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How to make a combined sun and wind analysis for your public space

How to combine wind and sun simulations is discussed in this article.
Nine examples of combined wind and sun analyses

Often, the micro-climate comfort is dependent on not only solar access or shade, but also wind effects. Therefore, it is useful to do a sun analysis as well as a wind analysis, and then combine the results of those. This helps you determine the best places of different functions in an urban area.

When you do a wind analysis, it is beneficial to model different scenarios, just as you do in a sun analysis. You can for instance model different wind speeds, and wind coming from different directions.

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