High-Rise Building Group Morphology Generation Approach Based on Wind Environmental Performance

  • Yuqiong Lin
  • Yanan Song
  • Jiawei Yao
  • Philip F. YuanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1028)


In the urbanization process, high-rise is favored and popularized, while results to the high-density urban space which aggravated the deterioration of urban wind environment. Using quantifiable environmental factors to control the building, is promoting a more meaningful group formation of the sustainable high-rise buildings. Thus, taking wind performance into account in high-rise design infancy is essential. According to the achievement of CAADRIA2018 “SELF-FORM-FINDING WIND TUNNEL TO ENVIRONMENTAL-PERFORMANCE URBAN AND BUILDING DESIGN” workshop, a preliminary set related to the environmental performance urban morphology generation system and method was constructed. In this study, various of high-rise building forms that might be conducive to urban ventilation were selected, such as “hollow-out”, “twisting”, “façade retracting” and “lift-up”, to design the Dynamic Model System with multi-dimensional motion.


High-rise Group morphology Wind tunnel Dynamic models Environmental performance 



This research is funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51578378), the Special Funds for State Key R&D Program during the 13th Five-year Plan Period of China (Grant No. 2016YFC0702104), the Sino- German Scientific Research Program (Grant No. GZ1162) and Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (Grant No. 16dz1206502, Grant No. 16dz2250500, Grant No. 17dz1203405).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuqiong Lin
    • 1
  • Yanan Song
    • 1
  • Jiawei Yao
    • 1
  • Philip F. Yuan
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.College of Architecture and Urban PlanningTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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