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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
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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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