Climatic Design and Changing Social Needs in the Tropics ... - MDPI Sep 12, 2014 ... related to climate and changing lifestyle in these tropical zones. Using case study ... This leads to a disengagement from neighbours  and removes the option of .... to maintain houses built from traditional materials. Materials...
Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings ... Temperature and humidity conditions in building structures must not exceed certain ..... The issues presented include: the construction and selection of materials for .... technologies for thermal comfort in buildings in hot and tropical climates.
Design & Materials: Homes for Different Climates - Lesson ... A House for Me: Materials and Design for Different Climates ... for desert climates, peaked roofs for snowy areas, elevated foundations for tropical climates). .... provides a similar design-build-test activity, with more focus on materials choice.
Choose the Right Entry Door for Your Climate - @Redfin Dec 1, 2014 ... Investing in an entry door to withstand your area's climate will ensure it ... Unfortunately, if you choose a material that warps and cracks under ... to sunlight, making them a poor choice for tropical climates without a lot of shade.