Design and Construction Experience in Cities in the Extreme North (Using Norilsk as an Example),
COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H
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On the basis of generalizing the construction experience gained at Norilsk and in accordance with the principles of architectural climatology, the authors have substantiated the requirements for the planning and construction of cities and villages of the municipal type for high latitudes. The authors suggest methods of protection against snow, and ways to ameliorate the microclimate in an inhabited territory. Special attention is directed to increasing the degree of comfort in the living accomodations and in creating the conditions for proper physical development and education of children of pre-school and school age. The book is oriented toward urban builders and architects.
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology