Location of the structural axes of Curitiba.
Schematic cross section and location of the test office.
Solar path in winter for Curitiba (latitude , longitude ).
Hours of possible direct solar incidence in the test office in winter.
Average illuminances in the test office in winter.
Relation between available daylight and sky view for overcast conditions in winter.
Minimum illuminance in the test office in winter at 10 a.m.
Minimum illuminance in the test office in winter at 12 noon.
Minimum illuminance in the test office in winter at 2 p.m.
Heat balance for a N-facing test office ( of 0.33).
Heat balance for a N-facing test office ( of 2).
Heating degree hours for a varying aspect ratio (E-W canyon axis).
Heating degree hours versus sky view factor: (a) S- and (b) N-facing test offices.
Schematic representation of recommended relations for Curitiba’s structural sector.
relations and calculated sky view factors considered in the daylighting and thermal simulations.
Heating degree hours and variations for an E-W canyon axis.
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