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Domestic building projects in Hong Kong are typically comprised of a number of tall residential towers standing on a common podium. With its four wings radiating out from the core, a residential tower consists usually of eight apartments on a single floor, with two at each wing. A narrow but...
This paper has three purposes: first, to provide insight into the Javanese's beliefs in supernatural life and supernatural power of sacred places, explaining the myth of mountain in the Javanese mystical life; second, to provide insight into the concept of Javanese architecture related to...
Solar radiation, outdoor illuminance and sky luminance data are important for accurate cooling bad determinations and daylighting evaluations. Systematic data measurements are regarded as the most effective and accurate method of settingup reliable databases. This paper describes solar data...
Fire safety aspects for Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong were discussed in this paper. Local regulations and existing fire safety provisions were surveyed. Fire safety provisions in a typical restaurant were reported. The licensing requirements were outlined. Fire environment was predicted by a...
Local accident rates, particularly in the construction industry, remain high over the years. In this paper, the accident statistics, codes and regulations for construction used in some South-East Asian countries, includingjapan, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and the Philippines, are briefly reviewed....
The cooling cost of buildings in the summer season may be reduced by structural changes and/or repositioning of windows so that window panes are inclined to the inside, and the direction in which windows face is shifted at predetermined angles. In this way the solar intensity and the...
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