Recognizing light and thermal behavior in the structure and functionality of Baber-rooms in the vernacular buildings of Bandar Lengeh



Palabras clave:

ligera, comportamiento térmico, cazador de viento Baber, clima, Bandar Lengué


Bandar-Lengeh is located in a region with a hot and humid climate in the south of Iran. As a result, given its harsh weather conditions, several elements and spaces have been devised to create a special kind of sustainable architecture, a Baber-Room. Since there is no evidence of any scientific study regarding Baber-Rooms or their analysis, this research has been conducted in two parts, structural and functional, to better understand them as a stable structure. To examine these, an area of Bandar-Lengeh was chosen (36 houses aged 70 or above) for a qualitative (introducing the Baber-Room, its components, materials, and construction process, the occupied areas, orientation, and positioning) and a quantitative study (light-measurement using Ecotect analysis software and temperature measurements with a “Fluke T3000fc” device). This was done at a time when mechanical air-conditioners were not standard, to see whether these rooms could meet the needs of inhabitants as natural air-conditioners.


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Biografía del autor/a

Hamed Mohammadi-Mazraeh, Universidad de Teherán, Teherán, Irán

Departamento de Arquitectura e Ingeniería de Edificación, Facultad de Korani, sucursal de Bandarabbas.

Mohammadreza Mahmoudzadeh, Universidad Técnica y Profesional (TVU), Bandar Abbas, Irán

Departamento de Arquitectura, Filial de Bandar Abbas


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Mohammadi-Mazraeh, H., & Mahmoudzadeh, M. (2024). Recognizing light and thermal behavior in the structure and functionality of Baber-rooms in the vernacular buildings of Bandar Lengeh. Hábitat Sustentable, 14(1), 102–117.