E3S Web Conf.
Volume 136, 20192019 International Conference on Building Energy Conservation, Thermal Safety and Environmental Pollution Control (ICBTE 2019)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Urban Public Safety|
|Published online||10 December 2019|
Wind tunnel study on the pedestrian-level wind comfort in residential areas of Harbin
1 College of Environment and Energy Engineering, Anhui Jianzhu University, Hefei, 230022, China
2 Key Laboratory of Huizhou Architecture in Anhui Province, Anhui Jianzhu University, Hefei, 230022, China
3 BIM Engineering Center of Anhui Province, Anhui Jianzhu University, Hefei, 230022, China
4 School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, 150001, China
5 Key Laboratory of Cold Region Urban and Rural Human Settlement Environment Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Harbin, 150001, China
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pedestrian-level wind conditions in residential areas are closely related to the quality of urban residents' daily life. In this paper, seven representative building layouts of urban residential areas were summarized from actual residential areas of Harbin, and wind tunnel experiments were carried out to study the pedestrian-level wind comfort in these residential areas. The assessments of pedestrian wind comfort are performed by combining the wind tunnel results and long-term local wind statistics. The results show that the hybrid-type and the enclosed-type layouts can provide better pedestrian wind comfort than parallel-type layouts, and the building heights of residential areas need to be controlled in cities of severe cold regions.
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