Like a sailor, city designers must know the wind and respect its power.
Every object placed in a city landscape alters the way wind behaves. This happens because solid objects offer resistance to air.
And if there’s an interested in building a city in harmony with the wind, we want to create less friction and make the wind travel as smoothly as possible around the architecture.
Like a sailor, city designers must know the wind and respect its power. Understanding wind effects has never been so important. Why? Because we are building denser cities and higher structures. So, let’s understand the 3 most common Wind Effects in Urban Areas.