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A review of courtyard house: history evolution forms, and functions

Abass, Fatma and Ismail, Lokman Hakim and Solla, Mohmed (2016) A review of courtyard house: history evolution forms, and functions. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (4). pp. 2557-2563. ISSN 18196608

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The courtyard is one of the traditional architectural forms that contributed in determining climatic environment, physical and psychological in the courtyard house. This paper focus on the history of courtyard and it is privacy measure in variant civilizations. Variants courtyard studies were investigated, beside the courtyard history, evolution, form and elements were recorded in terms of it is physical features and benefits. The result revealed that the courtyard around the world has a similar form, but the attributes are varied depending on the region climatic characteristic. The paper concludes with an outline of means to optimize a courtyard microclimate performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Evolution; courtyard form; functions
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8845
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