© 2015 by Roland DEHGHAN KAMARAGI

The ventilation and cooling in the traditional architecture of the Persian Gulf

History devices, modeling, performance evaluation.

Measurement of Badgirs in different region of Iran

Persian Gulf region and desert

NASURI'S HOUSE

Siraf, 18th century

 

This tower is 14.83m high. The room located under Badgir is 12.24m long and 2.80m wide, with a surface area of 34.27m2 and a height under ceiling of 3.84m. The room has a door and two small windows giving onto other rooms

The house is located on a hill between the sea and mountains

MEASURING VELOCITY AND ANGLE OF PREVAILING WIND

 

We conducted our analyzes under different temperatures and wind conditions.

The inclination of Badgir face to prevailing wind noted by GPS

MEASURING THE VOLUME AIR OF INCOMING AND OUTGOING AIR DUCT

 

The main room with a four sided Badgir.

Anemometer

TA300 / TROTEC

THE BEHAVIOUR OF WIND UNDER THE BADGIR

 

The piece of red paper is sucked to outside when the duct is in extraction mode; otherwise the paper is pushed to inside the room.

 

Air flow in ducts