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Architecture and Town Planning
Main energy field:
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
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.