WIT Press


Environmental Conditions In The State Of Rio De Janeiro

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,235 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000081

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

A.C.M. Rocha & C.A.N. Cosenza

Abstract

This paper presents the methodology incorporated in a study, still in development, which aims to put in place and build a hierarchical view of the state of Rio de Janeiro, according to the architectural request, observed by the adequate use of the urban and natural environmental considerations and care for the human well-being in the built environment. The methodology used in this study is based upon the Locacional Model (elaborated at COPPE/UFRJ - 1996 - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), which differs form the traditional ones by operating placement analysis from a group of measurable factors, following quality and quantity considerations. The model also allows for inexact data (i.e. climate), with equations being carried

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