Solidere New Water Front District, Beirut

An environmental study for Solidere New Waterfront District, located in the centre of Beirut, with an area of 800,000 m2; tasks included:

A solar study enabling the understanding of solar impact at an urban level, to assess shading and overshadowing.

A wind study allowing the assessment of the wind patterns at the urban level during the hot and cold seasons.

A heat island study based on the solar and wind study results.

A set of recommendations serving as basic guidelines for future developments, to achieve optimal climate responsive developments.