Dossier Hot Climates

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#13 - Urban planning in cities with hot and dry climates: the case of Cairo

Despite the awareness of the need to focus on sustainable urban development in the 1980s, Egypt faces a lack of convergence (...)

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#12 Urban planning and constraints under the hot climate in Brazil

With a significant rural exodus and a territory very sensitive to the effects of global warming, Brazil must reorganize the (...)

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#11 Urban planning and development in tropical climates: the example of French Guiana

As the example of French Guiana illustrates, sustainable construction in a warm climate is not only a technical challenge (...)

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#7 Development strategy for the "tropical built" sector

With the "BIOREV Tropics" project, Nomadeis, BioBuild Concept and the Laboratoire d'Écologie Urbaine de La Réunion, have (...)

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#6 Construction of local building materials sectors: a social as well as an economic challenge

The impact of building materials on climate change is a major challenge for the construction sector, as they are responsible (...)

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#4 Building bioclimatic in tropical climate and Reunion Island

Building bioclimatic infrastructures in Reunion Island and, more generally, in the DROMs and COMs (formerly DOM-TOM) requires (...)

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#1 Edito - Sustainable construction in hot climates

The ambition of this dossier is to gather a series of testimonies that illustrate, in all their dimensions, the challenges (...)