Building and Housing: Promoting Mediterranean know-how

19 July 2016 | 19 July 2016

Category/Theme: Other Buildings & Construction - Related Events - Mediterranean region, traditional local solutions

Organizer: Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea & Ministry of Housing and Territorial Equality of the French Republic; UN Environment, Economy Division; The French Environment & Energy Management Agency (ADEME); Energies 2050

Location: Morocco, Tangier


Summary: The event focused on existing solutions to address energy efficiency challenges in the Mediterranean region (e.g. finance tools). A presentation on contemporary earth construction opened a discussion on traditional local skills, confirming the need to address such questions within the GABC. The event also highlighted the need for a Mediterranean partnership on buildings and sustainable housing.


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