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Journal of Middle East Applied Science and Technology (JMEAST)
ISSN (Online): 2305-0225
Issue 12(4) [Part II], August 2014, pp. 643-653
The method used in this case study is based on observation
and quantitative measurement of environment variables.
This study has taken place in Arab Zadeh's house in Yazd on
the 30th of Azar in 1391(20th December, 2012). The tine
scope of study is 9 am to 15 pm with checking every 10
minutes. This specific time was chosen due to the visible
presence of radiation which is an important factor for
variable weather conditions in this climate. Data was
collected in 2 series, micro-climate data (case study) and the
Urban Climate (which was the data we collected every 10
minutes in the synoptic station on the day of the field study).
Digital environmental indicators were used due to data
comparison and studying the positive or negative effects of
architecture in general. At the end, thermal differences in the
expression of a micro-scale climatic conditions was

explained by the physical properties such as the proportions
Texture and architecture of the City, Yazd is one of the most
striking examples of a hot and dry climates. Location studied
in this research is Arab Zadeh's house and it belongs to a
collection of 13th century buildings that all of them have
special architectural spaces which resembles desert and a
very unique style of architecture. This house is composed of
two parts, an outer and an inner part. Inner part almost fills
most of the house. The courtyard is in the center and upper
parts of the emirate are surrounding the yard each for one
specific season. . The place for collecting data was within
the yard (big yard) at the same distance from each forehead.