Mechanism of Housing-related Urban Heat Island Formation and Dynamic in High-density Urban Context: A Numerical Study of Hong Kong


A large sum of evidence are suggesting that high-density cities are apt to suffer from Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect due to deterioration of natural infrastructure, compactness of built-up environment, and the land... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jin Yeu TSOU (Center for Housing Innovations, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  2. Xiang LI (School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  3. Katerina Tsou (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Jiahui HE (MSc. Programme in Advanced Environmental Planning Technologies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Topic Areas

Analysis, simulation and sensing , Urban/environmental planning and Architecture , Geographic Information System (GIS)


O1 » Urban/environmental planning and Architecture (10:45 - Tuesday, 5th June, Sonaatti 1)



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