Associate Prof. Or Aleksandrowicz


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Assistant Prof. Or Aleksandrowicz


Architecture and Town Planning

Main energy field:

Building Energy

Building Energy Simulation


PhD – 2015 – TU Wien, Engineering Science – Architecture

MSc – 2012 – TU Wien, Building Science and Technology

B.Arch – 2002 – Tel Aviv University, Architecture

Research Area in Energy:

Energy-efficient building and urban design

The effect of climate on energy consumption

Occupants effect on building energy consumption

Smart building envelopes

Building energy simulation

Selected Publications:

Jonathan Natanian, Or Aleksandrowicz and Thomas Auer, A Parametric Approach to Optimizing Urban Form, Energy Load Match and Environmental Quality: The Case of Hot and Dry Mediterranean Districts, Applied Energy 254, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113637.

Or Aleksandrowicz and Abraham Yezioro, Mechanically ventilated double-skin facade in a hot and humid climate: Summer monitoring in an office tower in Tel Aviv, Architectural Science Review 61(3): 171-188, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/00038628.2018.1450726.

Or Aleksandrowicz and Ardeshir Mahdavi, The application of building performance simulation in the writing of architectural history: Analysing climatic design in 1960s Israel, Frontiers of Architectural Research 7(3): 367-382, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.foar.2018.06.003.

Or Aleksandrowicz, Milena Vuckovic, Kristina Kiesel, Ardeshir Mahdavi, Current trends in urban heat island mitigation research: Observations based on a comprehensive research repository, Urban Climate 21: 1-26, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2017.04.002.

Or Aleksandrowicz, Appearance and performance: Israeli building climatology and its effect on local architectural practice (1940–1977), Architectural Science Review 60(5): 371-381, 2017, DOI: 10.1080/00038628.2017.1354812.