climate and weather, historical periods with rich culture can be considered as practical factors in our country. This paper briefly discusses the influence of climate factors on the architecture composition of the hot and arid climate of Iran and the historical structure and analysis of maps of several traditional houses in Yazd. This article deals with the Qajar-to-contemporary historical periods, but also most of them are related to the Qajar period. The research method is a historical descriptive case study, and the data is collected by the library study method

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Yazd Houses -, Climate, Climate Attitude, Structure

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zahiri, elahe. (2020). The Impact of Climate on the Shape and Architecture of Yazd Houses. Mapta Journal of Architecture, Urbanism and Civil Engineering (MJAUCE), 3(1), 17–26.