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Climatic Design of Buildings using Passive Techniques
Buildings in developing countries are often designed without taking sufficient account of the climate. Factors such as the urban surroundings or site charac-
teristics, orientation and architectural design of the building, choice of building materials, etc are not given enough importance. Consequently buildings often have a poor indoor climate, which affects comfort, health and efficiency. The problem is found in dwellings as well as workplaces or public buildings, such as schools and hospitals.
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