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Editorial: Urban Heat Island (UHI) and its Mitigation through Urban Planning, Design, and Landscaping

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posted on 2023-07-06, 02:42 authored by Steve Kardinal JusufSteve Kardinal Jusuf, Marcel Ignatius, Nyuk Hien Wong, Hasheem Akbari

The most significant thermal phenomenon of a city in relation to the climate is urban heat island (UHI). The UHI intensity is the temperature difference between an urban and a rural site under the same climate conditions. Air temperatures in the densely built area are higher compared to the ones in the surrounding sub-urban areas due to positive urban thermal balance.


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Architectural Science Review

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